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Levende natuur
Biologie algemeen

Mark D. Bertness

Atlantic Shorelines

€ 75.00



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
The Setting
1(35)
Continental Drift and the Age of the East Coast
2(3)
Sea Level Change
5(3)
Winter Ice
8(1)
Barrier Islands
9(2)
Species Origins and Invasions
11(2)
Introduced Species
13(5)
Tides
18(6)
Waves and Water Movement
24(1)
Waves Hitting the Shore
25(2)
Effects of Shoreline Topography on Waves
27(1)
Wave Effects on Shorelines
28(2)
Water Movement
30(3)
Summary
33(1)
Further Reading
34(2)
The Economy of the Shoreline: The Production and Consumption of Resources
36(50)
Primary Productivity
36(12)
Bottom-up Control of Shoreline Communities
48(5)
Top-down Control of Shoreline Communities
53(3)
Consumer Feeding Strategies
56(7)
Foraging Decisions
63(7)
Prey Defenses
70(13)
Summary
83(1)
Further Reading
84(2)
Reproduction and Recruitment of Shoreline Organisms
86(44)
Fertilization
87(7)
Types of Development
94(6)
Problems Facing Planktonic Larvae
100(12)
Factors Regulating the Recruitment of Planktonic Larvae
112(11)
Population and Community Effects of Variable Larval Supply
123(5)
Summary
128(1)
Further Reading
128(2)
Process and Pattern in Shoreline Communities
130(42)
Zonation
130(3)
Competitive Interactions
133(9)
Positive Interactions
142(7)
Consumer Effects
149(8)
Interactions among the Forces That Shape Shoreline Communities
157(2)
Natural Disturbance Processes
159(5)
Mechanisms of Secondary Succession
164(3)
Ecosystem Engineering
167(3)
Summary
170(1)
Further Reading
171(1)
Rocky Shores
172(69)
Rocky Intertidal Algae
173(9)
Rocky Intertidal Herbivores
182(13)
Predators on Rocky Shores
195(8)
Stresses in Rocky Intertidal Habitats
203(12)
Zonation
215(20)
Conservation Issues
235(3)
Summary
238(1)
Further Reading
239(2)
Soft-sediment Habitats
241(63)
The Physical Habitat
242(4)
Tidal Flat Organisms
246(21)
Zonation in Intertidal Soft-substrate Habitats
267(16)
Ecosystem Engineering in Soft-Sediment Habitats
283(18)
Conservation Concerns
301(1)
Summary
302(1)
Further Reading
303(1)
Salt Marsh and Mangrove Communities
304(79)
Marsh Development
305(3)
Marsh Plant Zonation
308(14)
Physical Stresses on Marsh Plants
322(3)
Competition among Marsh Plants
325(5)
Positive Feedback in Marsh Plant Communities
330(5)
Consumer Control in Salt Marsh Systems
335(2)
Disturbance in Marsh Plant Communities
337(3)
Secondary Succession in Marsh Plant Communities
340(4)
Marsh Production and Its Effect on Estuarine Habitats
344(4)
Animals of Salt Marshes
348(17)
Predators
365(1)
Marshes as Nursery Grounds
366(2)
Marsh Conservation
368(5)
Mangrove Forests
373(7)
Summary
380(2)
Further Reading
382(1)
Glossary 383(8)
Bibliography 391(32)
Index 423
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432 pagina's
Januari 2006
907 gram
235 x 184 x 32 mm
Princeton University Press us


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