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Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques

Jocelyne Hughes (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766384
eISBN:
9780191820908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766384.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This practical manual of freshwater ecology and conservation provides a state-of-the-art review of the methods and techniques used to measure, monitor, and conserve freshwater ecosystems. It offers a ... More


Wetland Plants and Animals

Arnold G. van der Valk

in The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608942
eISBN:
9780191774805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608942.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Wetlands harbor a variety of plants, particularly macrophytes, and animals, including birds, fish, reptiles, and mammals. These wetland plants and animals can adapt to an excess of water and often a ... More


Wetland Animal Ecology

Darold P. Batzer, Robert Cooper, and Scott A. Wissinger

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In terms of energy base, wetlands appear to be hybrids of terrestrial and aquatic/marine habitats. Recognizing that the ecological functions of animals in wetlands share features with the faunas of ... More


Wetland Ecosystem Processes

Robert G. Wetzel

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By definition, the water table of wetlands is near, at, or above the hydrosoil (sediment) surface. These changing hydrologic conditions are primary drivers of nutrient fluxes in the sediments and all ... More


Effects of Ocean Acidification on the Diversity and Activity of Heterotrophic Marine Microorganisms

Markus G. Weinbauer and Xavier Mari

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Microbe-mediated processes are crucial for biogeochemical cycles and the functioning of marine ecosystems (Azam and Malfatti 2007 ). If these processes are affected by ... More


Geoecological Controls on Elemental Fluxes in Communities of Higher Plants in Amazonian floodplains

Martin Worbes and Wolfgang J. Junk

in The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195114317
eISBN:
9780197561140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195114317.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Navigators visiting the Amazon during the fifteenth century provided the earliest descriptions of aquatic systems in the region, but it was not until mid twentieth ... More


Introduction

Arnold G. van der Valk

in The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608942
eISBN:
9780191774805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608942.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Wetlands are land areas with shallow water or saturated soils that support a wide variety of plants not found somewhere else in the surrounding uplands. Although wetlands share a number of ... More


Wetland Plants and Aquatic Macrophytes

Jocelyne M.R. Hughes, Beverley R. Clarkson, Ana T. Castro-Castellon, and Laura L. Hess

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/9780198766384.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Ecologists, conservationists, and managers frequently need to recognise and survey different aquatic plant species, vegetation types, plant communities, or habitat. It is, after all, the vegetation ... More


Invasive Aquatic Species

Julie A. Coetzee, Martin P. Hill, Andreas Hussner, Ana L. Nunes, and Olaf L.F. Weyl

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/9780198766384.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Freshwater ecosystems are particularly susceptible to invasions by invasive non-native species (INNS) across a range of taxa, largely as a consequence of anthropogenic influences on these systems, ... More


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