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Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Manuel Barange, John G. Field, Roger P. Harris, Eileen E. Hofmann, R. Ian Perry, and Francisco Werner


Global environmental change, which includes climate change, biodiversity loss, changes in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, and intensive exploitation of natural resources, is having significant impacts on the world's oceans. This book advances knowledge of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, and their past, present, and future responses to physical and anthropogenic forcing. The book illustrates how climate and humans impact marine ecosystems by a comprehensive review of the physical and ecological processes that structure marine ecosystems and the observation, experimen ... More

Keywords: global environmental change, marine ecosystems, ecosystem structure and dynamics, GLOBEC, climate variability and change, fishing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199558025
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Manuel Barange, editor
Director GLOBEC IPO, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK

John G. Field, editor
Director, Marine Research (MA-RE) Insitute, Rondebosch, South Africa

Roger P. Harris, editor
Senior Scientist, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK