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The ecology of sandy shores / / Anton McLachlan, Omar Defeo
The ecology of sandy shores / / Anton McLachlan, Omar Defeo
Autore McLachlan Anton
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, England : , : Academic Press, , 2018
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (574 pages) : illustrations (some color), photographs, tables
Disciplina 574.5
Soggetto topico Seashore ecology
Sand dune ecology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-12-809698-5
0-12-809467-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910297413003321
McLachlan Anton  
London, England : , : Academic Press, , 2018
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Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
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The ecology of sandy shores [[electronic resource] /] / A. McLachlan, A.C. Brown
The ecology of sandy shores [[electronic resource] /] / A. McLachlan, A.C. Brown
Autore McLachlan Anton
Edizione [2nd ed.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Amsterdam ; ; London, : Elsevier, c2006
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (387 p.)
Disciplina 574.52638
577.69/9
577.699
Altri autori (Persone) BrownA. C
Soggetto topico Seashore ecology
Sand dune ecology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-280-63658-0
9786610636587
0-08-046509-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Front cover; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; 1: Introduction; 2: The Physical Environment; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Sand; 2.3 Waves; 2.4 Other Drivers of Water Movement; 2.5 Sand Transport; 2.6 Interactions Among Beach Slope, Waves, Tides, and Sand; 2.7 Beach Indices; 2.8 Beach Types; 2.9 Circulation Cells and Mixing; 2.10 Embayments and Headlands; 2.11 Swash Climate; 2.12 Slope; 2.13 Latitudinal Effects; 2.14 Conclusions; 3: The Interstitial Environment; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Characteristics of the System; 3.3 Processes of Water Input; 3.4 Water Filtration
3.5 Water Table Fluctuations3.6 Interstitial Chemistry; 3.7 The Interstitial Environment; 3.8 Conclusions; 4: Beach and Surf-zone Flora; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Benthic Microflora; 4.3 Surf-zone Phytoplankton; 4.4 Seagrasses; 4.5 Conclusions; 5: Sandy-beach Invertebrates; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Important Groups; 5.3 Conclusions; 6: Adaptations to Sandy-beach Life; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Locomotion; 6.3 Rhythms of Activity; 6.4 Sensory Responses and Orientation; 6.5 Choice of Habitat; 6.6 Nutrition; 6.7 Respiration; 6.8 Environmental Tolerances; 6.9 Reproduction
6.10 Aggregations and Gregariousness6.11 Avoidance of Predators; 6.12 Phenotypic Plasticity; 6.13 Conclusions; 7: Benthic Macrofauna Communities; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Sampling; 7.3 Taxonomic Composition; 7.4 Macroscale Patterns; 7.5 Mesoscale Patterns; 7.6 Microscale Patterns; 7.7 Trophic Relations; 7.8 Conclusions; 8: Benthic Macrofauna Populations; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Macroscale Patterns; 8.3 Mesoscale Patterns; 8.4 Microscale Patterns; 8.5 Invertebrate Fisheries; 8.6 Conclusions; 9: Interstitial Ecology; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Interstitial Climate; 9.3 Sampling; 9.4 Interstitial Biota
9.5 Distribution of Interstitial Fauna9.6 Temporal Changes; 9.7 Meiofaunal Communities; 9.8 Trophic Relationships; 9.9 Biological Interactions; 9.10 Meiofauna and Pollution; 9.11 Conclusions; 10: Surf-zone Fauna; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Zooplankton; 10.3 Fishes; 10.4 Other Groups; 10.5 Conclusions; 11: Turtles and Terrestrial Vertebrates; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 Turtles; 11.3 Birds; 11.4 Conclusions; 12: Energetics and Nutrient Cycling; 12.1 Introduction; 12.2 Food Sources; 12.3 Macroscopic Food Chains; 12.4 Interstitial Food Chains; 12.5 The Microbial Loop in Surf Waters
12.6 Energy Flow in Beach and Surf-zone Ecosystems12.7 Case Study: Sandy Beaches of the Eastern Cape; 12.8 Nutrient Cycling; 12.9 Conclusions; 13: Coastal Dune Ecosystems and Dune/Beach Interactions; 13.1 Introduction; 13.2 The Physical Environment; 13.3 Coastal Dune Formation by Vegetation; 13.4 Dune Types; 13.5 Edaphic Features; 13.6 Water; 13.7 The Gradient Across Coastal Dunefields; 13.8 Dune Vegetation; 13.9 The Fauna; 13.10 Food Chains; 13.11 Dune/Beach Exchanges; 13.12 A Case Study of Dune/Beach Exchanges; 13.13 Conclusions; 14: Human Impacts; 14.1 Introduction; 14.2 Pollution
14.3 Recreational Activities
Record Nr. UNINA-9910458644603321
McLachlan Anton  
Amsterdam ; ; London, : Elsevier, c2006
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
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