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Effects of global warming on the physical, chemical, ecologicalstructure and function and biodiversity of freshwater ecosystemsare not well understood and there are many opinions on how to adaptaquatic environments to global warming in order to minimize thenegative effects of climate change. Climatic Change andGlobal Warming of Inland Waters presents a synthesis of the latestresearch on a whole range of inland water habitats lakes,running water, wetlands and offers novel and timelysuggestions for future research, monitoring and adaptationstrategies. A global approach, offered in this book, encompasses systemsfrom the arctic to the Antarctic, including warm–water systems inthe tropics and subtropics and presents a unique and useful sourcefor all those looking for contemporary case studies andpresentation of the latest research findings and discussion ofmitigation and adaptation throughout the world. Edited by three of the leading limnologists in the field thisbook represents the latest developments with a focus not only onthe impact of climate change on freshwater ecosystems but alsooffers a framework and suggestions for future management strategiesand how these can be implemented in the future. Limnologists, Climate change biologists, fresh water ecologists,palaeoclimatologists and students taking relevant courses withinthe earth and environmental sciences will find this bookinvaluable. The book will also be of interest to planners,catchment managers and engineers looking for solutions to broaderenvironmental problems but who need to consider freshwater ecology.

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Author(s)Goldman C R
PublisherJohn Wiley(Bp)
ISBN9781119968665
Pages496
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearDecember 2012