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Sandy Beaches As Ecosystems : Based on the Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Sandy Beaches, Held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 17-21 January, 1983 :  Based on the Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Sandy Beaches, Held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 17-21 January, 1983 - A. McLachlan

Sandy Beaches As Ecosystems : Based on the Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Sandy Beaches, Held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 17-21 January, 1983

Based on the Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Sandy Beaches, Held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 17-21 January, 1983

By: A. McLachlan (Editor), T. Erasmus (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1983
ISBN: 9789061937708
Number Of Pages: 757

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Based on the Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Sandy Beaches, held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 17-21 January 1983

One: Physical Aspects.- 1. Physical aspects of sandy beaches - a review.- 2. Sediment reworking on sandy beaches.- 3. Beach changes on coasts with different wave climates.- 4. Provenance of beach sediments in south-eastern Australia.- 5. Properties of logarithmic spiral beaches with particular reference to Algoa Bay.- 6. Beach and nearshore habitats as a function of internal geometry, primary sedimentary structures and grain size.- 7. Physical variability of sandy beaches.- 8. Sediments and structures in beach-nearshore environments, South East Australia.- 9. A theoretical model of surf-zone circulation and diatom growth.- 10. Holocene coastal development in the NW part of the Netherlands.- 11. Wave-generated water flow through a porous sea bed.- 12. Sedimentary aspects of the Mvumase project.- 13. Physical aspects of sandy beaches - Workshop report.- Two: Chemical Aspects.- 14. The chemistry of sandy beach ecosystems - a review.- 15. Nutrient cycling in sandy beaches.- 16. The effect of meiofauna and bacteria on nutrient cycling in sandy beaches.- 17. Carbon flow and nutrient regeneration from the decomposition of macrophyte debris in a sandy beach microcosm.- 18. The sandy beach area of Kiel Fjord and Kiel Bight (western Baltic Sea) - a structural analysis of a shallow water ecosystem.- 19. Fouling of the sandy beaches of Nahant Bay (Massachusetts, USA) by an abnormal free-living form of the macroalga Pilayella littoralis (Phaeophyta). I Habitat characteristics.- 20. Fouling of the sandy beaches of Nahant Bay (Massachusetts) by an abnormal free-living form of the macroalga PilayeZla littoralis (Phaeophyta) II Population characteristics.- 21. Effects of fresh water and of pollution from a marine oil refinery on the fauna of a sandy beach.- 22. Donax serra and Bullia rhodostoma - possible bio-indicators of trace metal pollution on sandy beaches with particular reference to the south-eastern Cape.- 23. Sandy beaches as ecosystems: chemical aspects - workshop report.- Three: Ecology.- 24. Sandy beach ecology - a review.- 25. The role of phytoplankton in surf ecosystems.- 26. Factors affecting the distribution of organisms in the intertidal zones of sandy beaches.- 27. Dynamic zonation of staphylinoid beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinoidea) on a sandy beach in east Africa.- 28. A preliminary account of the ecology of sandy beaches in southern Brazil.- 29. Selective microhabitat colonization by interstitial meiofauna as a function of grain size.- 30. Two graphical display methods for ecological data matrices.- 31. Ecological characteristics of sandy beaches in the southern California Bight.- 32. Ecology of beach and surf zone mysid shrimps in the eastern Cape, South Africa.- 33. Community structure of intertidal sandy beaches in New South Wales, Australia.- 34. The species area relationship on a sandy beach.- 35. Interaction between coastal plankton and sand mussels along the Cape coast, South Africa.- 36. The impact of surf zone fish communities on faunal assemblages associated with sandy beaches.- 37. Ecological structure and energy requirements of the sandy beach avifauna of southern Africa.- 38. S ubtidal sandy beach trophic structure in the area of Punta Moron, Venezuela.- 39. Food web in the surf zone of an exposed sandy beach along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States.- 40. The ecology of sandy beaches in the eastern Cape, South Africa.- 41. Kelp wrack and the flow of energy through a sandy beach ecosystem.- 42. The fauna associated with kelp stranded on a sandy beach.- 43. Sandy beach ecology - workshop report.- Four: Ecophysiology and Autecology.- 44. The ecophysiology of sandy beach animals - a partial review.- 45. The biology of the genus Donax.- 46. Consumption, assimilation and energy balance in the three-spot swimming crab, Ovalipespunctatus (de Haan)(Crustacea; Brachyura).- 47. Population ecology and biology of Dotilla sulcata (Crustacea, Ocypodidae) typical for sandy beaches of the Red Sea.- 48. Ecology of the sandy beach gastropod Mazatlania aciculate in Quizandal (Carabobo, Venezuela).- 49. Production ecology of Haustorius canadensis (Amphipoda: Haustoriidae) in southern Maine.- 50. Behaviour and physiological responses of a burrowing bivalve to stress.- 51. Some aspects of the ecophysiology of Scaevola thunbergii, a subtropical coastal dune pioneer.- 52. Energetic values in interstitial isopods and amphipods from sandy beaches as a function of body size and season (western Mediterranean).- 53. A synopsis of community respiration studies on exposed sandy beaches.- 54. Sandy beach ecophysiology - workshop report.- Five: Management.- 55. Management of sandy coastlines - report on review and workshop.- 56. Factors influencing beach erosion and accretion: a global review.- 57. Accidental formation and subsequent disappearance of a contaminated beach: a case history of environmental management.- 58. Monitoring beach and dune advancement and vegetation changes 1937-1977 at the farm Twinstreams, Mtunzini, Natal, South Africa.- 59. Management for survival: a review of the plant ecology and protection of the 'Machair' beaches of north-west Scotland.- Six: Abstracts.- 60. Mud accumulation on a microtidal open ocean beach.- 61. Beach and river-mouth processes, Natal coast, South Africa.- 62. Beach barrier sedimentation, Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana.- 63. Bacteria-meiofauna relationships in a subantartic sand beach (Kerguelen).- 64. Community structure of Ichthyoplankton off sandy beaches in Algoa Bay, South Africa.- 65. Features of some sandy estuary systems.- 66. Variation in Sanderling flock size and structure on a southwest Cape sandy beach.- 67. The importance of non-teleost fishes (Elasmobranchs) in the surf zone with special reference to Rhinobatos annulatus.- 68. Artificial sandy beaches and environmental impacts due to dumping of copper mine tailings at Chanaral area, Chile.- 69. Preliminary investigation of surf zone phytoplankton blooms occurring off the Sundays River beach in Algoa Bay.- 70. Factors influencing the discontinuous distribution of the l.ugworm - Arenicola marina (L.) on the beach of the North Sea (Belgium).- 71. Ecophysiologycal aspects of the genus Donax I. Environmental factors correlated with absolute and relative densities.- 72. Ecophysiologycal aspects of the genus Donax II. Filtration rate in Donax denticulatus (L.).- 73. The Gamtoos - an example of beach/estuary interaction.- 74. The implications of resource partitioning for the structure of a sand-beach meiofauna community.- 75. Dune: A geobotanical model of foredune development.- 76. Some aspects of driftsand reclamation in the Republic of South Africa.- 77. The sandy Haifa acre plain as a typical phyto-ecosystem of Israel's coast.

ISBN: 9789061937708
ISBN-10: 9061937701
Series: Developments in Hydrobiology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 757
Published: 1983
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 27.31 x 20.96  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.95