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Central European Stream Ecosystems: The Long Term Study of the Breitenbach

Central European Stream Ecosystems: The Long Term Study of the Breitenbach

Rüdiger Wagner (Editor), Jürgen Marxsen (Editor), Peter Zwick (Editor), Eileen J. Cox (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-32952-6 December 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 694 Pages

 Hardcover

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$252.95

Description

Probably the best-studied stream on earth.
The result of unmatched long-term data taken by the Max-Planck outstation in Schlitz from the nearby Breitenbach stream since 1949, the special focus in this handbook and ready reference is on animal and microorganism occurrence and variation, as well as chemical and physical parameters.
An invaluable data basis for modeling purposes for anyone dealing with stream ecology.
Introduction
The Breitenbach and its Catchment
Environmental Characteristics
Detrital Energy Sources
Primary Producers
Bacteria and Fungi
The Fauna of the Breitenbach
Ecosystem Breitenbach
Summary

“Particularly, the long-term data going back for more than 50 years are unique and are valuable resource for everyone in the world dealing with stream ecology.”  (Acta Botanica Hungarica, 1 October 2012)