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The Trophic Cascade in Lakes

By: Carpenter, Stephen R. & Mitchell, James F. (editors)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 010901

ISBN: 0521566843

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp xiv, 385, paperback, the very slightest signs of use to the covers, but virtually an as new copy of the original printing. [Fluctuations in fish populations in lakes can cascade through food webs to alter nutrient cycling, algal biomass and primary production. Trophic cascades may interact with nutrients and physical factors to explain most of the variance in lake ecosystem process rates. In this 1993 book, a multidisciplinary research team tests this idea by manipulating whole lakes experimentally, and coordinating this with palaeolimnological studies, simulation model... View more info