Biology of Foraminifera

Biology of Foraminifera

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Intended for marine biology and oceanography departments, and museums of natural history/geology/paleontology departments, this book provides a multidisciplinary perspective on all aspects of the science of living fossil foraminifera. These provide a source of information for cell and molecular biological research, as well as classical biological and geological investigations. The foraminiferas are important in assessing the history of the earth, monitoring ecosystems and predicting the impact of human activity on the dynamics of our natural environment.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 160.02 x 284.48 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 012440670X
  • 9780124406704

Table of contents

Cytology and fine structure, O.Roger Anderson and John J.Lee; hypotheses on form and function in foraminifera, Pamela Hallock et al; mechanisms for calcification and carbon cycling in symbiont-bearing larger foraminifera, Benno ter Kuile; the motility of foraminifera, Jeffrey L.Trevis and Samuel S.Bowser; symbiosis in larger foraminifera, John J.Lee and O.Roger Anderson; ecology and distribution of benthic foraminifera, John W.Murray; ecology and distribution of planktonic foramninfera, John W.Murray; life cycles of foraminifera, John J.Lee et al; collection, maintenance and culture methods for the study of living foraminifera, O.Roger Anderson et al.
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