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John P. Smol

Pollution of Lakes and Rivers

A Paleoenvironmental Perspective

€ 77.95

Water is an essential life resource, yet the pollution of lakes and rivers has become an international problem, reaching crisis proportions in many regions. As demands on aquatic resources escalate, we must find new approaches to meet the challenges of the 21st century.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface to the second edition vi
About the author ix
There is no substitute for water
1(11)
How long is long?
12(10)
Sediments: an ecosystem`s memory
22(8)
Retrieving the sedimentary archive and establishing the geochronological clock: collecting and dating sediment cores
30(18)
Reading the records stored in sediments: the present is a key to the past
48(26)
The paleolimnologist`s Rosetta Stone: calibrating indicators to environmental variables using surface-sediment training sets
74(14)
Acidification: finding the ``smoking gun``
88(32)
Metals, technological development, and the environment
120(26)
Persistent organic pollutants: industrially synthesized chemicals ``hopping`` across the planet
146(22)
Mercury - ``the im-tal that slipped away``
168(12)
Eutrophication: the environmental consequences of over-fertilization
180(49)
Erosion: tracking the accelerated movement of material from land to water
229(18)
Species invasions, biomanipulations, and extirpations
247(13)
Greenhouse gas emissions and a changing atmosphere: tracking the effects of climatic change on water resources
260(15)
Ozone depletion, acid rain, and climatic warming: the problems of multiple stressors
275(11)
New problems, new challenges
286(24)
Paleolimnology: a window on the past, a key to our future
310(4)
Glossary 314(10)
References 324(38)
Index 362
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Paperback / softback
396 pagina's
Januari 2008
885 gram
248 x 191 x 25 mm
Wiley-Blackwell gb

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