Covering all beach types, and addressing issues from the behavioral and physiological adaptations of the biota to exploring the effects of pollution and the impact of man's activities, this book should become the standard reference for ...
Author: A.C. Brown
The Ecology of Sandy Shores provides the students and researchers with a one-volume resource for understanding the conservation and management of the sandy shore ecosystem. Covering all beach types, and addressing issues from the behavioral and physiological adaptations of the biota to exploring the effects of pollution and the impact of man's activities, this book should become the standard reference for those interested in Sandy Shore study, management and preservation. More than 25% expanded from the previous edition Three entirely new chapters: Energetics and Nutrient Cycling, Turtles and Terrestrial Vertebrates, and Benthic Macrofauna Populations New sections on the interstitial environment, seagrasses, human impacts and coastal zone management Examples drawn from virtually all parts of the world, considering all beach types from the most exposed to the most sheltered
This book is designed to both provide the conceptual basis to introduce students to the basic principles of sandy shore ecology and to serve as a ready reference for doctoral students and researches working on these systems.
Author: Anton McLachlan
Publisher: Academic Press
The Ecology of Sandy Shores, Third Edition, provides both a holistic and conceptual introduction for beginners, while also presenting an in-depth and cutting-edge analysis for researchers interested in sandy shores. This new edition focuses on resource use, and has also been updated to include recent findings, enhanced illustrations, and additional coverage on beach fisheries and global/climate change. In addition, this release presents insights on food webs, greater coverage on global biodiversity patterns in sandy beaches, and new insights on population patterns, behavior and threats. Research on beaches is difficult because of the dynamic nature of the environment. There is no other book covering the ecology of sandy beaches, despite the extent and economic importance of these systems. This book is designed to both provide the conceptual basis to introduce students to the basic principles of sandy shore ecology and to serve as a ready reference for doctoral students and researches working on these systems. It can also serve as a handbook for land and coastal managers. Fully updated edition of the preeminent book on sandy shores Covers sandy shores from the perspective that they are a socioecological system Represents the top resource on an enormous habitat that is important in every way—ecologically, environmentally, socially and economically
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What battleground is more ferocious than where waves and sand meet? What environment could be more exciting to study than this sandy interface between sea and land? And yet how much do we know about sandy beaches?
Author: A. McLachlan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
What sight is more beautiful than a high-energy beach facing lines of rolling white breakers? What battleground is more ferocious than where waves and sand meet? What environment could be more exciting to study than this sandy interface between sea and land? And yet how much do we know about sandy beaches? Open sandy beaches are amongst the most neglected fields of scientific study in the coastal environment. This situation exists despite their great extent along most temperate and tropical coastlines and their value as recreational areas and buffer zones against the sea. The traditional oceanographer does not venture into the surf zone while the terrestrial ecologist stops short at the high water mark. Only a few coastal engineers have grappled with the problem of sand and sediment movement as it influences their construction of harbours and pipelines. The marine biologist on the other hand has regarded estuaries, coral reefs and rocky shores, obviously teeming with life, as more fruitful areas for study than the apparently poor animal life on sandy beaches. Sandy beaches have therefore tended to become a scientific no man's land. Over the last decade this situation has begun to improve. Recent work on high-energy beaches has revealed that they may in fact be rich and productive and fertile areas for study. It has even been suggested that beaches and their adjacent surf zones may constitute viable marine ecosystems.
In a series of activities, students, grades 2-4, explore the environment of the sandy shore, from grains of sand to commonly found animals to more complex ecological interactions.
Author: Craig Strang
Category: Aquatic biology
In a series of activities, students, grades 2-4, explore the environment of the sandy shore, from grains of sand to commonly found animals to more complex ecological interactions. You do not need to live near the ocean or be a science expert to do these activities. This unit fosters respect for the environment and all living things.
Reprint. Originally published for the Company of Biologists Ltd. by the Richmond Pub. Co., c1994.
Author: Peter J. Hayward
Publisher: Pelagic Pub Limited
This book introduces the natural history of sandy shore communities and provides keys that will enable readers to name the animals they find. It provides practical approaches for behavioural and ecological studies, including the survey and monitoring of populations.
Two rare species nest on the dunes of Tijuana Estuary ( Figure 3.28 ) , and a
variety of other species feed on the sandy shores adjacent to the dunes . The
dunes also provide a refuge for shorebirds when high tides inundate their
Resensies / Reviews Ecology of Sandy Shores A . C . Brown and A . McLachlan
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Biology Annual Review 28: 381–496. Ansari, Z.A. & B.S. Ingole. 1983. Meiofauna
of some sandy beaches of Andaman Islands. Indian Journal of Marine Science ...
Author: William Peter Uprichard JacksonPublish On: 1991
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Author: Ecological Society of AmericaPublish On: 1985
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Collembola , Isotomidae ) on fungi : method development and ecological
consequences . SESSION 12E . Contributed Papers : Plant Ecology of Sandy Shores .
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INTRODUCTORY OCEANOGRAPHY The largest single environment on earth
Over the last three hundred years or so we have seen the formalization of science and this of course has touched intertidal ecology.
Author: D. Raffaelli
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The seashore has long been the subject of fascination and study - the Ancient Greek scholar Aristotle made observations and wrote about Mediterranean sea urchins. The considerable knowledge of what to eat and where it could be found has been passed down since prehistoric times by oral tradition in many societies - in Britain it is still unwise to eat shellfish in months without an 'r' in them. Over the last three hundred years or so we have seen the formalization of science and this of course has touched intertidal ecology. Linnaeus classified specimens collected from the seashore and many common species (Patella vulgata L. , Mytilus edulis L. , Littorina littorea (L. )) bear his imprint because he formally described, named and catalogued them. Early natural historians described zonation patterns in the first part of the 19th century (Audouin and Milne-Edwards, 1832), and the Victorians became avid admirers and collectors of shore animals and plants with the advent of the new fashion of seaside holidays (Gosse, 1856; Kingsley, 1856). As science became professionalized towards the end of the century, marine biologists took advantage of low tides to gain easy access to marine life for taxonomic work and classical studies of functional morphology. The first serious studies of the ecology of the shore were made at this time (e. g.
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Author: Royal Society of South AustraliaPublish On: 2008
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