By John E. Petersen,Victor S. Kennedy,William C. Dennison,W. Michael Kemp
Enclosed environment experiments have won in reputation as learn instruments in ecological technology, relatively within the examine of coastal aquatic environments. those structures offer scientists with a level of experimental keep an eye on that isn't feasible via box experiments. but thus far, thoughts for systematically extrapolating effects from small-scale experimental ecosystems to greater, deeper, extra open, extra biologically diversified, and extra heterogeneous ecosystems in nature haven't been good built. Likewise, researchers have lacked tools for evaluating and extrapolating details between common ecosystems that fluctuate in scale.
Enclosed Experimental Ecosystems and Scale: instruments for knowing and coping with Coastal Ecosystems presents scientists, managers, and coverage makers with an creation to what has been termed the "problem of scale", and offers info that may permit for more desirable layout and interpretation of enclosed experimental aquatic ecosystems. The booklet integrates the result of a 10-year study undertaking related to a multi-disciplinary crew of scientists and scholars to discover scale-related questions in a number of coastal habitats. expecting use as a reference, the publication has been designed in order that person sections and person pages can functionality as stand by myself units.
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Enclosed Experimental Ecosystems and Scale: Tools for Understanding and Managing Coastal Ecosystems by John E. Petersen,Victor S. Kennedy,William C. Dennison,W. Michael Kemp