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Author European Marine Biology Symposium (38th : 2003 : Aveiro, Portugal)

Title Marine biodiversity : patterns and processes, assessment, threats, management and conservation / edited by H. Queiroga ... [and others]
Published Dordrecht ; [Great Britain] : Springer, [2006]


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Description xv, 353 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Series Developments in hydrobiology ; 183
Developments in hydrobiology ; 183
Contents Foreword / H. Queiroga, M.R. Cunha, A. Cunha, M.H. Moreira, V. Quintino, A.M. Rodrigues, J. Serodio and R.M. Warwick -- Patterns and Processes -- Structure and function -- The relationship between phytoplankton diversity and community function in a coastal lagoon / P. Duarte, M.F. Macedo and L.C. da Fonseca -- Ascendency as ecological indicator for environmental quality assessment at the ecosystem level: a case study / J. Patricio, R. Ulanowicz, M.A. Pardal and J.C. Marques -- Abiotic control of communities and ecosystems -- Phytoplankton seasonality in a highly stratified karstic estuary (Krka, Adriatic Sea) / I. Cetini, D. Vilii, Z. Buri and G. Oluji -- Factors controlling phytoplankton blooms in a temperate estuary: nutrient limitation and physical forcing / R. Pilkaityte and A. Razinkovas -- The near-bottom layer as an ecological boundary in marine ecosystems: diversity, taxonomic composition and community definitions / J.-C. Dauvin and C. Vallet -- Seasonal and spatial patterns of distribution of subtidal benthic invertebrate communities in the Mondego River, Portugal - a poikilohaline estuary / P. Chainho, J.L. Costa, M.L. Chaves, M.F. Lane, D.M. Dauer and M.J. Costa -- Benthic ecology of semi-natural coastal lagoons, in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal), exposed to different water renewal regimes / S. Gamito -- Inter-annual variability of soft bottom macrofaunal communities in two lonian Sea lagoons / A. Nicolaidou, K. Petrou, K. Ar. Kormas and S. Reizopoulou -- Spatial patterns of benthic macroinvertebrates in intertidal areas of a Southern European estuary: the Tagus, Portugal / A.M. Rodrigues, S. Meireles, T. Pereira, A. Gama and V. Quintino -- Structure and dynamics of a benthic invertebrate community in an intertidal area of the Tagus estuary, western Portugal: a six year data series / G. Silva, J.L. Costa, P.R. Almeida and M.J. Costa -- Spatial and environmental factors affecting the distribution of the main decapod crustacean prey species in the NW Mediterranean / M.M. Rufino, F. Maynou, P. Abello and F. Sarda -- Biological control of communities and ecosystems -- Probing diversity in the plankton: using patterns in Tintinnids (planktonic marine ciliates) to identify mechanisms / J.R. Dolan, R. Lemee, S. Gasparini, L. Mousseau and C. Heyndrickx -- Fish assemblages in different shallow water habitats of the Venice Lagoon / A. Franco, P. Franzoi, S. Malavasi, F. Riccato and P. Torricelli -- The effect of Zostera noltii, Spartina maritima and Scirpus maritimus on sediment pore-water profiles in a temperate intertidal estuary / A.I. Lillebo, M.R. Flindt, M.A. Pardal and J.C. Marques -- Biogeographic patterns of intertidal macroinvertebrates and their association with macroalgae distribution along the Portuguese coast / S.G. Pereira, F.P. Lima, N.C. Queiroz, P.A. Ribeiro and A.M. Santos -- Secondary space -- Seasonal variations of Cystoseira barbata (Stackhouse) C. Agardh frond architecture / A. Falace and G. Bressan -- Unusual habitats -- Epifaunal inventory of two shipwrecks from the Belgian Continental Shelf / V. Zintzen, C. Massin, A. Norro and J. Mallefet -- Assessment -- Using asymmetrical designs for environmental impact assessment of unplanned disturbances / N.C. Queiroz, F.P. Lima, P.A. Ribeiro, S.G. Pereira and A.M. Santos -- Threats -- Short- and long-term climate change -- Mass mortality of coral reef ascidians following the 1997/1998 El Nino event / F. Kelmo, M.J. Attrill and M.B. Jones -- Changes in the range of some common rocky shore species in Britain - a response to climate change? / N. Mieszkowska, M.A. Kendall, S.J. Hawkins, R. Leaper, P. Williamson, N.J. Hardman-Mountford and A.J. Southward -- Physical disturbance -- Effects of dredging activities on population dynamics of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile in the Mediterranean sea: the case study of Capo Feto (SW Sicily, Italy) / F. Badalamenti, G. Di Carlo, G. D'Anna, M. Gristina and M. Toccaceli -- The colonisation of human-made structures by the invasive alga Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides in the north Adriatic Sea (NE Mediterranean) / F. Bulleri, M. Abbiati and L. Airoldi -- Immediate effects of experimental human trampling on mid-upper intertidal benthic invertebrates at the Asinara Island MPA (NW Mediterranean) / D. Casu, G. Ceccherelli and A. Castelli -- Chemical and organic pollution -- Imposex in Hexaplex trunculus at some sites on the North Mediterranean Coast as a base-line for future evaluation of the effectiveness of the total ban on organotin based antifouling paints / F. Garaventa, F. Pellizzato, M. Faimali, A. Terlizzi, D. Medakovic, S. Geraci and B. Pavoni -- Environmental effects of marine fish pond culture in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal) / F.N. Hubert, M. Pellaud and S. Gamito -- Toxic organisms -- Time-series evolution of toxic organisms and related environmental factors in a brackish ecosystem of the Mediterranean Sea / M. Leonardi, F. Azzaro, M. Galletta, M.G. Giacobbe, M. Maso and A. Penna -- Management and Conservation -- Habitat characterization and sensitivity -- Assessing the sensitivity of seabed species and biotopes - the Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) / K. Hiscock and H. Tyler-Walters -- Review Paper -- Characterisation of the European Marine Sites in South West England: the Fal and Helford candidate Special Area of Conservation (cSAC) / W.J. Langston, B.S. Chesman, G.R. Burt, M. Taylor, R. Covey, N. Cunningham, P. Jonas and S.J. Hawkins -- Artificial reefs -- Macrobenthic colonisation of artificial reefs on the southern coast of Portugal (Ancao, Algarve) / D. Boaventura, A. Moura, F. Leitao, S. Carvalho, J. Curdia, P. Pereira, L.C. da Fonseca, M.N. Santos and C.C. Monteiro -- The benthic impacts of the Lock Linnhe Artificial Reef / T.A. Wilding
Notes Reprinted from: Hydrobiologia, v. 555, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Marine biodiversity -- Congresses.
Marine biodiversity conservation -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Queiroga, Henrique.
ISBN 140204321X cased
Other Titles Hydrobiologia