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Stream Ecology and Self Purification

An Introduction, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Frank R. Spellman, Joanne Drinan

CRC Press

261 pages

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This new edition of a very successful standard reference is expanded and fully reworked. The book explains and quantifies the processes whereby streams cleanse themselves, reducing their pollutant load as a natural process. Mechanisms of purification in running waters have always been critical with regard to clearly identified pollution sources. Th

Table of Contents

Introduction. Stream Genesis And Structure. Biogeochemical Cycles. Energy Flow in the Ecosystem. Population Ecology. Stream Water. Freshwater Ecology. Stream Ecology. Benthic Macroinvertebrates. Stream Pollution. Biomonitoring. Self-Purification Of Streams. Biological Sampling. Final Comprehensive Examination.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply