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Monitoring Rocky Shores

Steven Murray

J. Stanford and R.L. Newell (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Monitoring changes in the intertidal zone of rocky shores has never been more critical. This sensitive habitat at the interface of land and ocean may well be the marine equivalent of the canary in a ... More


Quantifying Abundance: Density and Cover

Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, and Megan N. Dethier

in Monitoring Rocky Shores

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Most rocky intertidal zone field studies require quantification of abundance, of either individual species or other taxonomic units of the investigator's choice. Data indicating species abundances ... More


Quantifying Abundance: Biomass

Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, and Megan N. Dethier

in Monitoring Rocky Shores

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Species abundances in rocky intertidal zones are generally expressed as numerical density or counts as cover. Occasionally, however, the goals of a sampling program require that the biomass of rocky ... More


Mayflies of the Lake Hovsgol Region, Mongolia

S. Enkhtaivan and T. Soldán

in International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098688
eISBN:
9780520943803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098688.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on mayfly species in the Lake Hovsgol region in Mongolia. It explains that collections from the region in 1995–1997 and in 2002–2003 yielded only 56 species. The chapter presents ... More


Invertebrates: A Case Study Of China Camp State Park, Marin County

April Robinson, Andrew N. Cohen, Brie Lindsey, and Letitia Grenier

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The distribution of macroinvertebrates across a tidal gradient is described from a study of invertebrate distribution across tidal marsh sub-habitats, a nonquantitative survey of epifauna on ... More


Aquatic Macroinvertebrates

Richard Marchant and Catherine M. Yule

in Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766384
eISBN:
9780191820908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766384.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Sampling of aquatic macroinvertebrates requires techniques that are efficient and representative. Stratification of sampling units is a practical way of ensuring representative coverage of the ... More


Freshwater ecosystems

Pierre Taberlet, Aurélie Bonin, Lucie Zinger, and Eric Coissac

in Environmental DNA: For Biodiversity Research and Monitoring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198767220
eISBN:
9780191821387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767220.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 12 “Freshwater ecosystems” focuses on the study of freshwater organisms via eDNA analysis. It addresses the particularities of the production, persistence, transport, and detectability of ... More


Freshwaters and farming: Impacts of land use and management on the biodiversity of rivers and ditches

Rosalind F. Shaw, Alison E. Poole, Ruth E. Feber, Eva M. Raebel, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Freshwater resources are of vital importance in sustaining human populations and activities. The biodiversity of freshwater systems in agricultural land can be negatively affected by agricultural ... More


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