6 edition of Dynamics of Coral Communities (Population and Community Biology Series) found in the catalog.
October 31, 2002
Written in English
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As an evolutionary ecologist using descriptive and experimental approaches at different scales, I study the structure and dynamics of fish and coral communities on coral reefs, the interactions. Brian K. Walker, Ph.D., is a research scientist at the Nova Southeastern University. His research centers on the spatial distribution of organisms, coral reef ecology and geology, reef fish ecology, and landscape/seascape ecology.
Constraining coral reef metabolism and carbon chemistry dynamics are fundamental for understanding and predicting reef vulnerability to rising coastal CO2 concentrations and decreasing seawater pH. However, few studies exist along reefs occupying densely inhabited shorelines with known input from land-based sources of pollution. Trends in coral cover at some stations varied over time due to acute (e.g., crown of thorns outbreak) and chronic (e.g., sedimentation) disturbances. Stations with increasing coral cover with the potential for recovery from disturbances were identified for possible management actions in the face of future climate by:
The book explores the resource hinterland as a new frontier of rural ageing and examines three central themes of rural population change, community development and voluntarism that characterize ageing resource communities. Hawai'i Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program: Spatial Patterns and Temporal Dynamics in Reef Coral Communities P. L. Jokiel, Eric K. Brown, Alan Friedlander, S. Ku'ulei Rodgers, William R. Smith; Pacific ScienceCited by:
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Get this from a library. Dynamics of coral communities. [Ronald H Karlson] -- "This book focuses on the dynamical processes influencing the structure of coral communities some of the most biologically diverse communities on earth.
A variety of biological and physical processes. "The book provides a focus on the rich diversity and strong biological interactions that characterise the most fascinating coral communities. Defining community, guild, assemblage and web, the theme of the book is introduced with descriptions of the dynamics of coral community, especially of the constituent species, the interactions among them, the local environments, oceanographic transport.
Coral Reef Fishes is the successor of The Ecology of Fishes on Coral new edition includes provocative reviews covering the major areas of reef fish ecology. Concerns about the future health of coral reefs, and recognition that reefs and their fishes are economically important components of the coastal oceans of many tropical nations, have led to enormous growth in research directed.
Surprisingly few studies have attempted to model aspects of coral population or community dynamics. Competitive interactions between other benthic clonal organisms have been investigated using cellular automata (e.
g., Karlson and Buss, ) and energetic-based models have studied herbivory (McClanahan, ) and trophic cascades (Grigg et. Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership and Change th Edition. by Prof. Don Edward Beck (Author), Christopher C. Cowan (Author) out of 5 stars 72 ratings.
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i'm using D Customer Engagement. Population and Community Biology Book Series explores many facets of population biology and the processes that determine the structure and dynamics of communities. Although individual authors are given freedom to develop their subjects in their own way, these books are scientifically rigorous and a quantitative approach to analysing population.
Coral Reef Dynamics Kindle Edition the world are facing rapid degradation caused by the impacts of climate change and growing pressures from coastal communities.
In recent years, the topic has gained more attention and this has led to the implementation of coastal management programs. In this book, the dynamics of coral reef growth and 5/5(4). Increase your proficiency with the Dynamics applications that you already use and learn more about the apps that interest you.
Up your game with a learning path tailored to today's Dynamics masterminds and designed to prepare you for industry-recognized Microsoft certifications. Visit Microsoft Learn. coral reefs, limestone formations produced by living organisms, found in shallow, tropical marine waters.
In most reefs, the predominant organisms are stony corals, colonial cnidarians that secrete an exoskeleton of calcium carbonate (limestone).The accumulation of skeletal material, broken and piled up by wave action, produces a massive calcareous formation that supports the living corals and.
Corals comprise a wide variety of colonial marine invertebrates belonging to the Phylum Cnidaria. Their polyps form the most colorful, complete, and diverse communities on the Earth resembling underwater cities, commonly called coral reefs, which host a wide variety of invertebrates and fish species.
They are highly productive ecosystems, contribute to the health of the biosphere, and offer a Author: Carmenza Duque Beltran, Edisson Tello Camacho. Terrestrial Biomes Tundra and Desert.
The tundra and desert biomes occupy the most extreme environments, with little or no moisture and extremes of temperature acting as harsh selective agents on organisms that occupy these areas.
These two biomes have the fewest numbers of species due to the stringent environmental conditions. In other words, not everyone can live there due to the specialized. Although now retired, I continue to be interested in the dynamics of ecological communities, regional scale variation in benthic communities, and the ecology of coral and east coast fouling.
Consequently, this book is an effort to make the desired transition toward ecosystem management by summarizing some of the recent and significant advances in our understanding of the Earth's shallow subtidal marine reefs in the last few decades, specifically coral reefs and kelp forests.
This book treats coral reefs in the water body enclosed between Iran and the Arabian peninsula that in this book we refer to as “The Gulf”. The area is variably also known as the Persian or Arabian Gulf, or as the ROPME Inner Sea Area. The Gulf has a long research history and a compilation of present knowledge about its reefs is timely.
In 16 chapters, this book guides the reader through Cited by: ABSTRACT: Coral reef communities are often studied by tracking the percentage (or fraction) of the reef covered by coral through time.
However, coral community dynamics result, in part, from underlying colony-level growth and mortality, which in turn depend on characteristics of individual colonies, such as size, taxon, life history strategy, and : Marlene Brito-Millán, Mark J. Vermeij, Esmeralda A. Alcantar, Stuart A. Sandin. The extent to which origination and selective extinction influenced the structure and dynamics of Caribbean coral reef communities is evaluated by comparing the diversity and distributional patterns of coral species in two Dominican Republic reef sequences prior to and following late Cenozoic Caribbean faunal turnover.
The two sequences consist of the late Miocene Arroyo Bellaco reef of the Cited by: Predicting whether, how, and to what degree communities recover from disturbance remain majorchallenges in ecology.
To predict recovery of coral communities we applied ﬁeld survey data ofearly recovery dynamics to a multi-species integral projection model that captured key demo-graphic processes driving coral population trajectories, notably density-dependent larval recruit-ment.
Changes in coral reef health and status are commonly reported using hard coral cover, however such changes may also lead to substantial shifts in coral community composition. Here we assess the extent to which coral communities departed from their pre-disturbance composition following disturbance (disassembly), and reassembled during recovery (reassembly) along an environmental gradient Cited by: 3.
The San Diego Coral Club is a monthly gathering of coral reef researchers working in the San Diego area at all levels, from students to established scientists. Here they can present preliminary data to colleagues and discuss other research questions. Community patterns arise from a complex assortment of processes including competition, predation, mutualism, indirect effects, habitat selection, which result in the most complex biological entities on earth – including iconic systems such as rain forests and coral reefs.
This book introduces the reader to a balanced coverage of concepts and.Although geographically restricted to tropical seas and occupying only % of the earth's surface, coral reefs have globally important implications for marine biodiversity.
Reefs support unusually diverse animal communities with distinctive taxonomic structure and geographical distribution by: