Textbook of Limnology, Fifth Edition

ISBN-13: 9781478623076

ISBN-10: 1478623071

Author: Gerald A. Cole, Paul E. Weihe

Edition: 5

Publication date:
2015
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Format:
Paperback 440 pages
Category:
Biology
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Acknowledged author Gerald A. Cole wrote Textbook of Limnology, Fifth Edition comprising 440 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1478623071 and 9781478623076. Since then Textbook of Limnology, Fifth Edition textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $15.39 or rent at the marketplace.


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The interdisciplinary nature of limnology requires lucid and well-integrated coverage of biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and resource management. Paul Weihe skillfully accomplishes this objective in his revision of Gerald Cole's classic limnology text. This long-awaited revision introduces concepts in straightforward terms, replete with detailed examples, elegant illustrations, and up-to-date, well-researched documentation.

Outstanding features of the fifth edition include:

A global outlook with examples from every continent

Discussions of the impact of environmental challenges (e.g., climate change, eutrophication, river regulation) with case studies of real-world examples

A chapter devoted to wetlands

A thorough examination of biogeochemistry, including recent anthropogenic alteration and a reconsidered understanding of stoichiometric relationships

Expanded treatment of hydrology, utilizing empirical approaches to discharge determination and effects of land-use changes

A reorganized presentation of biodiversity, explicitly correlating profiles of biota with community ecology and ecosystem function

Updated taxonomy with a description of the new metagenomic approach, nomenclature strictly adhering to the intergovernmental Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Title of related interest also available from Waveland Press: Havel, Laboratory Exercises for Freshwater Ecology (ISBN 9781478626794).