Marine Biodiversity: Patterns and Processes, Assessment, by H. Queiroga,M.R. Cunha,A. Cunha,M.H. Moreira,V.

By H. Queiroga,M.R. Cunha,A. Cunha,M.H. Moreira,V. Quintino,A.M. Rodrigues,J. Serôdio,R.M. Warwick

This quantity offers chosen contributions given to the thirty eighth eu Marine Biology Symposium, held in Aveiro, Portugal, in September 2003. knowing the functioning of marine ecosystems is step one in the direction of measuring and predicting the impact of guy, and to discover recommendations for the large array of difficulties we are facing this present day. This quantity is organised in line with the 4 subthemes of the symposium and to concerns more often than not perceived as appropriate by means of scientists involved in the examine, security and administration of Marine Biodiversity: styles and strategies, evaluation, threats and administration and conservation. The 32 papers that make up this publication symbolize present learn and issues approximately Marine Biodiversity in Europe, and should have large entice all these drawn to figuring out and maintaining the marine ecosystems of the world's oceans.

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