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The Biology of Lakes and Ponds
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The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

Abstract

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds focuses on the interactions between the abiotic frame, such as turbulence, temperature, pH and nutrients, and the organisms, including interactions with and among organisms at the individual, population and community level. The book fills this niche between traditional limnology and evolutionary ecology by focusing on physiological, morphological and behavioural adaptations among organisms to abiotic and biotic factors and how interactions between biotic processes and abiotic constraints determine the structure and dynamics of lake and pond systems. In addition, ... More

Keywords: lake, pond, biology, ecosystem, evolution, biodiversity, abiotic, biotic, competition, predation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198713593
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198713593.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christer Brönmark, author
Professor, Aquatic Ecology Unit, Department of Biology, Lund University

Lars-Anders Hansson, author
Professor, Aquatic Ecology Unit, Department of Biology, Lund University