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Author Welch, E. B. (Eugene B.)

Title Pollutant effects in freshwater : applied limnology / E.B. Welch, J.M. Jacoby ; with a contribution on Hydrographic characteristics by T. Lindell
Edition Third edition
Published London ; New York : Spon Press, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  628.168 Wel/Pei  AVAILABLE
Description x, 504 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. General concepts of aquatic ecosystems -- 1. Ecosystem function and management -- 2. Standing crop, productivity and growth limitation -- 3. Hydrographic characteristics -- 4. Nutrient cycles -- 5. Characteristics of pollutants -- Pt. II. Effects of pollutants in standing water -- 6. Phytoplankton -- 7. Eutrophication -- 8. Zooplankton -- 9. Macrophytes -- 10. Lake and reservoir restoration -- Pt. III. Effects of pollutants in running water -- 11. Periphyton -- 12. Benthic macroinvertebrates -- 13. Fish -- App. A. Description of benthic macroinvertebrates and comments on their biology -- App. B. Study questions and answers
Summary "Pollutant Effects in Freshwater provides a practical and concise introduction to the ecological consequences of pollution in aquatic ecosystems. In tackling the problem of water quality deterioration this book combines the limnological and water pollution literature to describe how pollutants in wastewater affect populations of organisms in freshwater environments."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Rev. ed. of: Ecological effects of wastewater. 2nd ed. 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [440]-493) and index
Subject Water -- Pollution.
Water -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects.
Sewage disposal in rivers, lakes, etc. -- Environmental aspects.
Author Jacoby, Jean M., 1956-
Welch, E. B. (Eugene B.). Ecological effects of wastewater
LC no. 2003061721
ISBN 0415279925 paperback alkaline paper
0415279917 alkaline paper