Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2011

440 Pages | 130 illus. plus a 16 page color plate section

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199600892

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Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Edited by Manuel Barange, John G. Field, Roger P. Harris, Eileen E. Hofmann, R. Ian Perry, and Francisco Werner

  • Provides a state of the art synthesis of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems and their responses to global change
  • Summarizes the findings of the GLOBEC research program and objectives, placing them in a broader context
  • Features a strong emphasis on pelagic ecosystems and the links between climate, physical forcing, ecosystem dynamics, fish and top predators, with some consideration of resource management
  • Examines the reciprocal interactions and feedbacks between marine ecosystems and human communities, with an emphasis on prediction and modeling
  • Ideal graduate seminar course material

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