|aFreshwater ecology :|bconcepts and environmental applications of limnology /|cby Walter K. Dodds and Matt R. Whiles.
|aBurlington, MA :|bAcademic Press,|cc2010.
|axviii, 811 p.,  p. of plates :|bill. (some col.), col. maps ;|c25 cm.
|aAquatic ecology series
|aIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
|aWhy study continental aquatic systems? -- Properties of water -- Movement of light, heat, and chemicals in water -- Hydrologic cycle and physiography of groundwater habitats -- Hydrology and physiography of wetland habitats -- Physiography of flowing water -- Lakes and reservoirs : physiography -- Types of aquatic organisms -- Microbes and plants -- Multicellular animals -- Evolution of organisms and biodiversity of freshwaters -- Aquatic chemistry and factors controlling nutrient cycling : redox and O₂ -- Carbon -- Nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and other nutrients -- Unusual or extreme habitats -- Responses to stress, toxic chemicals, and other pollutants in aquatic ecosystems -- Nutrient use and remineralization -- Trophic state and eutrophication 00 Behavior and interactions among microorganisms and invertebrates -- Predation and food webs -- Nonpredatory interspecific interactions among plants and animals in freshwater communities -- Complex community interactions -- Fish ecology and fisheries -- Freshwater ecosystems -- Conclusions -- Appendix: Experimental design in aquatic ecology -- Glossary.
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 ...