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Lignins, Cutins, and Suberins

Thomas S. Bianchi and Elizabeth A. Canuel

in Chemical Biomarkers in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134147
eISBN:
9781400839100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134147.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines lignin, which has proven to be a useful chemical biomarker for tracing vascular-plant inputs to aquatic systems. Cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin generally make up >75% of ... More


Zooplankton respiration

Santiago Hernández-León and Tsutomu Ikeda

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527084
eISBN:
9780191713347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527084.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews metazooplankton (>200 μm) respiration in aquatic systems. It discusses methodology, modifying agents (physical, chemical, and biological factors), definitions, and carbon ... More


Effects of Seabird-Derived Nutrients on Aquatic Systems

H.S. Young, L. Hurrey, and G.S. Kolb

in Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735693
eISBN:
9780190267803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735693.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers the effects of bird-derived nutrients on aquatic systems. It focuses on how guano-derived nutrients reach near shore zones and how this affects the species those aquatic ... More


Infodisruption: pollutants interfering with the natural chemical information conveyance in aquatic systems

Miquel Lürling

in Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199583096
eISBN:
9780191810091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583096.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Infodisruption is a widespread phenomenon in aquatic systems, which can be caused by all kind of anthropogenic activities that change the chemical environment in which the organisms live. The ... More


Aquatic chemical ecology: new directions and challenges for the future

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

in Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199583096
eISBN:
9780191810091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583096.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter assesses the important challenges for the future of chemical ecology, including the chemicals involved, the importance of the chemical network in natural systems, and the effects of ... More


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