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Respiration and its measurement in surface marine waters

Carol Robinson and Peter J. le B. Williams

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/9780198527084.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews current knowledge of the process and measurement of microplankton respiration in marine surface waters. The principal approaches are outlined and their potentials and limitations ... More


Evaluation of Methods and Uncertainties in the Chemical Budgets

James W. Labaugh, Donald C. Buso, and Gene E. Likens

in Mirror Lake: Interactions among Air, Land, and Water

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261198
eISBN:
9780520944497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261198.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the uncertainties inherent in the water and chemical budgets of the lake in relation to the differences between chemical mass change in storage and to the balance between solute ... More


Issues of Unsustainability Related to Water

Motomu Ibaraki

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses some issues of unsustainability related to water. It begins with an overview of hydrological systems and water resources, including variations in water budgets. It then ... More


Virus-Host Dynamics in a Complex Milieu

Joshua S. Weitz

in Quantitative Viral Ecology: Dynamics of Viruses and Their Microbial Hosts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161549
eISBN:
9781400873968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161549.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter introduces a series of dynamic models for exploring the mechanisms underlying the emergent features of complex ecosystems. Models of complex food webs including viral parasites reflect ... More


Changing Water Use Hydrology

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the changes in water use hydrology in India, focusing on the issues of transboundary water management. It analyses how the green and blue water use for agriculture in the ... More


Streamflow Depletion

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Much of the book’s discussion thus far has focused on groundwater depletion. However, as wells continue to pump, the source of water increasingly comes from surface water. This chapter examines how ... More


Changing Surface Water–Groundwater Interactions in Narmada River Basin

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the changes in the interaction between surface water and groundwater in Narmada River Basin. It analyses the historical flows, long-term trends in rainfall in the basin, and ... More


The Waters of Kentucky

Daniel I. Carey

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter follows water through the hydrologic cycle in Kentucky and shows how water shapes the land and supports the life. It describes and quantifies precipitation, stream flow runoff, ... More


Water for the City

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the history and current state of water supply development and the water quality issues that Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China have needed to address. It identifies the efforts ... More


Physical Choices for Water Supply Management in Urban Areas

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the strategies for improving effective availability of water in terms of quality and quantity in urban areas for sustaining water supplies to meet the growing demands. This is ... More


Water for Nature

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Many ecosystems depend on the flow, quality, and temperature of groundwater contributions to streams, wetlands, and other surface-water bodies. This chapter examines these complex issues of ecosystem ... More


Biogeography

MICHAEL H. HORN, LARRY G. ALLEN, and ROBERT N. LEA

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter consists mainly of an update of the distributional analysis of California coastal fishes completed more than 25 years ago. The current analysis incorporates range extensions and recent ... More


Land–Water Interactions

George W. Kling, Heather E. Adams, Neil D. Bettez, William B. Bowden, Byron C. Crump, Anne E. Giblin, Kristin E. Judd, Katy Keller, George W. Kipphut, Edward R. Rastetter, Gaius R. Shaver, and Marc Stieglitz

in Alaska's Changing Arctic: Ecological Consequences for Tundra, Streams, and Lakes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199860401
eISBN:
9780190267889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860401.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explores the various land-water interactions research carried out at Toolik Lake. It looks into the production and chemical transformation of materials in terrestrial environments and ... More


Sharing the Common Pool

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This final chapter brings together the main themes running throughout the book, and discusses key imperatives for achieving groundwater sustainability and responsible groundwater governance. In ... More


Temperature and Marine Macroecology

Andrew Clarke

in Marine Macroecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226904115
eISBN:
9780226904146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904146.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Temperature is one of the most important physical factors affecting organisms. Temperature, typically combined with other environmental factors such as climate, has long been regarded as a key factor ... More


Riparian Restoration in the Context of Tamarix Control

Patrick B. Shafroth, David M. Merritt, Mark K. Briggs, Vanessa B. Beauchamp, Kenneth D. Lair, Michael L. Scott, and Anna Sher

in Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199898206
eISBN:
9780190267896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199898206.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the restoration of riparian systems in the context of Tamarix control—that is, Tamarix-dominated sites are converted to a replacement vegetation type that achieves specific ... 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


Acid Rain and the Precautionary Principle

Rachel Emma Rothschild

in Poisonous Skies: Acid Rain and the Globalization of Pollution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634715
eISBN:
9780226634852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634852.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the face of concerted opposition to reducing fossil fuel emissions from industry, ideas about the importance of obtaining scientific evidence of environmental harm underwent a significant shift in ... More


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