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The future, human population and management

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, Graham M. Pilling and Nicholas A. J. Graham.

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10340 words.

Climate change and direct, local impacts are reducing the ability of reefs to support rich ecosystems, including those of people dependent upon them. Reef adaptation has been suggested as...

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Genetic Analysis of Larval Dispersal, Gene Flow, and Connectivity

Edited by Peter B. Marko and Michael W. Hart.

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 16377 words.

Does the dispersal of planktonic larvae promote strong connections between marine populations? Here we describe some of the most commonly used population- and individual-based genetic...

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Genomes and meta-omics for microbes

David L. Kirchman.

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10125 words.

The sequencing of entire genomes of microbes grown in pure cultures is now routine. The sequence data from cultivated microbes have provided insights into these microbes and their...

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Global Climate Change

Peter J. Hogarth.

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3257 words.

Global climate change will significantly affect mangroves and seagrasses. Rising atmospheric CO2 and concomitant ocean acidification will probably have only minor effects. Increasing...

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A growing human footprint in the highlands

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles.

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 13878 words.

Chapter 9 reviews the threats imposed by human activities to aquatic life at high altitude. High altitude regions of the inter-tropical belt are generally much more densely populated than...

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The high altitude environment

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles.

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10515 words.

Chapter 1 gives a brief overview of the climatic and terrestrial environment in which high altitude waters are embedded. This context is necessary to understand the prevailing environmental...

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High altitude waters in the face of climate change

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles.

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 12114 words.

Chapter 8 focuses on the effects of warming and changes in precipitation patterns on aquatic life at high altitude. Located near the edge of their climatic limits, in regions where the rate...

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I Feel That! Fluid Dynamics and Sensory Aspects of Larval Settlement across Scales

Edited by Jason Hodin, Matthew C. Ferner, Andreas Heyland and Brian Gaylord.

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11452 words.

A commonality among oceanic life cycles is a process known as settlement, where dispersing propagules transition to the sea floor. For many marine invertebrates, this transition is...

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Impacts

Peter J. Hogarth.

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10722 words.

Mangroves and seagrasses supply valuable goods and services, including extraction of timber, food, and medicinal products, support for fisheries and aquaculture, and coastal protection....

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Importance of species interactions in moderating altered levels of reactive nitrogen

Martin Solan.

in Stressors in the Marine Environment

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10144 words.

The amount of anthropogenic reactive nitrogen that is generated and emitted at a global scale has greatly increased since the pre-industrial period, disrupting the natural balance of the...

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Introduction

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson.

in The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

October 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 1814 words.

The chapter introduces the reader to the book structure, including the overall topics the abiotic frame, the organisms, biotics, food web interactions and biodiversity and environmental...

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Introduction

David L. Kirchman.

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 8623 words.

The goal of this chapter is to introduce the field of microbial ecology and some terms used in the rest of the book. Microbial ecology, which is the study of microbes in natural...

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Introduction to geomicrobiology

David L. Kirchman.

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10892 words.

Geomicrobiology, the marriage of geology and microbiology, is about the impact of microbes on Earth materials in terrestrial systems and sediments. Many geomicrobiological processes occur...

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Introduction to Taxonomy

Rowena Stern, Wootton Marianne and Claudia Castellani.

in Marine Plankton

February 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3002 words.

This chapter provides a general introduction to taxonomy. Taxonomy is the scientific discipline of describing, delimiting, and naming organisms. It is the foundation of biodiversity...

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Larval Ecology in the Face of Changing Climate—Impacts of Ocean Warming and Ocean Acidification

Edited by Maria Byrne, Pauline M. Ross, Symon A. Dworjanyn and Laura Parker.

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 13859 words.

Ocean warming and acidification are major climate change stressors for marine invertebrate larvae, and their impacts differ between habitats and regions. In many regions species with...

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Larval Feeding: Mechanisms, Rates, and Performance in Nature

Edited by Bruno Pernet.

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10986 words.

Larvae of many marine invertebrates must capture and ingest particulate food in order to develop to metamorphosis. These larvae use only a few physical processes to capture particles, but...

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Larval Transport in the Coastal Zone: Biological and Physical Processes

Edited by Jesús Pineda and Nathalie Reyns.

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 12036 words.

Larval transport is fundamental to several ecological processes, yet it remains unresolved for the majority of systems. We define larval transport, and describe its components, namely,...

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Latent Effects: Surprising Consequences of Embryonic and Larval Experience on Life after Metamorphosis

Edited by Jan A. Pechenik.

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11924 words.

The coming years will apparently bring increases in seawater temperatures, salinity fluctuation, and ocean acidity, along with increasing pollution levels and increasing incidences of...

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Living conditions in high altitude waters

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles.

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 13326 words.

Chapter 3 deals with the abiotic environment in high altitude lakes and streams worldwide. It searches for general patterns in relation to altitude, without overlooking the enormous...

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The main reef builders and space occupiers

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, Graham M. Pilling and Nicholas A. J. Graham.

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11032 words.

Corals are the main reef builders on tropical reefs. They make their own substrate, much of which remains as consolidated rock, the remainder becoming broken down to form extensive sediment...

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