Ecology and Management of Inland Waters
  • Release Date : 02 September 2020
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128142660
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Download or read book entitled Ecology and Management of Inland Waters by author: Marc Los Huertos which was release on 02 September 2020 and published by Elsevier with total page 544 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Ecology and Management of Inland Waters: A Californian Perspective with Global Applications presents the geologic history and physical characteristics of aquatic ecology. The author draws on his research from the inland waters of California and applies this to other areas, including Mediterranean climate systems, the tropics, and even South Africa. The endorheic basins covered in this text can be found in 30% of the US, including the Aral Sea, which is a fascinating case study that provides an important warning for other locations. The author also covers Zebra Mussels, which are set to soon be a permanent population in California. The book is authored by an expert in the field who covers a very wide and interdisciplinary subject area which brings a holistic view to this complex discipline. Focuses on examples from California, which is not currently covered in most limnology books, but with an outlook to other locations Examines complex patterns of human and natural development, allowing the reader to appreciate how aquatic systems in the Anthropocene experience a new "regime" that does not rely on vague and outdated versions of ecological theory Presents a geological history, including fossil records, of California which allows the reader to appreciate how inland waters formed