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Innovative Methods of Marine Ecosystem Restoration

1st Edition

Edited by Thomas J. Goreau, Robert Kent Trench

CRC Press

312 pages

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Hardback: 9781466557734
pub: 2012-12-04
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Innovative Methods of Marine Ecosystem Restoration offers a ray of hope in an increasingly gloomy scenario. This book is the first presentation of revolutionary new methods for restoring damaged marine ecosystems. It discusses new techniques for greatly increasing the recruitment, growth, survival, and resistance to stress of marine ecosystems, fis

Table of Contents

Dedication to Wolf Hilbertz. Innovative Methods of Marine Ecosystem Restoration: An Introduction. Restoring Reefs to Grow Back Beaches and Protect Coasts from Erosion and Global Sea Level Rise. Reef Restoration Using Seawater Electrolysis in Jamaica. Electrically Stimulated Corals in Indonesia Reef Restoration Projects Show Greatly Accelerated Growth Rates. Biorock Reef Restoration in Gili Trawangan, North Lombok, Indonesia. Electrical Current Stimulates Coral Branching and Growth in Jakarta Bay. Electricity Protects Coral from Overgrowth by an Encrusting Sponge in Indonesia. Gorgonian Soft Corals Have Higher Growth and Survival in Electrical Fields. Suitability of Mineral Accretion as a Rehabilitation Method for Cold-Water Coral Reefs. Utilization of Low-Voltage Electricity to Stimulate Cultivation of Pearl Oysters Pinctada maxima (Jameson). Increased Oyster Growth and Survival Using Biorock Technology. Electrical Stimulation Increases Oyster Growth and Survival in Restoration Projects. Restoration of Seagrass Mats (Posidonia oceanica) with Electrical Stimulation. Electrical Fields Increase Salt Marsh Survival and Growth and Speed Restoration in Adverse Conditions. Fish Postlarval Capture and Culture for Restoring Fisheries. Mariculture Potential of Gracilaria Species [Rhodophyta] in Jamaican Nitrate-Enriched Back-Reef Habitats: Growth, Nutrient Uptake, and Elemental Composition. Sustainable Reef Design to Optimize Habitat Restoration. Marine Ecosystem Electrotherapy: Practice and Theory.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology