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Published: 25 January 2018

168 Pages | 36 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198766735

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Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

Warwick F. Vincent

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces limnology (lake science) , and considers its importance to understanding and maintaining lake ecosystems and geography
  • Uses examples from around the world, extending from the tropical regions to the poles, to demonstrate how the current challenges facing lake ecosystem protection, restoration, and management are global in scope
  • Discusses how the fields of Earth sciences, plant and animal ecology, geography, geophysics, and global change science all play a part in our understanding of limnology
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide