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Published: 22 January 2009

240 Pages | 115 line, 25 black and white halftone illustrations, and 15 colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780198569015

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Ecology of Marine Sediments

From Science to Management

Second Edition

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

  • Concise, readable introduction to benthic ecology
  • Accessible text; clear and simple illustrations with learning objectives for students
  • Global examples encourage international appeal
  • Explores the relationship between community structure and function
  • New emphasis on pollution, climate change, conservation and management

New to this Edition:

  • Technology has changed enormously in the past 20 years and this has changed many aspects covered, from sampling to the modelling of ecosystems.