Monitoring in coastal environments using Foraminifera and Thecamoebian indicators. Her PhD focus is on experimental approaches to salt marshes for studies in ecology, biology, geology, restoration and other human impacts. Research on new applications; 5. The appendix includes a glossary of terms and a taxonomic description of all species mentioned in the book. This book presents a comprehensive overview of sampling and sample processing methods as well as many examples in which these methods have been applied - from pollution impact studies to earthquake history investigations. Schafer for over twentyfive years, producing over 100 research papers.
Physical aspects: geological, oceanic and climatic conditions 3. She is the author of over 80 papers in science journals. The readability of the book, with supporting graphics and informative photographs, makes it accessible to readers at all levels. This one is so good, I will keep it close at hand. Written for non-specialists, this book will appeal to resource managers and consultants in the public and private sector who routinely work on coastal environmental problems. It will also be a valuable interdisciplinary reference for researchers.
I have not come across a comparable book, so this really fills an unoccupied niche! Dr Mudie and Professor Scott have collaborated on salt marsh and Arctic paleoenvironmental studies for nearly 40 years, co-supervising many graduate students. Bruce Scott is a cinematographer. I will reach for it again when I prepare lectures for courses in Microbial Ecology, Marine Microbiology and Protistology; I can imagine others will do the same for courses in Environmental Sciences, Earth Science, Marine Geology, Geography etc. This cutting-edge, richly illustrated book introduces the essential elements of coastal wetlands and their applications. The authors have successfully minimized the use of micropaleontological jargon while stressing the potential uses of these microfossils as environmental proxies. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college. S C O T T What do you get if you rearrange the letters? Scott and Medioli were the.
The book will also serve as a supplementary text for graduate students in many courses on environmental monitoring, ecological baseline studies and environmental science. Their small size and hard shells lead to preservation in large numbers in core samples, allowing their use as proxies to reconstruct past environmental conditions. Coastal Wetlands of the World opens by introducing coastal oceanography, the physical features of wetlands, their ecology, and human impacts upon them, giving all students the necessary background for wetlands studies. The E-mail message field is required. Conclusions and future directions References Index Customer Reviews Biography David Scott is Professor in the Earth Sciences Department of Dalhousie University where he teaches micropaleontology and quaternary geology.
Europe and Asia: a view of what remains 11. Scott Click on a title to look inside that book if available : 2001 by David B. Freshwater Systems Applications -- 6. The book is richly illustrated. Animals in coastal wetlands: zonation, adaptations and energy flow 5.
About this book Salt marshes and mangrove forests, the intertidal wetlands of the world's coastlines, provide key ecological services to all areas of the globe. Australian and New Zealand wetlands 12. Some perspective on Testate Rhizopods; 2. Jennifer Frail-Gauthier is a PhD candidate in Earth Sciences and Biology at Dalhousie University, and her research topic is small food webs in salt marsh ecosystems, specifically foraminifera, which form an important part of this book. Petra Mudie is an Adjunct of the Graduate Studies Faculty at Dalhousie University, Adjunct Professor of Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Scientist Emeritus with Geological Survey of Canada Atlantic. Here is the first comprehensive book to describe specific environmental applications of foraminifera and thecamoebians.
These organisms permit the biological characterization of a variety of freshwater and coastal marine environments and react quickly to environmental stress, natural or anthropogenic. Scott is a Professor at the Centre for Marine Geology, Dalhousie University. Uniquely comprehensive, the book provides extraordinary coverage of coastal wetlands from the Arctic to the tropics with superb case study examples from Africa, Europe, Asia, and both Americas. Applications in conservation of biodiversity and agriculture 14. Some Perspective on Testate Rhizopods -- 2. Applications in geological monitoring: paleoseismology and paleoclimate 13.
South American coastal wetland examples 9. North American coastal wetland examples 8. The book introduces the topic to nonspecialists and then goes on to give detailed descriptions of the methods and techniques. Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for B. .