Estuarine Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121975012, 9780323142700

Estuarine Research

1st Edition

Chemistry, Biology, and the Estuarine System

Editors: L Cronin
eBook ISBN: 9780323142700
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1975
Page Count: 752
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Description

Chemistry, Biology, and the Estuarine System is the first volume of a series launched by Estuarine Research Foundation to present information and concepts regarding the estuaries in the world. The contents of this volume are papers presented in a conference held in South Carolina in October 1973. The book is divided into three major subject areas, namely, Chemistry, Biology, and Estuarine System. The first part focuses on the cycling of elements and estuaries. The second part deals with the dynamics of the food webs in various estuaries. The last section discusses the estuarine system, specifically estuarine modeling. In this part, several estuarine models in different locations are explored. Model analysis as well as utility of systems models is covered in this section.
This volume serves as a valuable source of information to interested parties in the field of ecology, biology, chemistry, environmental science, etc.

Table of Contents


Preface

Contents of Volume II

Part I Chemistry: Cycling of Elements in Estuaries

Sediment-Water Exchange in Chesapeake Bay

The Accumulation of Metals in and Release from Sediments of Long Island Sound

Role of Juvenile Fish in Cycling of Mn, Fe, Cu, and Zn in a Coastal-Plain Estuary

Geochemistry of Mercury in the Estuarine Environment

Phosphorus Flux and Cycling in Estuaries

Heavy Metal Fluxes Through Salt-Marsh Estuaries

Processes Controlling the Dissolved Silica Distribution in San Francisco Bay

Processes Affecting the Composition of Estuarine Waters (HCO3, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Ni, Cr, Co, and Cd).

Part II Biology: Dynamics of Food Webs in Estuaries

Detritus Production in Coastal Georgia Salt Marshes

Microbial ATP and Organic Carbon in Sediments of the Newport River Estuary, North Carolina

Preliminary Studies with a Large Plastic Enclosure

The Detritus-Based Food Web of an Estuarine Mangrove Community

Sources and Fates of Nutrients of the Pamlico River Estuary, North Carolina

Nutrient Inputs to the Coastal Zone: The Georgia and South Carolina Shelf

Population Dynamics of Zooplankton in the Middle St. Lawrence Estuary

The Ecological Significance of the Zooplankton in the Shallow Subtropical Waters of South Florida

Relationship of Larval Dispersal, Gene-flow and Natural Selection to Geographic Variation of Benthic Invertebrates in Estuaries and Along Coastal Regions

Geographical Distribution and Morphological Divergence in American Coastal-zone Planktonic Copepods of the Genus Labidocera

Nektonic Food Webs in Estuaries

Consumption and Utilization of Food by Various Postlarval and Juvenile Fishes of North Carolina Estuaries

Some Aspects of Fish Production and Cropping in Estuarine Systems

The Effects of Power Plants on Productivity of the Nekton

Structural and Functional Aspects of a Recently Established Zostera marina Community

Quantitative and Dynamic Aspects of the Ecology of Turtle Grass, Thalassia testudinum

The Role of Resuspended Bottom Mud in Nutrient Cycles of Shallow Embayments

Part III The Estuarine System: Estuarine Modeling

A Preliminary Ecosystem Model of Coastal Georgia Spartina Marsh

The A posteriori Aspects of Estuarine Modeling

Utility of Systems Models: A Consideration of Some Possible Feedback Loops of the Peruvian Upwelling Ecosystem

Relationship between Morphometry and Biological Functioning in Three Coastal Inlets of Nova Scotia

The Estuarine Ecosystem(s) at Beaufort, North Carolina

An Ecological Simulation Model of Narragansett Bay – The Plankton Community

A Tophic Level Ecosystem Model Analysis of the Plankton Community in a Shallow-water subtropical Estuarine Embayment

Educing and Modeling the Functional Relationships within Sublittoral Salt-marsh Aufwuchs Communities — Inside one of the Black Boxes

Index




Details

No. of pages:
752
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1975
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323142700

About the Editor

L Cronin