By R. Jan Stevenson,Max L. Bothwell,Rex L. Lowe,James H. Thorp

Algae are a tremendous section of aquatic benthic ecosystems simply because they mirror the overall healthiness in their atmosphere via their density, abundance, and variety. This complete and authoritative textual content is split into 3 sections to provide entire assurance of the dialogue during this box. the 1st part introduces the destinations of benthic algae in numerous ecosystems, like streams, huge rivers, lakes, and different aquatic habitats. the second one part is dedicated to a number of the components, either biotic and abiotic, that impact benthic freshwater algae. the ultimate part of the booklet makes a speciality of the position performed by way of algae in various complicated freshwater ecosystems. As predicament over environmental wellbeing and fitness escalates, the keystone and pivotal position performed by way of algae is turning into extra obvious. This quantity within the Aquatic Ecology sequence represents a major compilation of the most recent learn at the the most important area of interest occupied via algae in aquatic ecosystems.

  • Presents algae because the very important participant relating to environmental health
  • Prepared via best professionals within the field
  • Includes finished remedy of the features of benthic algae in addition to the standards that have an effect on those vital aquatic organisms
  • Acts as an immense reference for somebody drawn to realizing and dealing with freshwater ecosystems

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