Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems (BOK)

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This text examines the impact of climate change on freshwater ecosystems, past, present and future. It especially considers the interactions between climate change and other drivers of change including hydromorphological modification, nutrient loading, acid deposition and contamination by toxic substances using evidence from palaeolimnology, time-series analysis, space-for-time substitution, laboratory and field experiments and process modelling. The book evaluates these processes in relation to extreme events, seasonal changes in ecosystems, trends over decadal-scale time periods, mitigation strategies and ecosystem recovery. The book is also concerned with how aspects of hydrophysical, hydrochemical and ecological change can be used as early indicators of climate change in aquatic ecosystems and it addresses the implications of future climate change for freshwater ecosystem management at the catchment scale. This is an ideal book for the scientific research community, but is also accessible to Masters and senior undergraduate students.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forlag
ISBN 9781405179133 Antall sider 328
Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 25,3cm x 2,2cm Vekt 852 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Brian R. Moss, Martin Kernan, Richard W. Battarbee
Emner og form Ecological science, the Biosphere, Freshwater biology, Limnology (freshwater)