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Lakes : a very short introduction

Author: Warwick F Vincent
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging from vast inland seas to hydro-reservoirs, lakes are unique, complex, ecosystems. Warwick Vincent introduces lake science or limnology, and the importance of protecting and sustaining these vitally important living resources. He explains the impact of factors such as climate, seasons, salinity, and sedimentation on lake biodiversity.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Warwick F Vincent
ISBN: 9780191821035 0191821039 0198766734 9780198766735
OCLC Number: 1027029381
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2018.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Deep waters --
Sunlight and motion --
Life support systems --
Food chains to fish --
Extreme lakes --
Lakes and us.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Warwick F. Vincent.

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