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Handbook of Phycological Methods : Handbook of Phycological Methods: Volume 4 Ecological Field Methods - Macroalgae v.4 - Mark M. Littler

Handbook of Phycological Methods

Handbook of Phycological Methods: Volume 4 Ecological Field Methods - Macroalgae v.4

By: Mark M. Littler (Editor), Diane S. Littler (Editor)

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Published: 31st March 1986
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This fourth volume of the Handbook of Phycological Methods, with its field-oriented perspective, is a comprehensive treatment of recently developed methodologies in the rapidly advancing field of marine benthic algal ecology. Both traditional and modern methods are presented along with the limitations of various projectspecific examples. References and discussions include how procedures may be adapted to suit different habitats, diverse algal systems, or other conditions. This book contains sufficient detail to be valuable to a wide audience, including both advanced and student researchers and educators throughout the academic and technical community.

EditorsG++ preface
Introduction
Environmental Sampling and Monitoring (Major Parameters)
Water motion
Light
Nutrients
Assessments of Populations and Communities
Collection, handling, preservation, and logistics
Electrophoresis
Natural products chemistry: uses in ecology and systematics
Destructive (harvest) sampling
Nondestructive sampling
Remote sensing and mapping
Subtidal techniques
Equipment for conducting research in deep waters
Demography
Succession
Biomechanics
Biographical analyses
Ecological Energetics
Respirometry and manometry
Electrodes and chemicals
The carbon-14 method for measuring primary productivity
Measurement of photosynthesis by infrared gas analysis
carbon allocation
Open-flow systems
Growth patterns and rates
Calorimetry
Nutrient uptake
Biological Interactions
Competition among macroalgae
Herbivory
Pathology
Appendix: List of suppliers
Indexes: Author
Taxonomic
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ISBN: 9780521249157
ISBN-10: 0521249155
Series: Handbook of Phycological Methods
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 632
Published: 31st March 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 15.2
Weight (kg): 1.09