Oceanographic processes of coral reefs : physical and biological links in the Great Barrier Reef /

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Imprint:Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2001.
Description:356 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. + 1 computer laser optical disk (4 3/4 in.)
Subject:Coral reef ecology -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Oceanography -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Coral reef ecology.
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Queensland -- Great Barrier Reef.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4437549
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Other authors / contributors:Wolanski, Eric.
ISBN:084930833X (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Windows 95, 98, or NT 4.0; minimun 640 x 480 256 color display, recommended 800 x 600 16-bit or higher color display; 12 MB of free disk space; minimun 16 MB of RAM, recommended 32 MB of RAM.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Chapter 8. Modelling and Visualising Interactions between Natural Disturbances and Eutrophication as Causes of Coral Reef Degradation
  • Chapter 9. Biodiversity on the Great Barrier Reef: Large-Scale Patterns and Turbidity-Related Local Loss of Soft Coral Taxa
  • Chapter 10. River Plume Dynamics in the Central Great Barrier Reef
  • Chapter 11. Connectivity in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area--An Overview of Pathways and Processes
  • Chapter 12. A Model of the Ecosystem, and Associated Penaeid Prawn Community, in the Far Northern Great Barrier Reef
  • Chapter 13. The Effects of Water Flow around Coral Reefs on the Distribution of Pre-Settlement fish (Great Barrier Reef, Australia)
  • Chapter 14. Topographic Steering by Coral Reef Assemblages
  • Chapter 15. Environmental Factors Influencing the Activity of Black Marlin
  • Chapter 16. Ocean Nutrients to Sediment Banks via Tidal Jets and Halimeda Meadows
  • Chapter 17. Climate Variability and Change on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Introduction: Oceanographic Processes of Coral Reefs
  • Chapter 18. The Sea Surface Temperature Story on the Great Barrier Reef during the Coral Bleaching Event of 1998
  • Chapter 19. The Challenges of Coral Reef Management in Indonesia
  • Chapter 20. Will the Great Barrier Reef Survive Human Impact?
  • Index
  • Chapter 1. The Place of Science and Technology in the Wise Management of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Chapter 2. Physics-Biology Links in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Chapter 3. Landcover and Water Quality in River Catchments of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Chapter 4. Runoff of Terrestrial Sediment and Nutrients into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area
  • Chapter 5. Water Circulation in Managroves, and Its Implications for Biodiversity
  • Chapter 6. Muddy Coastal Waters and Depleted Mangrove Coastlines--Depleted Seagrass and Coral Reefs
  • Chapter 7. The Effects of Siltation on Tropical Coastal Ecosystems