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作者 Crane, Julian R
書名 Estuaries : Types, Movement Patterns and Climatical Impacts
出版項 Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2010
©2010
國際標準書號 9781611224924 (electronic bk.)
9781608768592
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說明 1 online resource (349 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
附註 Intro -- ESTUARIES: TYPES, MOVEMENT PATTERNS AND CLIMATICAL IMPACTS -- ESTUARIES: TYPES, MOVEMENT PATTERNS AND CLIMATICAL IMPACTS -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1 ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING OF TEMPORARILY OPEN/CLOSED ESTUARIES IN SOUTH AFRICA -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. HYDRODYNAMICS & SEDIMENTOLOGY -- 1.1. Catchment Processes -- 1.2. Coastal Processes -- 1.3. Estuarine Processes -- 2. PHYSICO-CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT -- 2.1 Temperature -- 2.2 Salinity -- 2.3 Irradiance -- 2.4 Dissolved Oxygen -- 2.5 Inorganic Nutrients -- 3. PRIMARY PRODUCERS -- 3.1 Phytoplankton -- 3.2 Microphytobenthos -- 3.3 Macrophytes -- 4. CONSUMERS & TOP PREDATORS -- 4.1 Zooplankton -- 4.2 Meiofauna -- 4.3 Macrobenthos -- 4.4 Fish -- 4.5 Birds -- 5. THE FUTURE OF TOCES -- 5.1 Catchment and Flow Management -- 5.2 Artificial Breaching -- 5.4 Flood Plain Encroachment -- 5.5 Sand Mining Operations -- 5.6 Exploitation of Bioresources and Recreational Activities -- 5.7 Cultural Eutrophication -- 5.8 Climate Change Impacts -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2 PALEOECOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF DIATOMS IN ARGENTINEAN ESTUARIES: WHAT DO THEY TELL US ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT? -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- DO ESTUARINE DIATOMS RELIABLY REFLECT ESTUARINE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS? -- HOW MUCH INFORMATION ABOUT ECOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS OF ESTUARINE DIATOMS DO WE HAVE? -- Rio De La Plata Estuary -- Mar Chiquita Coastal Lagoon -- Quequén Grande Estuary -- Quequén Salado Estuary -- Bahía Blanca Estuary -- Estuaries from Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego -- HOW CAN RESEARCHERS IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF DIATOM-BASED PALEOENVIRONMENTAL INFERENCES IN COASTAL SETTINGS OF ARGENTINA? -- CONCLUSIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- APPENDIX I -- APPENDIX II
Chapter 3 ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS IN A PROTECTED ESTUARY (AMVRAKIKOS GULF, GREECE): BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS AND CONTAMINANT LEVELS IN SENTINEL SPECIES -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- AREA DESCRIPTION AND BACKGROUND -- MATERIALS AND METHODS -- Sampling -- ANALYTICAL METHODS -- Condition Index -- Chemical Analyses -- Chlorinated compounds -- Heavy metals -- Biomarkers -- Scope for growth -- Acetylcholinesterase -- Metallothionein -- Glutathione peroxidase -- Microtox Bioassay -- Statistical Analysis -- RESULTS -- Condition Index -- Contaminant Levels in the Mussel Tissues -- Chlorinated compounds -- Heavy metals -- Biomarkers -- SFG -- ACHE activity -- MT content -- GPX activity -- Microtox Bioassay -- DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4 SANTOS AND SÃO VICENTE ESTUARINE SYSTEM: CONTAMINATION BY CHLOROPHENOLS, ANAEROBIC DIVERSITY OF DEGRADERS UNDER METHANOGENIC CONDITION AND POTENTIAL APPLICATION FOR EX-SITU BIOREMEDIATION IN ANAEROBIC REACTOR -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 1.1. Area Characterization -- 1.2. Chlorophenols: Relevance as Environmental Contaminant, Usages, Health Impacts, Biodegradation and Fate in the Environment -- Microbial Metabolic Pathways to Degrade Chlorophenols -- Anaerobic Biotechnological Application to CPs Bioremediation Purposes -- 1.3. Synthesis of the Study -- 2. EXPERIMENTAL SETUP AND METHODS -- 2.1. Sediment Sampling and Determination of Methane and Carbon Dioxide Fluxes -- 2.2. Enrichment Cultures Strategies and Enumeration of Methanogens -- 2.3. Horizontal-Flow Anaerobic Immobilized Biomass (HAIB) Reactors -- 2.4. Microbial Community Characterization -- 2.5. Organic Compounds Analyses -- 3. CHARACTERIZATION OF CHLOROPHENOLS DEGRADERS AND METHANOGENIC COMMUNITIES FROM THE ESTUARINE SEDIMENT SAMPLES -- 4. BIOTECHNOLOGICAL STUDIES FOR PCP BIOREMEDIATION PURPOSE
4.1. Determination of N:P Ratios for Optimal PCP Degradation -- 4.2. HAIB Reactors -- 5. CONCLUDING REMARKS -- 6. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 5 PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NEGATIVE ESTUARIES IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA, MEXICO -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- METHODS -- Survey Location -- Monitoring Program in Estero Morúa -- Participatory monitoring -- Data Analysis -- RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- Temperature, Salinity, pH and Dissolved Oxygen -- Dissolved Nutrients -- Particulate Compounds -- Chlorophylls -- Relationship between Parameters -- CONCLUSIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6 IMPLICATIONS FOR THE EVOLUTION OF SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF INDIA: A MULTI-PROXY ANALYSIS USING PALAEODEPOSITS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- STUDY AREA AND METHODOLOGY -- RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- Sedimentological Analysis -- Geochemical Analysis -- Palaeo-Palynological Analysis -- Palaeo-Botanical Analysis -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7 HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT OF THE CHANGJIANG (YANGTZE) RIVER ESTUARY -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- MATERIALS AND METHODS -- Long-Term Variations in Freshwater Discharge and Sediment Load of the Changjiang River -- Changes in Nutrient Concentrations and Compositions in the Freshwater and Estuarine Water -- Response of the Pelagic Ecosystem in the Changjiang River Estuary -- Response of Macrozoobenthos in the Changjiang River Estuary -- Variation of Hypoxic zone off the Changjiang River Estuary -- Future Outlook -- ACKNOWLEDGMENT -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 8 INTEGRATED APPROACHES TO ESTUARINE USE AND PROTECTION: TAMPA BAY ECOSYSTEM SERVICES CASE STUDY -- ABSTRACT -- DISCLAIMER -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- Studying Ecosystem Services in the Tampa Bay Region -- APPROACH -- Creation and Refinement of Conceptual Maps -- Process for Evaluation of Pathways
Research Prioritization -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 9 INTEGRATIVE ECOTOXICOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS IN A COMPLEX TROPICAL ESTUARINE SYSTEM* -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- MATERIALS AND METHODS -- Sediment Sampling -- GRAIN SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND TOTAL CARBONATE CONTENT -- TOTAL ORGANIC CARBON, NITROGEN AND SULFUR CONTENTS -- Metals -- Hydrocarbons -- Anionic Detergents -- Whole Sediment Toxicity Test -- Porewater Toxicity Test -- Macrobenthic Community -- Results Integration -- Ratio to Mean Values -- Non-Statistical Comparative Method -- Chemical contamination -- Ecotoxicological data -- Macrobenthic community data -- Principal Component Analysis -- RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- Water Column -- Sediment Characteristics -- Metals -- Organic Compounds -- Toxicity -- Benthic Community -- SQT Data Integration -- Linear correlations -- Principal component analyses -- RTMV Method -- Pie Diagrams -- Data Integration and Conclusions -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- INDEX -- Blank Page
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鏈接 Print version: Crane, Julian R. Estuaries: Types, Movement Patterns and Climatical Impacts Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2010 9781608768592
主題 Estuaries.;Estuarine ecology
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