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The effects of human transport on ecosystems : cars and planes, boats and trains : Proceedings of a seminar of the National Committee for Biology 1st and 2nd April 2003

Author: J Davenport; Julia L Davenport; Royal Irish Academy. National Committee for Biology.
Publisher: Dublin : Royal Irish Academy, 2004.
Series: RIA National Committee for Biology Seminars 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conference proceedings which considers ecosystems as diverse in location and scale as the Mediterranean, hedgerows, Galapagos, the Antarctic, roadside verges and Bermuda. This book illustrates the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Davenport; Julia L Davenport; Royal Irish Academy. National Committee for Biology.
ISBN: 1874045593 9781874045595
OCLC Number: 56651895
Description: vii, 276 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Exotic species in the Mediterranean Sea and pathways of invasion / Bella S. Galil --
Roads as ecosystems : a more sustainable approach to Irish rural roadside verges / Lisa Dolan --
A review of the composition, treatment and ecological effects of road runoff / Sarah O'Reilly, Gerard Morgan, James J. A. Heffron and John O'Halloran --
The ecology of river bridges : their use by birds and mammals / Patrick Smiddy and John O'Halloran --
The ecological impacts of roads, and an approach to their assessment for national road schemes / Richard Nairn and Julie Fossitt --
A framework for the future management of transport issues : workshop synthesis / John O'Halloran, Julia L. Davenport and John Davenport --
Bermuda --
an island biodiversity transported / Wolfgang Sterrer, Anne Glasspool, Heather De Silva and Joseph Furbert --
Galapagos --
a jewel under threat? / Padraig Whelan --
Natural and plastic flotsam stranding in the Indian Ocean / David K. A. Barnes --
Leave no footprint? --
the ecological impact of personal leisure transport / John Davenport --
Globetrotting germs --
and the transport of their carriers / Tom Kelly --
Aquatic transport and the spread of aquatic species : challenges for management / Dan Minchin --
A review of the use of tributyltin (TBT) in marine transport and its impact on coastal environments / Gavin Burnell and Julia L. Davenport --
Pristine environments : are people the problem? / Peter Woodman.
Series Title: RIA National Committee for Biology Seminars 2003.
Responsibility: edited by John Davenport, Julia L. Davenport.

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