Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 January 2005

328 Pages | numerous figures & tables


ISBN: 9780198527084

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Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

Paul del Giorgio and Peter Williams

  • A comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge on aquatic respiration
  • Provides quantitative information on the magnitude and variation of respiration in the major aquatic ecosystems of the world
  • Provides an overview of the basic pathways and regulatory mechanisms of respiration in the major groups of aquatic organisms
  • Includes an overview of the current methods used in the different ecosystems and disciplines, and provides a critical analysis of the major gaps in our understanding