20. Global Change Effects on Antarctic Freshwater Ecosystems: The Case of Maritime Antarctic Lakes

  1. Charles R. Goldman2,
  2. Michio Kumagai3 and
  3. Richard D. Robarts4
  1. Antonio Quesada and
  2. David Velázquez

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118470596.ch20

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies

How to Cite

Quesada, A. and Velázquez, D. (2012) Global Change Effects on Antarctic Freshwater Ecosystems: The Case of Maritime Antarctic Lakes, in Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies (eds C. R. Goldman, M. Kumagai and R. D. Robarts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118470596.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, USA

  2. 3

    Lake Biwa Sigma Research Center, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan

  3. 4

    World Water and Climate Network, Saskatoon, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department Biología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119968665

Online ISBN: 9781118470596

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Keywords:

  • maritime Antarctic lakes, global change;
  • GCMs and air temperature increases;
  • Antarctic research, understanding global;
  • polar/alpine ice cover in lake dynamics;
  • lakes in maritime Antarctica;
  • ice phenology on lake ecology;
  • DOC concentration and PAR/UV

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Antarctic lakes

  • Changes in physical parameters

  • Watershed changes

  • Changes in chemical parameters

  • Changes in the biota

  • Proposed model for the response of Antarctic maritime lakes to global climate change

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References