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The Future, Human Population, and Management

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Climate change and direct, local impacts are reducing the ability of reefs to support rich ecosystems, including those of people dependent upon them. Adaptation by reefs has been suggested as being ... More


Coral Reefs – Biodiverse and Productive Tropical Ecosystems

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Coral reefs are the ocean's richest ecosystem in terms of biodiversity and productivity. They are restricted to tropical waters where conditions of salinity, temperature and sedimentation are ... More


Quantifying the economic consequences of multiple stressors on the marine environment

Nick Hanley

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter explains the principles behind estimating economic values for changes in the quality of marine ecosystems and in the ecosystem services they provide. These principles are also relevant ... More


Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Catherine Owen Koning and Sharon M. Ashworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Targeted towards a general audience, this book explains the science of wetland ecology through the real-world stories of those who wade into the muck. The book is organized by generalized wetland ... More


The future, human population and management

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, Graham M. Pilling, and Nicholas A. J. Graham

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198787341
eISBN:
9780191829420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787341.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Climate change and direct, local impacts are reducing the ability of reefs to support rich ecosystems, including those of people dependent upon them. Reef adaptation has been suggested as being ... More


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