The Ecology of Sandy Shores provides the students and researchers with a one-volume resource for understanding the conservation and management of the sandy shore ecosystem. Covering all beach types, and addressing issues from the behavioral and physiological adaptations of the biota to exploring the effects of pollution and the impact of man's activities, this book should become the standard reference for those interested in Sandy Shore study, management and preservation.
* More than 25% expanded from the previous edition
* Three entirely new chapters: Energetics and Nutrient Cycling, Turtles and Terrestrial Vertebrates, and Benthic Macrofauna Populations
* New sections on the interstitial environment, seagrasses, human impacts and coastal zone management
* Examples drawn from virtually all parts of the world, considering all beach types from the most exposed to the most sheltered
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Book Description Academic Press, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Introduction 2. The Physical Environment 3. The Interstitial Environment 4. Beach and Surf Zone Flora 5. Sandy Beach Invertebrates 6. Adaptation to Sandy Beach Life 7. Benthic Macrofauna Communities 8. Benthic Macrofauna Populations 9. Interstitial Ecology 10. Surf Zone Fauna 11. Turtles and Terrestrial Vertebrates 12. Energetics and Nutrient Cycling 13. Coastal Dune Ecosystems and Dune-beach Interactions 13. Conclusions 14. Human Impacts 15. Coastal Zone Management 16. Glossary 17. References 18. Appendices. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0123725690
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