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Published: 21 July 2011

528 Pages | Numerous colour photographs and lines drawings


ISBN: 9780199227020

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Marine Ecology

Processes, Systems, and Impacts

Second Edition

Michel J Kaiser, Martin J Attrill, Simon Jennings, David N Thomas, David K. A. Barnes, Andrew S. Brierley, Jan G. Hiddink, Hermanni Kaartokallio, Nicholas V. C. Polunin, and David G. Raffaelli

  • Places key concepts and issues from a diverse range of marine systems in a real world context
  • Carefully structured into well-defined, logical sections to facilitate ease and flexibility of use
  • A modern perspective emphasizes those factors impacting upon the marine environment that are of global importance and concern to marine ecologists today
  • Rich pedagogy highlights and elucidates important information to ensure the text is easy to understand and learn from
  • Online Resource Centre features additional resources for lecturers and students to enhance the educational value of the text

New to this Edition:

  • This 2nd Edition has been revised by 30%, including an entirely new chapter on secondary production. Two new authors have been added to the team, and all chapters have been updated to include key works, issues and topics published since 2005
  • Enhanced coverage of socioeconomic issues and climate change
  • New current focus boxes give the reader an in-depth taste of contemporary research in marine ecology
  • New Journal Club encourages students to engage with primary literature and develop critical thinking and reading skills

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