Trends and Global Prospects
Edited by Nicholas V. C. Polunin
Normal Price: $260.00
Your Price: $234.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $26.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.70 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Aquatic Ecosystems by Nicholas V. C. Polunin
Book DescriptionConcern about future supplies of fresh water to society, to meet the full range of human needs, now comes very high on the priority list of global societal issues. An overarching issue, which this book addresses, is whether global climate change is a dominant driver of change in the structure and function of all natural water-based ecosystems, or whether direct human population growth and accelerated consumption are playing an equal or greater role. This book divides the whole aquatic realm into 21 ecosystems, from those on land (both saline and fresh water) to those of the open and deep oceans. It draws on the understanding of leading ecologists to summarize the state and likely condition by the year 2025 of each of the ecosystems. Written for academic researchers and environmental professionals, the aim is to put the climate change debate into a broader context as a basis for conservation science and planning.
Buy Aquatic Ecosystems book by Nicholas V. C. Polunin from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521833271
(246mm x 189mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Aquatic Ecosystems book by Nicholas V. C. Polunin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Nicholas V. C. Polunin
Nicholas Polunin is Professor of Marine Environmental Science at the School of Marine Science and Technology in Newcastle. He is also President of the Foundation for Environmental Conservation.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.