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Biological Surveys of Estuaries and Coasts : Estuarine and Brackish Water Sciences Association Handbook - J.M. Baker

Biological Surveys of Estuaries and Coasts

Estuarine and Brackish Water Sciences Association Handbook

By: W.J. Wolff, J.M. Baker (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th April 1987
ISBN: 9780521311915
Number Of Pages: 472

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This book, first published in 1987, was intended as an introduction to biological survey methods for estuaries and coasts (excluding specifically tropical features such an mangroves and coral reefs). The main habitats and groups of organisms are dealt with in chapters on salt marshes, intertidal and subtidal sediments, intertidal and subtidal rock, meiofauna, bacteria and fungi, plankton, fish and birds. Chapters on planning biological surveys, remote sensing and safety are of general application. A guide to identification literature is included. The aim of the book is to introduce readers to a wide range of techniques (together with their advantages and limitations for achieving particular objectives) and to indicate where further information on particular topics can be found.

Contributors
Preface
Planning biological surveys
Remote sensing
Salt marshes
Flora and macrofauna of intertidal sediments
Macrofauna of subtidal sediments using remote sampling
Processing sediment macrofauna samples
Meiofauna
Intertidal rock
Subtidal rock and shallow sediments using diving
Bacteria and fungi
Plankton
Fish
Birds
Identification
Safety Complied from Institute of Biology and Natural Environment Research Council safety guidance notes
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521311915
ISBN-10: 0521311918
Series: Estuarine and Brackish Water Sciences Association Handbook
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 27th April 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.69