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Title Marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning : frameworks, methodologies, and integration / edited by Martin Solan, Rebecca J. Aspden, David M. Paterson
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Marine biodiversity : its past development, present status, and future threats / Stephen Widdicombe and Paul J. Somerfield -- Biodiversity in the context of ecosystem function / Anne E. Magurran -- Ecosystem function and co-evolution of terminology in marine science and management / David M. Paterson, Emma C. Defew, and Julia Jabour -- Ecological consequences of declining biodiversity : a biodiversity-ecosystem function (BEF) framework for marine systems / Shahid Naeem -- Lessons from the fossil record : the Ediacaran radiation, the Cambrian radiation, and the end-Permian mass extinction / Stephen Q. Dornbos [and others] -- The analysis of biodiversity-ecosystem function experiments : partitioning richness and density-dependent effects / Lisandro Beneditti-Cecchi and Elena Maggi -- The importance of body size, abundance, and food-web structure for ecosystem functioning / Mark C. Emmerson -- Effects of biodiversity-environment conditions on the interpretation of biodiversity-function relations / Jasmin A. Godbold -- Extending the approaches of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning to the deep ocean / Roberto Danovaro -- Incorporating extinction risk and realistic biodiversity futures : implementation of trait-based extinction scenarios / Martin Solan [and others] -- Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning : an ecosystem-level approach / David Raffaelli and Alan M. Friedlander -- Multitrophic biodiversity and the responses of marine ecosystems to global change / J. Emmett Duffy, John J. Stachowicz, and John F. Bruno -- Reality check : issues of scale and abstraction in biodiversity research, and potential solutions / Tasman P. Crowe, Matthew E.S. Bracken, and Nessa E. O'Connor -- Why bother going outside : the role of observational studies in understanding biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships / Simon F. Thrush and Andrew M. Lohrer -- Implementing an ecosystem approach : predicting and safeguarding marine biodiversity futures / Alison R. Holt [and others]
Summary This edited volume addresses the latest advances in biodiversity-function science using marine examples. It provides an in-depth evaluation of the science before offering a perspective on future research directions for some of the most pressing environmental issues facing society today and in the future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Marine biodiversity -- Effect of human beings on.
Marine ecology -- Effect of human beings on.
Form Electronic book
Author Aspden, Rebecca J.
Paterson, D. M. (David M.)
Solan, Martin.
LC no. 2012405930
ISBN 0191637386 (electronic bk.)
0191774766 (electronic bk.)
9780191637384 (electronic bk.)
9780191774768 (electronic bk.)