CO2 Acidification in Aquatic Ecosystems

CO2 Acidification in Aquatic Ecosystems

An Integrative Approach to Risk Assessment

1st Edition - June 24, 2022

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  • Editors: T. A. Del Valls, I. Riba
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128235522

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CO2 Acidification in Aquatic Ecosystems: An Integrative Approach to Risk Assessment focuses on the characterization of different aspects of ecosystem science to describe the situation of CO2 acidification in aquatic ecosystems. This extensive coverage looks at the effects of CO2 acidification throughout all oceans and coastal areas. In addition, the book describes integrative approaches based on global case studies to determine the effects associated with this kind of acidification. It allows the reader to understand the different sources of CO2 in the aquatic ecosystems and the different approaches and lines of evidence available to characterize the impact of this acidification. This book provides researchers, professors and post graduate students in oceanography and aquatic ecology with a new and complete tool set to address and understand the potential impacts of CO2 acidification in aquatic ecosystems.

Key Features

  • Presents case studies and new data related to CO2 acidification in aquatic ecosystems
  • Includes new approaches for understanding the behavior of organisms in aquatic ecosystems that are suffering stress from different sources of contamination at acidification conditions
  • Provides an integrated approach to address the environmental quality in areas affected by acidification and contamination by other stressors

Readership

Marine (coastal and ocean) environmental sciences and freshwater ecologists. Environmental engineers and policy makers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Sources of CO2 acidification in aquatic ecosystems, natural versus anthropogenic
    2. Risk Assessment of CO2 acidification in aquatic ecosystems based on a weight of evidence approach
    3. Using the Chemical Line of Evidences to address the acidification
    4. The use of toxicity tests to address the impact of acidification in aquatic ecosystems
    5. Addressing the effects of CO2 acidification under ‘in situ’ conditions. Laboratory against field surveys
    6. Integrating causes and effects in CO2 acidification
    7. Legal and Economical consequences of anthropogenic CO2 acidification
    8. The consequence of CO2 acidification in the harmful effects of emergent contaminants: illicit drugs, microplastics, etc
    9. Plasticity, adaptation and other mechanisms using by organisms to live with CO2 acidification in aquatic ecosystems
    10. Advance in studies of CO2 acidification in fresh water ecosystems: sources, impacts, etc.
    11. Estimating the impact of CO2 acidification in a very sensible and complex system: The Cenotes, Yucatán, Mexico

Product details

  • No. of pages: 330
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: June 24, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128235522

About the Editors

T. A. Del Valls

As internationally known Researcher at Environmental Science and Technology, Dr DelValls has made an important contribution to the assessment of environmental impact in aquatic ecosystems (mainly at coastal and marine ecosystems) under different research initiatives. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed research publications included in JCR/SCI (Web of Science, ISI). He has an H-index of 41 (Scopus) and higher than 40 at Google Scholar (46). He has coordinated and leadered more than 50 research and academic projects externally funded either by public and private institutions. He has over 25 years' experience in coordinating international and national research programs across a number of scientific disciplines. He has supervised more than 60 Master students, 30 Doctoral students and 15 Postdoctoral fellows from more than 20 different countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Environmental Science and Technology, Universidade de Santa Cecilia, Santos, Brazil

I. Riba

Dra. Riba has made an important contribution to the assessment of environmental impact in aquatic ecosystems under different research initiatives. She has more than 100 peer-reviewed research publications included in JCR/SCI (Web of Science, ISI). She has an H-index of 27 (Scopus) and 29 at Google Scholar. She has coordinated and leadered more than 10 research and academic projects externally funded either by public and private institutions.She has over 15 years' experience in coordinating international and national research programs across a number of scientific disciplines. She has supervised more than 30 Master students, 12 Doctoral students and 10 Postdoctoral fellows from more than 20 different countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Cadiz, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain

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