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Published: 11 September 2008

352 Pages | 75 line, 25 black and white halftone illustrations and a 16 page colour plate section


ISBN: 9780199213887

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Polar Lakes and Rivers

Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

Edited by Warwick F. Vincent and Johanna Laybourn-Parry

  • Provides a current overview of limnological diversity within the polar regions, identifying areas of future research
  • Describes the similarities and differences between north (Arctic) and south (Antarctic) polar systems, taking a bi-polar approach to physical, chemical and biological limnology
  • Emphasizes the potential effects of global climate/ environmental change and increased human activity on aquatic ecosystems in polar regions
  • Contributions from world leaders in the field

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