Stream ecologists have devised numerous methods for evaluating the health and function of streams. Methods in Stream Ecology provides a comprehensive series of field and laboratory protocols in stream ecology. The scope covers five important areas of stream ecology: Physical Stream Ecology, Material Storage and Transport, Stream Biota, Community Interactions, and Ecosystem Processes. Each chapter is specifically designed to be both cutting-edge and comprehensive to anyone beginning a study of stream ecology. The only book of its kind, it provides readers with detailed instructions and background in conducting practical stream measurements and analyses. Useful as a textbook for a course in stream ecology, this book is also a critical reference for those who are not str eam ecologists, but are required to evaluate the status of streams. Environmental impact assessors, terrestrial ecologists, governmental ecologists, and policy making land managers will find this book useful as well.
* Covers all areas of stream ecology in 31 chapters written by leading experts in their respective fields
* Includes detailed instructions, illustrations, formulae, and data sheets for conducting stream ecology
* Provides a variety of exercises in each chapter to accommodate the novice to the seasoned scientist
* Presents taxonomic keys to common stream invertebrates and algae
* All methods are contemporary, state-of-the-art approaches in river ecology
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Book Description Academic Press, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0123329051
Book Description Academic Press, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-005-15-6280106