Zooplankton: Importance in a Changing World

1st Edition

Luis R. Vieira, Lucia Guilhermino, Fernando Manuel Raposo Morgado

CRC Press
Published January 15, 2019
Reference - 340 Pages - 8 Color & 25 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815365457 - CAT# K336415

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This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the importance of zooplankton in aquatic ecosystems based on three main core areas: Ecology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Education. The world of zooplankton is presented starting from the basic aspects of their biology and ecology to the recent scientific advances and technologies, including the interface with multidisciplinary and resources management models. The present and projected challenges from global warming, ocean acidification and anthropogenic pollution are examined in several worldwide case studies. This book will show the readers the potential and importance of these creatures to aquatic wildlife.


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