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Coastal lagoon processes

Author: Björn Kjerfve
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1994.
Series: Elsevier oceanography series, 60.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a broad-based review of the environmental, oceanographic, engineering, and management aspects of coastal lagoons summarized in a convenient single volume. A comprehensive literature review, as well as references add to the utility of this volume, creating an invaluable resource for academics, scientists, and laymen.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Björn Kjerfve
ISBN: 0444882588 9780444882585
OCLC Number: 29667846
Description: xx, 577 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue / Bjorn Kjerfve --
Ch. 1. Coastal Lagoon Processes / Bjorn Kjerfve --
Ch. 2. Physical Setting and Geomorphology of Coastal Lagoons / E.C.F. Bird --
Ch. 3. Geological History of Coastal Lagoons / Louis Martin and Jose Maria Landim Dominguez --
Ch. 4. Water, Salt, and Heat Balances of Coastal Lagoons / Ned P. Smith --
Ch. 5. Modeling of Circulation and Dispersion in Coastal Lagoons / Malcolm L. Spaulding --
Ch. 6. Mass Balance of Nutrient Fluxes in Coastal Lagoons / Stephen V. Smith and Martin J. Atkinson --
Ch. 7. Sediment Transport Processes in Coastal Lagoons / Maynard M. Nichols and John D. Boon III --
Ch. 8. Biogeochemistry of Heavy Metals in Coastal Lagoons / Luiz Drude de Lacerda --
Ch. 9. Aquatic Primary Production in Coastal Lagoons / Bastiaan Knoppers --
Ch. 10. Secondary Productivity in Coastal Lagoons / Saul Alvarez Borrego --
Ch. 11. Macrofaunal Community Structure and Life Histories in Coastal Lagoons / R.S.K. Barnes. Ch. 12. Coastal Lagoons as Fish Habitats / Alejandro Yanez-Arancibia, Ana Laura Lara Dominguez and Daniel Pauly --
Ch. 13. Fisheries in Coastal Lagoons / Daniel Pauly and Alejandro Yanez-Arancibia --
Ch. 14. Aquaculture in Coastal Lagoons / Donald J. Macintosh --
Ch. 15. Application of Biotechnology to Coastal Lagoons / Michael A. Borowitzka --
Ch. 16. Coastal Lagoon Ecosystem Modeling / Clifford Hearn, Rod Lukatelich and A.J. McComb --
Ch. 17. Engineering Projects in Coastal Lagoons / Per Bruun --
Ch. 18. Money and Energy Analysis for Coastal Lagoon Resources / Antonio L. Philomena --
Ch. 19. Future of Research in Coastal Lagoons / H. Postma.
Series Title: Elsevier oceanography series, 60.
Responsibility: edited by Björn Kjerfve.

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