Freshwater Ecology, Second Edition: Concepts and Environmental Applications of Limnology (Aquatic Ecology)

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Freshwater Ecology, Second Edition, is a broad, up-to-date treatment of everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water to advanced unifying concepts of the community ecology and ecosystem relationships as found in continental waters.

With 40% new and expanded coverage, this text covers applied and basic aspects of limnology, now with more emphasis on wetlands and reservoirs than in the previous edition. It features 80 new and updated figures, including a section of color plates, and 500 new and updated references. The authors take a synthetic approach to ecological problems, teaching students how to handle the challenges faced by contemporary aquatic scientists.

This text is designed for undergraduate students taking courses in Freshwater Ecology and Limnology; and introductory graduate students taking courses in Freshwater Ecology and Limnology.

  • Expanded revision of Dodds' successful text.
  • New boxed sections provide more advanced material within the introductory, modular format of the first edition.
  • Basic scientific concepts and environmental applications featured throughout.
  • Added coverage of climate change, ecosystem function, hypertrophic habitats and secondary production.
  • Expanded coverage of physical limnology, groundwater and wetland habitats. 
  • Expanded coverage of the toxic effects of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupters as freshwater pollutants
  • More on aquatic invertebrates, with more images and pictures of a broader range of organisms
  • Expanded coverage of the functional roles of filterer feeding, scraping, and shredding organisms, and a new section on omnivores.
  • Expanded appendix on standard statistical techniques.
  • Supporting website with figures and tables - http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780123747242

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The Second Edition of Freshwater Ecology is broad, up-to-date treatment of everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water to advanced unifying concepts of the community ecology and ecosystem relationships as found in continental waters. With 40% new and expanded coverage, this text covers applied and basic aspects of limnology, now with more emphasis on wetlands and reservoirs than in the previous edition. The authors take a synthetic approach to ecological problems, teaching students how to handle the challenges faced by contemporary aquatic scientists.

New to this edition:

  • 80 new and updated figures, including a section of color plates
  • 2 new chapters and expanded coverage throughout
  • 500 new and updated references
  • Expanded revision of Dodds' successful text.
  • New boxed sections provide more advanced material within the introductory, modular format of the first edition.
  • Basic scientific concepts and environmental applications featured throughout.
  • Added coverage of climate change, ecosystem function, hypertrophic habitats and secondary production.
  • Expanded coverage of physical limnology, groundwater and wetland habitats. 
  • Expanded coverage of the toxic effects of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupters as freshwater pollutants
  • More on aquatic invertebrates, with more images and pictures of a broader range of organisms
  • Expanded coverage of the functional roles of filterer feeding, scraping, and shredding organisms, and a new section on omnivores.
  • Expanded appendix on standard statistical techniques.
  • Supporting website with figures and tables - http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780123747242

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Walter. K. Dodds received his Ph.D. in Biology in 1986 from the University of Oregon. From 1987 to 1990 he was a post doctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at Montana State University. In 1990 he accepted an Assistant Professor position in the Division of Biology at Kansas State University, in 1995 he was promoted to Associate Professor and in 2002 to full Professor. Over the years, Dodds has taught Limnology, Advanced Aquatic Ecology, Microbial Ecology, Principles of Biology, Conservation Biology, Environmental Problems, Origins of Life, Herbivory, Presentations in Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Stream Ecology, Algal Identification, Algal Ecology, Bacteriology and Freshwater Biology. He has professional memberships in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, the American Society of Microbiology, the North American Benthological Society, the Phycological Society of America and Sigma Xi. Dodds has grants from agencies including the National Science Foundation, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Geological Survey, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. He has been involved in the Konza Prairie Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program and provides leadership for the Konza LTER Aquatic and Hydrological Group and the Konza LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

Dodds' recent research has focused on Aquatic Ecology on Konza Prairie, Nitrogen Uptake Retention and Cycling in Stream Ecosystems, Quality and Quantity of Suspended Solids in Kansas Rivers, and Nutrients and Algae in Streams. Dodds has been invited to present seminars at over 20 US agencies and universities, as well as agencies and universities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. He has presented at numerous national and international scientific conferences and has produced over 80 peer reviewed publications, 2 book chapter

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