Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems: Biological-PhysicalInteractions in the Oceans Second Edition

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Wiley, Oct 14, 1996 - Science - 394 pages
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Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems, Second Edition, heightens our awareness of the relationship between the physical and biological processes and their impact on marine ecosystems. Since publication of the first edition, there has been a surge of interest in the biological-physical interactions in the ocean, as seen by the increased number of new publications in integrated oceanography. The second edition of this widely respected text incorporates recent research to explain what we now know about certain marine processes. The text is supported by numerous tables, graphs, illustrations, chapter-end summaries, and text boxes highlighting forumulas and physical details.

  • Incorporates latest research in marine processes.
  • Text supported by numerous illustrations.

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About the author (1996)

Dr Ken Mann has taught at universities in England and in Canada and has carried out research on various aquatic ecosystems including the River Thames and the kelp beds and estuaries of eastern Canada. He is currently research scientist emeritus at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography.


Dr John Lazier has been a physical oceanographer at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography since the early 1960s. His principal interest has been the circulation of the northwest Atlantic Ocean, especially the response of the Labrador Sea to decadal changes in the weather. He continues this work as a research scientist emeritus.

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