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

Algae are a major section of aquatic benthic ecosystems simply because they mirror the future health in their atmosphere via their density, abundance, and variety. This complete and authoritative textual content is split into 3 sections to provide entire insurance 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 few of the components, either biotic and abiotic, that impact benthic freshwater algae. the ultimate component of the ebook makes a speciality of the position performed by means of algae in a number of complicated freshwater ecosystems. As situation over environmental overall healthiness escalates, the keystone and pivotal function performed through algae is changing into extra obvious. This quantity within the Aquatic Ecology sequence represents an enormous compilation of the most recent learn at the an important area of interest occupied by means of algae in aquatic ecosystems.

  • Presents algae because the very important participant with regards to environmental health
  • Prepared by means of prime gurus within the field
  • Includes accomplished therapy of the features of benthic algae in addition to the criteria that have an effect on those vital aquatic organisms
  • Acts as an immense reference for someone attracted to figuring out and handling freshwater ecosystems

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