River Ecosystem Ecology

River Ecosystem Ecology : A Global Perspective

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A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, River Ecosystem Ecology reviews the function of rivers and streams as ecosystems as well as the varied activities and interactions that occur among their abiotic and biotic components. Because the articles are drawn from an encyclopedia, the articles are easily accessible to interested members of the public, such as conservationists and environmental decision makers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 22.86mm | 1,110g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0128102136
  • 9780128102138

Table of contents

Introduction to River Ecosystems, G. E. Likens

Physical and Chemical Processes Influencing Rivers Physical Properties of Water, K.M. Stewart Chemical Properties of Water, J.H. Aldstadt III, H.A. Bootsma, J.L. Ammerman Hydrological Cycle and Water Budgets, T.N. Narasimhan Hydrology: Streams, E. Wohl Hydrology: Rivers, P.A. Bukaveckas Geomorphology of Streams and Rivers, J.P. Bravard, F. Petit Currents in Rivers, A.N. Sukhodolov, H.-P. Kozerski, B.L. Rhoads Hydrodynamical Modeling, B.R. Hodges Floods, J.A. Hubbart, J.R. Jones

Ecology of Flowing Waters Streams and Rivers as Ecosystems, S.G. Fisher, R.A. Sponseller Algae of River Ecosystems, R.J. Stevenson Benthic Invertebrate Fauna, Small Streams, J. B. Wallace, S. L. Eggert Benthic Invertebrate Fauna, River and Floodplain Ecosystems, M. R. Whiles, J. W. Grubaugh Benthic Invertebrate Fauna, Tropical Stream Ecosystems, M. E. Benbow, M.D. McIntoch Benthic Invertebrate Fauna, D. T. Chaloner, A. E. Hershey, G. A. Lamberti Biological Interactions in River Ecosystems, C.E. Cushing, J.D. Allan Regulators of Biotic Processes in Stream and River Ecosystems, M.E. Power Ecology and Role of Headwater Streams, W.H. McDowell Riparian Zones, H. Decamps, R.J. Naiman, M.E. McClain Flood Plains, S.K. Hamilton Coarse Woody Debris in Lakes and Streams, G.G. Sass Wetlands of Large Rivers: Flood plains, S.K. Hamilton Models of Ecological Processes in Riverine Ecosystems, J.H. Thorp

Human Impacts on Streams and Rivers Deforestation and Nutrient Loading to Fresh Waters, M.C. Feller Agriculture, J. R. Jones, J. A. Downing Climate and Rivers, B. Finlayson, M. Peel, T. McMahon Urban Aquatic Ecosystems, J.L. Meyer Restoration Ecology of Rivers, B.G. Laub, M.A. Palmer Conservation of Aquatic Ecosystems, R. Abell, S. Blanch, C. Revenga, M. Thieme

Rivers of the World Africa, M. Meybeck Asia - Eastern Asia, F. Wang, J. Chen Asia - Monsoon Asia, M. Meybeck Asia - Northern Asia and Central Asia Endorheic Rivers, M. Meybeck Australia (and Papua, New Guinea), M. Meybeck European Rivers, K. Tockner, et al. South America, M.E. McClain, D. Gann Streams and Rivers of North America: Overview, Eastern and Central Basins, A. Benke Streams and Rivers of North America: Western, Northern and Mexican Basins,A. Benke
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