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Stream Ecosystems in a Changing Environment (Hardcover)

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Stream Ecosystems in a Changing Environment synthesizes the current understanding of stream ecosystem ecology, emphasizing nutrient cycling and carbon dynamics, and providing a forward-looking perspective regarding the response of stream ecosystems to environmental change.

Each chapter includes a section focusing on anticipated and ongoing dynamics in stream ecosystems in a changing environment, along with hypotheses regarding controls on stream ecosystem functioning.

The book, with its innovative sections, provides a bridge between papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and the findings of researchers in new areas of study.

  • Presents a forward-looking perspective regarding the response of stream ecosystems to environmental change
  • Provides a synthesis of the latest findings on stream ecosystems ecology in one concise volume
  • Includes thought exercises and discussion activities throughout, providing valuable tools for learning
  • Offers conceptual models and hypotheses to stimulate conversation and advance research
Stream Ecosystems in a Changing Environment synthesizes current understanding in stream ecosystem ecology, emphasizing nutrient cycling and carbon dynamics, and provides a forward-looking perspective regarding the response of stream ecosystems to environmental change. Stream ecosystem ecology has undergone major advances in the past decade following a series of high-profile and innovative research initiatives focusing on nutrient cycling and metabolism. Each chapter includes a section focusing on anticipated and ongoing dynamics in stream ecosystems in a changing environment, and hypotheses regarding controls on stream ecosystem functioning. These innovative sections provide a bridge between papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and researchers? development of new ideas areas of study.
  • Provides a synthesis of the latest findings on stream ecosystems ecology in one volume
  • Includes thought exercises and discussion activities throughout, providing valuable tools for learning
  • Offers conceptual models and hypotheses to stimulate conversation and serve to advance research
Number of Pages: 547.0
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Environmental Science, Life Sciences / Ecology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Academic Pr
Language: English
Street Date: July 21, 2016
TCIN: 16185941
UPC: 9780124058903
Item Number (DPCI): 247-27-8669

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