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Encyclopedia of estuaries

Author: Michael J Kennish
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Reference, [2016]
Series: Encyclopedia of earth sciences series (Springer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The encyclopedia of Estuaries', part of Springer's Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, provides a single, state-of-the-art, comprehensive reference volume on estuaries for research scientists, educators, students, and others. Consisting of almost 270 subject entries in an easy-to-use format, this volume covers the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of estuaries. In total more than 225 authors from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Kennish
ISBN: 9789401788007 9401788006
OCLC Number: 938340823
Description: xxviii, 760 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Adaptive Governance.- Adaptive Management.- Aerobic Environments.- Age.- Airborne Laser Terrain Mapping (ALTM).- Algal Blooms.- Alkalinity.- Amphipods.- Anadromous.- Anaerobic Environments.- Anoxia, Hypoxia, and Dead Zones.- Anthropogenic Impacts.- Archaea.- Artificial Reef.- Autotrophic.- Back Dune.- Backbarrier.- Bar.- Barrier Island.- Barrier Spits.- Beach Management.- Beach Processes.- Benthic Ecology.- Bioaccumulation.- Bioavailability.- Biochemical Oxygen Demand.- Biogenic Sedimentary Structures.- Biogenous Sediment.- Bioindicators.- Biomagnification.- Biomonitors.- Bioremediation.- Bivalve Aquaculture.- Bivalve Molluscs.- Blue Carbon.- Blue Crabs.- Bulkheads.- Carbon Sequestration.- Cheniers and Regressive Bedforms.- Clean Water Act.- Climate Change.- Coastal Barriers.- Coastal Bays.- Coastal Cliffs.- Coastal Erosion Control.- Coastal Indicators.- Coastal Lagoons.- Coastal Landforms.- Coastal Risks: Floods.- Coastal Squeeze.- Coastal Wetlands.- Cordgrass.- Cultural Seafood Management.- Cyanobacteria.- Delta Plain.- Deltas.- Density Stratification.- Determining Geoheritage Values.- Detritus Food Webs.- Diagenesis.- Diffusion.- Dispersion.- Dissolved Oxygen.- Dredge and Fill.- Dredging.- Earthquake Disturbances.- Ecological Modeling.- Ecological Monitoring.- Ecological Niche.- Ecological Stoichiometry.- Ecological Succession.- Ecosystem-Based Management.- Ecotourism.- Emergent Shoreline.- Endemic Species.- Environmental Gradients.- Epibiont.- Estuarine Beaches.- Estuarine Circulation.- Estuarine Connectivity.- Estuarine Deltaic Wetlands.- Estuarine Flocculation.- Estuarine Geomorphology.- Estuarine Habitat Restoration.- Estuarine Sediment Composition.- Estuarine Sedimentation.- Estuarine Sustainability.- Estuarine Total Ecosystem Metabolism.- Estuary Conservation.- Estuary Conservation Zone.- Eutrophication.- Evaporation and Transpiration.- Exotic Species.- Extratropical Storms.- Extreme Events (Hurricanes).- Fiddler Crabs.- Firth.- Fish Assemblages.- Fjord.- Flocculation.- Flushing Time.- Food Chain.- Food Web/Trophic Dynamics.- Foredune.- Forested Wetland Habitat.- Fringing Reef.- Geoheritage.- Geomorphological Mapping.- Glaciated Estuarine Systems.- Habitat Complexity.- Habitat Loss.- Halocline.- Halogenated Hydrocarbons.- Headland Breakwaters.- Heavy Minerals.- Herbivorous Grazers.- Herbivory.- Heterotrophic.- Ichthyofauna.- Ichthyoplankton.- Infauna.- Intertidal Zonation.- Introduced Species.- Invasive Species.- Karst Processes and Estuarine Coastlines.- Kelp Forests.- Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR).- Littoral Cordon.- Littoral Zone.- Lobster Migration.- Macroalgae.- Macroalgal Blooms.- Macrofauna.- Macronutrients.- Managed Realignment.- Mangroves.- Marine/Freshwater Mixing.- Marsh Drowning.- Marsh Islands.- Marsh Sediment Toxicity.- Mass Physical Sediment Properties.- Mean Sea Level.- Meiofauna.- Microbial Degradation.- Microbial Survivability.- Microfauna.- Micronutrients.- Microphytobenthos.- Mineralization.- Mixotrophic Plankton.- Mosquito Ditching.- Mutualism.- Nekton Behavioral Ecology.- Neural Networks.- Neuston.- Nitrate Reduction.- Nitrification.- Nitrogen.- Nonpoint Source Pollution.- Nonstationary Forcing.- Nutrient Dynamics.- Nutrient Limitation.- Nutrients.- Oil Pollution.- Overwash.- Oxygen Depletion.- Oyster Reef.- Participatory Research.- Pathogens.- Peat.- pH.- Pharmaceuticals.- Phi Scale.- Phosphorus.- Physiological Mechanisms.- Phytoplankton.- Phytoplankton Blooms.- Pneumatophores.- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.- Precautionary Principle.- Predator-Prey Relationships.- Public Trust Rights.- Redox Conditions.- Residence Time.- Residual Circulation.- Revetments.- Rhodolith/Maerl.- Ria.- River-Dominated Estuary.- Rocky Intertidal Shores.- Rocky Shore.- Salt Marsh Accretion.- Saltmarshes.- Sand Mining/Beach Sand Mining.- Sand Ridge.- Sandbanks.- Sandflat.- Seabirds.- Seagrass Production Models.- Sea-Level Change and Coastal Wetlands.- Secchi Disk.- Secondary Dune.- Sediment Budgets.- Sediment Compaction.- Sediment Erosion.- Sediment Grain Size.- Sediment Resuspension.- Sediment Sorting.- Sediment Toxicity.- Sediment Transport.- Sedimentary Structures.- Seiche.- Shannon-Weaver Diversity Index.- Shell Beds.- Shellfish Production.- Shore Protection.- Shorebirds.- Shoreline.- Shoreline Changes.- Shoreline Undulations.- Side-Scan Sonar Imaging of Sediment Bedload.- Soft Computing.- Soft Sediment Communities.- Soldier Crabs (Mictyridae).- Species Richness.- Species Zonation.- SPIT.- Storm Surges.- Stratigraphy Of Estuaries.- Structurally Dominated Estuary.- Subaqueous Soils.- Sublittoral zone.- Submerged Coasts.- Submergent Shoreline.- Sustainable Use.- Symbiosis.- Tectonic Eustasy.- Thermal Biology.- Tidal Asymmetry.- Tidal Datum.- Tidal Flat.- Tidal Flat Salinity Gradient.- Tidal Freshwater Habitat.- Tidal Hydrodynamics.- Tidal and Nontidal Oscillations.- Tidal Ranges.- Tidal Reflection.- Tides.- Timescale .- Tombolo.- Toxic Blooms.- Trace Metals in Estuaries.- Trophic Dynamics.- Turbidity.- Tychoplankton.- Uplifted Coasts.- Vulnerability Index.- Washover Fans.- Washovers.- Water Clarity.- Water Quality.- Water Resources and Climate Change.- Watershed.- Wave-Driven Sediment Resuspension.- Well-Mixed Estuary.- Wetlands .- Wetlands Reclamation.- Wrack.- Zooplankton.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of earth sciences series (Springer (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Kennish.

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The Encyclopedia of Estuaries, part of Springer's Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, provides a single, state-of-the-art, comprehensive reference volume on estuaries for research scientists,  Read more...
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