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Published: 25 August 2020

608 Pages | 460 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198717850

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Marine Ecology

Processes, Systems, and Impacts

Third Edition

Edited by Michel J. Kaiser, Martin J Attrill, Simon Jennings, and David Thomas

  • Uniquely structured around processes, systems, and impacts offering a systems-orientated structure from a modern perspective
  • Supports students in their learning through the rich provision of features such as 'Techniques' boxes, 'Current Focus' boxes, and chapter summaries
  • Real world examples form the basis of the pedagogy, outlining practical applications of processes and how they relate to various ecological systems, as well as highlighting and combatting issues relating to climate change, conservation, and the human impact on our marine environment
  • Truly global in perspective, with examples drawn from around the world
  • Online resources provide further support for lecturers and students, including video tutorials clarifying key concepts from the book, a hyperlinked bibliography, essay writing advice and sample questions, a secondary production calculator, a web link library and downloadable images from the book
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter focusing on climate change looks ahead to future challenges
  • A new chapter on the value of the ocean to society covers key topics including food security and natural capital
  • Short screencast tutorials have been added online to help explain key concepts from the book

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