Limnology and aquatic birds

proceedings of the Fourth Conference, Working Group on Aquatic Birds of Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL), Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, August 3-7, 2003
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Water birds -- Ecology -- Congresses, Water birds -- Habitat -- Congresses, Water birds -- Food -- Congresses, Limnology -- Congr
Statementedited by Alan R. Hanson and Joseph J. Kerekes.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesDevelopments in hydrobiology -- 189
ContributionsHanson, Alan R., Kerekes, Joseph J.
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LC ClassificationsQL698.95 .I585 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 349 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17946435M
ISBN 101402051670
ISBN 139781402051678
LC Control Number2007425074

The efforts of the SIL Working Group on aquatic birds has resulted in a new emphasis on the links between aquatic birds and their environment. This book is international in scope and presents information on species as diverse as common loon, harlequin duck, and semi-palmated sandpiper, and locations ranging from Iceland to Japan.

Limnology and Aquatic Birds Proceedings of the Fourth Conference Working Group on Aquatic Birds of Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL), Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, AugustEditors: Hanson, Alan R., Kerekes, Joseph J.

(Eds.) Free Preview. 1) Length - the book is of a manageable size for a one-semester intro to limnology course. 2) Chapter lengths - with only a couple of exceptions, the chapters are reasonable length.

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Papers presented in this volume further our understanding of the important role that limnology has in determining habitat suitability for waterbirds. Long-term population monitoring of waterbirds is an important tool in our.

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Limnology can be defined in several ways, but it is important to recognize that the discipline involves the study of both freshwater and saline inland waters. As noted in Table and discussed in detail throughout this synthesis, some 45% of the inland surface waters of the land masses of the world are saline.

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Written from an ecosystem perspective, this user-friendly and thorough text discusses events that happen below the waterline of lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Comprehensive and critical contributions concerning problems and results of research in limnology and proceedings of important congresses and workshops.

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Subscriptions from £30 per year. Go to British Wildlife Advances in Limnology (formerly. The Working Group on Aquatic Birds of SIL meets periodically, usually triennially, to evaluate limnological aspects of aquatic birds.

This book contains the proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Limnology and Aquatic Birds that was held in Mérida (Yucatán, México) in November Some 22 papers are grouped into three subject.

Limnology and Aquatic Birds. Proceedings of the Fourth Conference Working Group on Aquatic Birds of Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL), Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, AugustHerausgeber: Hanson, Alan R., Kerekes, Joseph J. Limnology Water Quality Test Kit A complete kit for studying freshwater systems such as ponds, lakes, wetlands, rivers, and streams.

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Water: A Unique and Important Substance. Water Resources, Water Pollution and Lakes. Hydrology and Climate. Origin and Age of Lakes. Lake and Catchment Morphometry. Rivers and the Export of Materials from Drainage Basins and the Atmosphere.

Aquatic Systems and Their Catchments. Light. Brand: Prentice Hall, Inc. This is a GREAT book for the beginning or advanced limnologist. Kalff was a significant contributor to our understanding of limnology with his life's research, and he shows a mastery of the concepts and excellent skill in explanations.

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The lake was created by a large basaltic lava eruption years ago, and the surrounding landscape is dominated by volcanic landforms Coordinates: 65°36′N 17°00′W / °N .Book reviews bolic zone in a majority of the lakes of the world.

The concluding section of this chapter reviews the difficult, conflicting information available in which basic chemical parameters (pH, alkaline earth content, bicarbonate, combined N, and P) of the water are Author: D.

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