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Reservoir limnology : ecological perspectives / edited by Kent W. Thornton, Bruce L. Kimmel, Forrest E. Payne.

Contributor(s): Thornton, Kent W | Kimmel, Bruce L | Payne, Forrest E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Wiley, ©1990Description: ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0471885010; 9780471885016.Subject(s): LIMNOLOGY | ECOLOGY | ECOSYSTEMS | RESERVOIRS | NUTRIENTS | SEDIMENTATION | TRANSPORT | ZOOPLANKTONHoldings: GRETA POINT: 574.5(28) RES
Contents:
1. Perspectives on reservoir limnology / Kent W. Thornton -- 2. Reservoir transport processes / Dennis E. Ford -- 3. Sedimentary processes / Kent W. Thornton -- 4. Dissolved oxygen dynamics / Thomas M. Cole and Herbert H. Hannan -- 5. Reservoir nutrient dynamics / Robert H. Kennedy and William W. Walker -- 6. Reservoir primary production / Bruce L. Kimmel, Owen T. Lind, and Larry J. Paulson -- 7. Reservoirs as environments for zooplankton / G. Richard Marzolf -- 8. Perspectives on fish in reservoir ecosystems / W. John O'Brien -- 9. Reservoir ecosystems: conclusions and speculations / Robert G. Wetzel -- Index.
Summary: Addresses reservoirs as unique ecological systems and presents research indicating that reservoirs fall into two or three highly concatenated, interactive ecological systems ranging from riverine to lacustrine or hybrid systems. Includes some controversial concepts about the limnology of reservoirs, which make for interesting reading.
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BOOK BOOK WELLINGTON BOOKS 574.5(28) RES 1 Available B020655

"A Wiley-Interscience publication."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Perspectives on reservoir limnology / Kent W. Thornton -- 2. Reservoir transport processes / Dennis E. Ford -- 3. Sedimentary processes / Kent W. Thornton -- 4. Dissolved oxygen dynamics / Thomas M. Cole and Herbert H. Hannan -- 5. Reservoir nutrient dynamics / Robert H. Kennedy and William W. Walker -- 6. Reservoir primary production / Bruce L. Kimmel, Owen T. Lind, and Larry J. Paulson -- 7. Reservoirs as environments for zooplankton / G. Richard Marzolf -- 8. Perspectives on fish in reservoir ecosystems / W. John O'Brien -- 9. Reservoir ecosystems: conclusions and speculations / Robert G. Wetzel -- Index.

Addresses reservoirs as unique ecological systems and presents research indicating that reservoirs fall into two or three highly concatenated, interactive ecological systems ranging from riverine to lacustrine or hybrid systems. Includes some controversial concepts about the limnology of reservoirs, which make for interesting reading.

GRETA POINT: 574.5(28) RES

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