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Introduction to Marine Biology Lecture Notes

Author: Bégin, Chantale; Fry, Jessica; Cucknell, Michael

Category: Modul

This booklet is provided so you easily have access to the information that was presented in class. The class is mostly based on the book by Karleskint et al, but some information from that book is omitted and information from other books has been added. For each chapter in this booklet, the associated chapters from the reference books are indicated. You are responsible for everything in these lecture notes and presented in class for the exams. These notes are not a detailed explanation of all the organisms and ecosystems we cover in the class, just an outline and study guide. Some pictures are provided, but you are highly encouraged to make full use of the reference books to gain a better understanding of the topics.

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The Sea Floor: An Introduction to Marine Geology

Author: Eugen Seibold, Wolfgang Berger

Category: Book

Man’s understanding of how this planet is put together and how it evolved has changed radically during the last 30 years. This great revolution in geology – now usually subsumed under the concept of Plate Tectonics – brought the realization that convection within the Earth is responsible for the origin of today’s ocean basins and conti nents, and that the grand features of the Earth’s surface are the product of ongoing large-scale horizontal motions. Some of these notions were put forward earlier in this century (by A. Wegener, in 1912, and by A. Holmes, in 1929), but most of the new ideas were an outgrowth of the study of the ocean floor after World War II. In its impact on the earth sciences, the plate tectonics revolution is comparable to the upheaval wrought by the ideas of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), which started the intense discussion on the evolution of the biosphere that has recently heated up again. Darwin drew his inspiration from observations on island life made during the voyage of the Beagle (1831-1836), and his work gave strong impetus to the first global oceanographic expedition, the voyage of HMS Challenger (1872- 1876). Ever since, oceanographic research has been intimately associ ated with fundamental advances in the knowledge of Earth. This should come as no surprise. After all, our planet’s surface is mostly ocean.

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Basics of Marine and Estuarine Ecology

Author: Abhijit Mitra, Sufia Zaman

Category: Book

The book presents recent research on marine ecology in different parts of the world. It aims to shed light on relevant topics for budding marine ecologists.

The “blue soup” of Planet Earth, which comprises both biotic and abiotic components, is essential to keeping the wheel of civilization running. Four major ecosystem service categories have been identified within this context, namely provisioning services such as water, food, mangrove timber, honey, fish, wax, fuel wood, fodder and bioactive compounds from marine and estuarine flora and fauna; regulating services such as the regulation of climate, coastal erosion, coral bleaching and pollution; cultural services encompassing recreational (tourism), spiritual and other non-material benefits; and supporting services such as nutrient cycling and photosynthesis. These valuable services are obtained from various resources that must be conserved for the sake of humanity. This book presents data for each resource type, not just in the form of a simple description, but also through case studies that resulted from several research projects and pilot programs carried out in different parts of the world. Statistical tools were also used to critically analyze the influence of relevant hydrological parameters on the biotic community. Advanced research in marine and estuarine ecology is based on the use of sophisticated instruments, sampling precision, statistical tools, etc., which have also been highlighted in the book.

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Elements of Marine Ecology


Category: Book

The broad definition of ecology is the study of organisms in relation to their surroundings. This book presents marine ecology as a coherent science, providing undergraduate students with an essential foundation of knowledge in the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of today’s courses.

A new chapter Human impact on the marine environment focuses on issues such as marine pollution, global warming, ocean management, marine nature reserves, and the effects of fisheries and aquaculture. New material has also been added on deep-sea hydrothermal vents and coral reefs, features such as El Nino, and ocean processes including the microbial loop, dissolved organic matter (DOM), and dimethyl sulphide (DMS).

  • A highly accessible survey for undergraduate students
  • A classic text completely revised and updated by a new author
  • A new chapter covers the topical area of human impacts on the marine environment
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Encyclopedia of Marine Science

Author: C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

Category: Book

Explores the principal areas and issues of this core science discipline in more than 600 entries, 20 essays, and 200 photographs and line illustrations. This encyclopedia brings together information on marine science from its component and affiliate sciences, along with information on technology, commerce, business, society, and history.


Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Editor: John H. Steele, S. A. Thorpe (FRS.), Karl K. Turekian

Category: Book

The Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences is the most current, authoritative, and comprehensive resource on the science of the oceans. This ambitious work includes contributions from leading scientists around the world on the physical processes that drive the oceans and the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines. The Encyclopedia also covers ancillary topics such as ocean technology, law of the oceans, global programs, marine policy, the use of the oceans for food and energy, and the impact of pollution and climate changes. The many different methods used to study the oceans are covered, from ship-based systems to satellite remote sensing. Users will enjoy easy access to more than 400 articles, each approximately 3000-4000 words in length with further reading lists and extensive cross referencing. Each article provides comprehensive coverage of a particular topic, and is designed for a wide audience of students, academics, researchers, and professionals. The articles are written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active researchers with the latest technical information.

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Experimental Design and Data Analysis for Biologists

Author: Jerry P. Queen, Gerry P. Quinn, Michael J. Keough

Category: Book

An essential textbook for any student or researcher in biology needing to design experiments, sampling programs or analyse the resulting data. The text begins with a revision of estimation and hypothesis testing methods, covering both classical and Bayesian philosophies, before advancing to the analysis of linear and generalized linear models. Topics covered include linear and logistic regression, simple and complex ANOVA models (for factorial, nested, block, split-plot and repeated measures and covariance designs), and log-linear models. Multivariate techniques, including classification and ordination, are then introduced. Special emphasis is placed on checking assumptions, exploratory data analysis and presentation of results. The main analyses are illustrated with many examples from published papers and there is an extensive reference list to both the statistical and biological literature. The book is supported by a web-site that provides all data sets, questions for each chapter and links to software.

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Fish and Amphibians

Author: Sol 90

Category: Book

Fish and Amphibians, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today’s most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Fish Development and Genetics: The Zebrafish and Medaka Models

Author: Zhiyuan Gong, Vladimir Korzh

Category: Book

The zebrafish is the most important fish model in developmental andgenetic analyses. This book contains 19 review articles covering abroad spectrum of topics, from development to genetic tools. Thecontents range from early development, the role of maternal factorsand gastrulation, to tissue differentiation and organogenesis, such asdevelopment of the organizer, notochord, floor plate, nervous system, somites, muscle, skeleton and endoderm

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General Ecology: Outline of contemporary ecology for university students

Author: Hans Ulrik Riisgård

Category: Book

This book is written to meet the need for a concise textbook of ecology, and it is addressed to university students without special biological knowledge. The book describes the basic features of the modern ecology. Examples of topics are: energy flows in food chains and ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, population growth and regulation, species diversity and ecological succession. Additionally, the structure and function of three important types of ecosystems are addressed, namely the seas, the lakes and the forests. The text is supported everywhere by instructional drawings. The book deals not particularly with pollution and environmental problems, which in many people’s consciousness is almost synonymous with ecology, but touches on many such topics and provides the foundation for a basic understanding of many of today’s urgent environmental problems. The author is Hans Ulrik Riisgård, Professor, PhD & DSc, Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, where he has taught general ecology and marine biology for many years.

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Indonesia’s Delimited Maritime Boundaries

Author: Vivian Louis Forbes

Category: Book

This book examines the delimited maritime boundaries of Indonesia with its neighbours. It features carefully drawn maps based on the geographical coordinates of the defined maritime boundaries; the reproduction of a complete set of the primary documents with direct relation to the boundaries; and a comprehensive narrative on the geography and the historical development of the archipelagic State. Indonesia has an immense maritime domain that encompasses much of the sea between Australia and the Asian mainland. In addition, Indonesia is itself made up largely of water: in excess of 17,000 islands, Indonesia’s archipelagic and territorial waters together form about three-fifths of the country’s sovereign territory. This book offers readers clear, accessible information on the maritime boundaries of the world’s largest archipelagic state.

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Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology

Author: R. Davidson-Arnott

Category: Book

Written for undergraduate students studying coastal geomorphology, this is the complete guide to the processes at work on our coastlines and the features we see in coastal systems across the world. Accessible to students from a range of disciplines, the quantitative approach of this book helps to build a solid understanding of wave and current processes that shape coastlines. The resulting processes of erosion, transport and deposition and the features they create are clearly explained, with over 400 illustrations and photographs. From sandy beaches to coral reefs, the major coastal features are related to contemporary processes and to sea-level changes over the past 25,000 years. Key equations describing or predicting measurements from instruments used to map these processes are all presented in this wide-ranging overview. Davidson-Arnott completes this teaching package with online material that brings the subject to life, including videos of coastal processes and virtual field trips.

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Marine Optics

Author: N.G. Jerlov

Category: Book

Marine Optics

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Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments

Author: Yeqiao Wang

Category: Book

As coastal environments around the world face unprecedented natural and anthropogenic threats, advancements in the technologies that support geospatial data acquisition, imaging, and computing have profoundly enhanced monitoring capabilities in coastal studies. Providing systematic treatment of the key developments, Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments brings together renowned scholars to supply a clear presentation of the state-of-the-art in this technically complex arena.

Edited by a recipient of the prestigious PECASE award, this book provides unrivaled coverage of the issues unique to coastal environments. It presents the best available data for measuring and monitoring coastal zones and explains how decision makers and resource managers can use this data to address contemporary issues in coastal zone management. The text illustrates the latest developments in active remote sensing, hyperspectral remote sensing, high spatial resolution remote sensing, the integration of remote sensing and in situ data, and covers the effects of land-cover and land-use change on coastal environments.

Complete with representative case studies, this authoritative resource provides a timely snapshot of the wide range of remote sensing applications in coastal issues to enhance the understanding of how increasing disturbances to our coastal regions are affecting the ecological dynamics, biological diversity, and ecosystem health of our coastal environments.

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Oceanography and Marine Biology, An Annual Review, Volume 39: An Annual Review: Volume 39

Author: R. N. Gibson, Margaret Barnes

Category: Book

The series is an essential reference text for research workers and students in all fields of marine science and related subjects. An ever increasing interest in oceanography and environmental issues makes it especially relevant.