Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates
Author: James H. Thorp,Alan P. Covich
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1021
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 0123748550
ISBN 13: 9780123748553
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates Book Review:

The third edition of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates continues the tradition of in-depth coverage of the biology, ecology, phylogeny, and identification of freshwater invertebrates from the USA and Canada. This text serves as an authoritative single source for a broad coverage of the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and phylogeny of all major groups of invertebrates in inland waters of North America, north of Mexico.

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates
Author: James H. Thorp,Alan P. Covich
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1021
Release: 2009-11-12
ISBN 10: 0080889816
ISBN 13: 9780080889818
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates Book Review:

The Third Edition of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates continues the tradition of in-depth coverage of the biology, ecology, phylogeny, and identification of freshwater invertebrates from the USA and Canada. This edition is in color for the first time and includes greatly expanded classification of many phyla. Contains extensive and detailed classification keys for identification of diverse freshwater invertebrates. Many drawings and color photographs of freshwater invertebrates. Single source for a broad coverage of the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and phylogeny of all major groups of invertebrates in inland waters of North America, north of Mexico.

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates
Author: James H. Thorp,Alan P. Covich
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1056
Release: 2001-05-11
ISBN 10: 0080530672
ISBN 13: 9780080530673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates Book Review:

The First Edition of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates has been immensely popular with students and researchers interested in freshwater biology and ecology, limnology, environmental science, invertebrate zoology, and related fields. The First Edition has been widely used as a textbook and this Second Edition should continue to serve students in advanced classes. The Second Edition features expanded and updated chapters, especially with respect to the cited references and the classification of North American freshwater invertebrates. New chapters or substantially revised chapters include those on freshwater ecosystems, snails, aquatic spiders, aquatic insects, and crustaceans. * Most up-to-date and informative text of its kind * Written by experts in the ecology of various invertebrate groups, coverage emphasizes ecological information within a current taxonomic framework * Each chapter contains both morphological and taxonomic information, including keys to North American taxa (usually to the generic level) as well as bibliographic information and a list of further readings * The text is geared toward researchers and advanced undergraduate and graduate students

Freshwater Algae of North America

Freshwater Algae of North America
Author: John D. Wehr,Robert G. Sheath,J. Patrick Kociolek
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1066
Release: 2015-06-05
ISBN 10: 0123858771
ISBN 13: 9780123858771
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Freshwater Algae of North America Book Review:

Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification, Second Edition is an authoritative and practical treatise on the classification, biodiversity, and ecology of all known genera of freshwater algae from North America. The book provides essential taxonomic and ecological information about one of the most diverse and ubiquitous groups of organisms on earth. This single volume brings together experts on all the groups of algae that occur in fresh waters (also soils, snow, and extreme inland environments). In the decade since the first edition, there has been an explosion of new information on the classification, ecology, and biogeography of many groups of algae, with the use of molecular techniques and renewed interest in biological diversity. Accordingly, this new edition covers updated classification information of most algal groups and the reassignment of many genera and species, as well as new research on harmful algal blooms. Extensive and complete Describes every genus of freshwater algae known from North America, with an analytical dichotomous key, descriptions of diagnostic features, and at least one image of every genus. Full-color images throughout provide superb visual examples of freshwater algae Updated Environmental Issues and Classifications, including new information on harmful algal blooms (HAB) Fully revised introductory chapters, including new topics on biodiversity, and taste and odor problems Updated to reflect the rapid advances in algal classification and taxonomy due to the widespread use of DNA technologies

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates
Author: James H. Thorp,D. Christopher Rogers
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1148
Release: 2014-09-06
ISBN 10: 0123850274
ISBN 13: 9780123850270
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates Book Review:

Readers familiar with the first three editions of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates (edited by J.H. Thorp and A.P. Covich) will welcome the comprehensive revision and expansion of that trusted professional reference manual and educational textbook from a single North American tome into a developing multi-volume series covering inland water invertebrates of the world. The series entitled Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates (edited by J.H. Thorp) begins with the current Volume I: Ecology and General Biology (edited by J.H. Thorp and D.C. Rogers), which is designed as a companion volume for the remaining books in the series. Those following volumes provide taxonomic coverage for specific zoogeographic regions of the world, starting with Keys to Nearctic Fauna (Vol. II) and Keys to Palaearctic Fauna (Vol. III). Volume I maintains the ecological and general biological focus of the previous editions but now expands coverage globally in all chapters, includes more taxonomic groups (e.g., chapters on individual insect orders), and covers additional functional topics such as invasive species, economic impacts, and functional ecology. As in previous editions, the 4th edition of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates is designed for use by professionals in universities, government agencies, and private companies as well as by undergraduate and graduate students. Global coverage of aquatic invertebrate ecology Discussions on invertebrate ecology, phylogeny, and general biology written by international experts for each group Separate chapters on invasive species and economic impacts and uses of invertebrates Eight additional chapters on insect orders and a chapter on freshwater millipedes Four new chapters on collecting and culturing techniques, ecology of invasive species, economic impacts, and ecological function of invertebrates Overall expansion of ecology and general biology and a shift of the even more detailed taxonomic keys to other volumes in the projected 9-volume series Identification keys to lower taxonomic levels

A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America

A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
Author: J. Reese Voshell
Publsiher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9780939923878
ISBN 13: 0939923874
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America Book Review:

Provides identification and other information about creatures that are commonly found in the shallows of freshwater areas and are large enough to be seen with the naked eye.

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates
Author: Cristina Damborenea,D. Christopher Rogers,James H. Thorp
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1046
Release: 2020-06-26
ISBN 10: 0128042664
ISBN 13: 9780128042663
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates Book Review:

Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, Volume 5: Keys to Neotropical and Antarctic Fauna, Fourth Edition, covers inland water invertebrates of the world. It began with Ecology and General Biology, Volume One (Thorp and Rogers, editors, 2015) and was followed by three volumes emphasizing taxonomic keys to general invertebrates of the Nearctic (2016), neotropical hexapods (2018), and general invertebrates of the Palearctic (2019). All volumes are designed for multiple uses and levels of expertise by professionals in universities, government agencies, private companies, and graduate and undergraduate students. Includes zoogeographic coverage of the entire Neotropics, from central Mexico and the Caribbean Islands, to the tip of South America Provides identification keys for aquatic invertebrates to genus or species level for many groups, with keys progressing from higher to lower taxonomic levels Contains terminology and morphology, materials preparation and preservation, and references

An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America

An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America
Author: Richard W. Merritt,Kenneth W. Cummins
Publsiher: Kendall Hunt
Total Pages: 862
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 9780787232412
ISBN 13: 0787232416
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Pennak s Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States

Pennak s Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States
Author: Douglas Grant Smith
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2001-08-07
ISBN 10: 9780471358374
ISBN 13: 0471358371
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pennak s Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States Book Review:

Need-to-know information on the classification and identificationof aquatic invertebrates This Fourth Edition of the standard reference used by generationsof professionals and students is the source for authoritativeinformation on the natural history, ecology, and taxonomy offree-living American freshwater invertebrates. Completely revisedand updated, this professional field guide features a wealth of newknowledge on invertebrate animal phyla covered in the previousedition as well as fully modified sections on the preparation ofmaterials. Other important features of Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates ofthe United States, Fourth Edition include: * Current taxonomical arrangements of all freshwater invertebrateanimals, excluding insects * Improved graphical treatments and keys to identification, severalprovided by specialists * Photographs and color plates to aid identification * More than 300 line drawings, many new to this edition * Taxonomic keys carried uniformly to genus level in all but twophyla, with frequent references to species Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, FourthEdition is an indispensable resource for biologists, ecologists,graduate students, and anyone who needs to acquire the thoroughknowledge of aquatic invertebrates that is essential tounderstanding the community structure of freshwater environments.

Aquatic Entomology

Aquatic Entomology
Author: W. Patrick McCafferty
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Total Pages: 448
Release: 1983
ISBN 10: 9780867200171
ISBN 13: 0867200170
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aquatic Entomology Book Review:

Written in language that is accessible to the sports fisherman and the naturalist and with over 1,000 original illustrations, the book includes features such as coverage of all insect families and genera important to fly fishing; comphrensive treatment of the biology of all life stages of aquatic insects including terrestrial as well as aquatic stages; special chapters on shore dwelling insects, insects associated with aquatic vascular plants, residents of tree holes and plant cups, aquatic arachnids and freshwater crustaceans.

Algal Ecology

Algal Ecology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 753
Release: 1996-06-03
ISBN 10: 9780080526942
ISBN 13: 0080526942
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algal Ecology Book Review:

Algae are an important component of aquatic benthic ecosystems because they reflect the health of their environment through their density, abundance, and diversity. This comprehensive and authoritative text is divided into three sections to offer complete coverage of the discussion in this field. The first section introduces the locations of benthic algae in different ecosystems, like streams, large rivers, lakes, and other aquatic habitats. The second section is devoted to the various factors, both biotic and abiotic, that affect benthic freshwater algae. The final section of the book focuses on the role played by algae in a variety of complex freshwater ecosystems. As concern over environmental health escalates, the keystone and pivotal role played by algae is becoming more apparent. This volume in the Aquatic Ecology Series represents an important compilation of the latest research on the crucial niche occupied by algae in aquatic ecosystems. Presents algae as the important player in relation to environmental health Prepared by leading authorities in the field Includes comprehensive treatment of the functions of benthic algae as well as the factors that affect these important aquatic organisms Acts as an important reference for anyone interested in understanding and managing freshwater ecosystems

Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands

Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands
Author: Darold Batzer,Dani Boix
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 645
Release: 2016-02-05
ISBN 10: 3319249789
ISBN 13: 9783319249780
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands Book Review:

Wetlands are among the world’s most valuable and most threatened habitats, and in these crucially important ecosystems, the invertebrate fauna holds a focal position. Most of the biological diversity in wetlands is found within resident invertebrate assemblages, and those invertebrates are the primary trophic link between lower plants and higher vertebrates (e.g. amphibians, fish, and birds). As such, most scientists, managers, consultants, and students who work in the world’s wetlands should become better informed about the invertebrate components in their habitats of interest. Our book serves to fill this need by assembling the world’s most prominent ecologists working on freshwater wetland invertebrates, and having them provide authoritative perspectives on each the world’s most important freshwater wetland types. The initial chapter of the book provides a primer on freshwater wetland invertebrates, including how they are uniquely adapted for life in wetland environments and how they contribute to important ecological functions in wetland ecosystems. The next 15 chapters deal with invertebrates in the major wetlands across the globe (rock pools, alpine ponds, temperate temporary ponds, Mediterranean temporary ponds, turloughs, peatlands, permanent marshes, Great Lakes marshes, Everglades, springs, beaver ponds, temperate floodplains, neotropical floodplains, created wetlands, waterfowl marshes), each chapter written by groups of prominent scientists intimately knowledgeable about the individual wetland types. Each chapter reviews the relevant literature, provides a synthesis of the most important ecological controls on the resident invertebrate fauna, and highlights important conservation concerns. The final chapter synthesizes the 15 habitat-based chapters, providing a macroscopic perspective on natural variation of invertebrate assemblage structure across the world’s wetlands and a paradigm for understanding how global variation and environmental factors shape wetland invertebrate communities.

Minnesota s Natural Heritage

Minnesota s Natural Heritage
Author: John R. Tester
Publsiher: U of Minnesota Press
Total Pages: 332
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 0816621330
ISBN 13: 9780816621330
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Minnesota s Natural Heritage Book Review:

Minnesota's Natural Heritage: An Ecological Perspective is the first comprehensive book available on the Minnesota environment. Including thorough and accessible analyses of the state's geologic history and climate, this is the essential book for tourists, naturalists, teachers, scientists, and residents of the state.

Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment

Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment
Author: E.V. Balian,C. Lévêque,H. Segers,K. Martens
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2008-04-27
ISBN 10: 1402082592
ISBN 13: 9781402082597
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment Book Review:

This book offers a comprehensive study of species- and genus-level diversity and chorology of the global freshwater fauna to date. It gives a state of the art assessment of the diversity and distribution of Metazoa in the continental waters of the world.

Invasion Ecology

Invasion Ecology
Author: Julie L. Lockwood,Martha F. Hoopes,Michael P. Marchetti
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2013-04-05
ISBN 10: 1118570820
ISBN 13: 9781118570821
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Invasion Ecology Book Review:

This new edition of Invasion Ecology provides a comprehensive and updated introduction to all aspects of biological invasion by non-native species. Highlighting important research findings associated with each stage of invasion, the book provides an overview of the invasion process from transportation patterns and causes of establishment success to ecological impacts, invader management, and post-invasion evolution. The authors have produced new chapters on predicting and preventing invasion, managing and eradicating invasive species, and invasion dynamics in a changing climate. Modern global trade and travel have led to unprecedented movement of non-native species by humans with unforeseen, interesting, and occasionally devastating consequences. Increasing recognition of the problems associated with invasion has led to a rapid growth in research into the dynamics of non-native species and their adverse effects on native biota and human economies. This book provides a synthesis of this fast growing field of research and is an essential text for undergraduate and graduate students in ecology and conservation management. Additional resources are available at www.wiley.com/go/invasionecology

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates
Author: Neusa Hamada,James H. Thorp,D. Christopher Rogers
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 836
Release: 2018-08-30
ISBN 10: 0128042648
ISBN 13: 9780128042649
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates Book Review:

Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates, Fourth Edition: Keys to Neotropical Hexapoda, Volume Three, provides a guide for identifying and evaluating a key subphylum, hexapoda, for Central America, South America and the Antarctic. This book is essential for anyone working in water quality management, conservation, ecology or related fields in this region, and is developed to be the most modern and consistent set of taxonomic keys available. It is part of a series that is designed to provide a highly comprehensive, current set of keys for a given bioregion, with all keys written in a consistent style. This series can be used for a full spectrum of interested readers, from students, to university professors and government agencies. Includes zoogeographic coverage of the entire Neotropics, from central México and the Caribbean Islands, to the tip of South America Identifies aquatic springtails (Collembola) and insects to the genus level for many groups, and family or subfamily level for less well known taxa Presents multiple keys, from higher to lower taxonomic levels that are appropriate for each users’ level of scientific knowledge and needs Provides a general introduction and sections on limitations, terminology and morphology, material preparation and preservation, and references

North American Freshwater Mussels

North American Freshwater Mussels
Author: Wendell R. Haag
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2012-08-27
ISBN 10: 1139560190
ISBN 13: 9781139560191
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

North American Freshwater Mussels Book Review:

This well-illustrated book highlights freshwater mussels' fabulous diversity, amazing array of often bizarre ecological adaptations and their dire conservation plight. Summarizing and synthesizing historical and contemporary information as well as original research and analysis, the book describes the diverse array of mussel life history strategies and builds a cohesive narrative culminating in the development of explicit frameworks to explain pervasive patterns in mussel ecology. The fascinating and colorful role of mussels in human society is also described in detail, including the little-known pearl button industry of the early 1900s and the wild and often violent shell harvest of the 1990s. The final chapter details humans' efforts to save these fascinating animals and gives a prognosis for the future of the North American fauna. The book provides the first comprehensive review of mussel ecology and conservation for scientists, natural resource professionals, students and natural history enthusiasts.

Ecology and Evolution of the Freshwater Mussels Unionoida

Ecology and Evolution of the Freshwater Mussels Unionoida
Author: G. Bauer,K. Wächtler
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 3642568696
ISBN 13: 9783642568695
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecology and Evolution of the Freshwater Mussels Unionoida Book Review:

All those who think that bivalves are boring are in the best company. Karl von Frisch is reported to have turned the pages more quickly in texts where bivalves were treated because, according to him, they literally lack any behaviour. The fact that they can filtrate huge amounts of water, burrow into the sedi ment, actively swim, drill holes into rocks and boats or detect shadows with the aid of pretty blue eyes located on the rim of their mantle obviously left v. Frisch unimpressed. Why, then, a book on the large freshwater mussels (Naiads or Unionoida), which on first sight are much less spectacular than the marine ones? The main reason is that they are keepers of secrets which they reveal only on close and careful inspection. This is not only true for the pearls some species produce and which over centuries have contributed to the treasures of bishops and kings, but particularly for their ecology: their life cycles are linked with those of fishes, some can occur in incredible densities and some can live for more than 100 years. Thus, the presence or absence of naiads in a lake or stream has manifold implications.

Freshwater Ecology

Freshwater Ecology
Author: Walter Dodds,Matt Whiles
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 829
Release: 2010-11-03
ISBN 10: 9780080884776
ISBN 13: 0080884776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Freshwater Ecology Book Review:

Freshwater Ecology, Second Edition, is a broad, up-to-date treatment of everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water to advanced unifying concepts of the community ecology and ecosystem relationships as found in continental waters. With 40% new and expanded coverage, this text covers applied and basic aspects of limnology, now with more emphasis on wetlands and reservoirs than in the previous edition. It features 80 new and updated figures, including a section of color plates, and 500 new and updated references. The authors take a synthetic approach to ecological problems, teaching students how to handle the challenges faced by contemporary aquatic scientists. This text is designed for undergraduate students taking courses in Freshwater Ecology and Limnology; and introductory graduate students taking courses in Freshwater Ecology and Limnology. Expanded revision of Dodds' successful text. New boxed sections provide more advanced material within the introductory, modular format of the first edition. Basic scientific concepts and environmental applications featured throughout. Added coverage of climate change, ecosystem function, hypertrophic habitats and secondary production. Expanded coverage of physical limnology, groundwater and wetland habitats. Expanded coverage of the toxic effects of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupters as freshwater pollutants More on aquatic invertebrates, with more images and pictures of a broader range of organisms Expanded coverage of the functional roles of filterer feeding, scraping, and shredding organisms, and a new section on omnivores. Expanded appendix on standard statistical techniques. Supporting website with figures and tables - http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780123747242

Inland Waters

Inland Waters
Author: Adam Devlin,Jiayi Pan,Mohammad Manjur Shah,Aliyu Ahmad Nuhu
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2021-02-10
ISBN 10: 1839682949
ISBN 13: 9781839682940
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inland Waters Book Review:

Inland waters, lakes, rivers, and their connected wetlands are the most important and the most vulnerable sources of freshwater on the planet. The ecology of these systems includes biology as well as human populations and civilization. Inland waters and wetlands are highly susceptible to chemical and biological pollutants from natural or human sources, changes in watershed dynamics due to the establishment of dams and reservoirs, and land use changes from agriculture and industry. This book provides a comprehensive review of issues involving inland waters and discusses many worldwide inland water systems. The main topics of this text are water quality investigation, analyses of the ecology of inland water systems, remote sensing observation and numerical modeling methods, and biodiversity investigations.