15. Ecosystems and Applications

  1. David A. Vaccari1,
  2. Peter F. Strom2 and
  3. James E. Alleman3

Published Online: 3 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471741795.ch15

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Vaccari, D. A., Strom, P. F. and Alleman, J. E. (2005) Ecosystems and Applications, in Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471741795.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

  3. 3

    Iowa State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722397

Online ISBN: 9780471741794

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Keywords:

  • terrestrial to marine ecosystems;
  • soil ecology;
  • ecosystems and applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Terrestrial Ecosystems

  • Freshwater Ecosystems

  • Wetlands

  • Marine and Estuarine Ecosystems

  • Microbial Ecology

  • Biological Effects of Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change

  • Acid Deposition

  • Endangered Species Protection

  • Problems

  • References