Ecology of phytoplankton / C.S. Reynolds.

By: Reynolds, Colin S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Ecology, biodiversity, and conservation.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006Description: xiii, 535 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780521844130 : ; 0521844134 : ; 9780521605199 (pbk.) : ; 0521605199 (pbk.) : .Subject(s): FRESHWATER ECOLOGY | MARINE ENVIRONMENT | PHYTOPLANKTON | POPULATION DYNAMICS | NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS | PHOTOSYNTHESIS | GROWTH | AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS | LAKES | RIVERS | OCEANSHoldings: CHRISTCHURCH: 574.483 ECO
Contents:
Phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Entrainment and distribution in the pelagic ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Photosynthesis and carbon acquisition in phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Nutrient uptake and assimilation in phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Growth and replication of phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Mortality and loss processes in phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Community assembly in the plankton : pattern, process and dynamics ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Phytoplankton ecology and aquatic ecosystems : mechanisms and management.
Review: "Communities of microscopic plant life, or phytoplankton, dominate the Earth s aquatic ecosystems. This important new book by Colin Reynolds covers the adaptations, physiology and population dynamics of phytoplankton communities in lakes and rivers and oceans. It provides basic information on composition, morphology and physiology of the main phyletic groups represented in marine and freshwater systems and in addition reviews recent advances in community ecology, developing an appreciation of assembly processes, co-existence and competition, disturbance and diversity. Although focussed on one group of organisms, the book develops many concepts relevant to ecology in the broadest sense, and as such will appeal to graduate students and researchers in ecology, limnology and oceanography."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 2. Entrainment and distribution in the pelagic ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 3. Photosynthesis and carbon acquisition in phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 4. Nutrient uptake and assimilation in phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 5. Growth and replication of phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 6. Mortality and loss processes in phytoplankton ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 7. Community assembly in the plankton : pattern, process and dynamics ecosystems : mechanisms and management -- Ch. 8. Phytoplankton ecology and aquatic ecosystems : mechanisms and management.

"Communities of microscopic plant life, or phytoplankton, dominate the Earth s aquatic ecosystems. This important new book by Colin Reynolds covers the adaptations, physiology and population dynamics of phytoplankton communities in lakes and rivers and oceans. It provides basic information on composition, morphology and physiology of the main phyletic groups represented in marine and freshwater systems and in addition reviews recent advances in community ecology, developing an appreciation of assembly processes, co-existence and competition, disturbance and diversity. Although focussed on one group of organisms, the book develops many concepts relevant to ecology in the broadest sense, and as such will appeal to graduate students and researchers in ecology, limnology and oceanography."--BOOK JACKET.

CHRISTCHURCH: 574.483 ECO

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