368 pages , CRC Press , 2017-07-12 Marine environment can be affected by several pollutants such as the presence of elements and their chemical species, pharmaceuticals, nanoparticles and other emerging contaminants. Environmental monitoring can be assessed by genomics, proteomics (i.e. redox proteomics), chemical speciation analysis and metallomics, metabolomics as well...[Read More]
142 pages , National Academies Press , 2013-06-11 A "sustainable society," according to one definition, "is one that can persist over generations; one that is far-seeing enough, flexible enough, and wise enough not to undermine either its physical or its social system of support." As the government sector works hard to ensure sufficient fresh water, food, energy, housing...[Read More]
244 pages , Mutual Publishing Company , 1998 Corals and coral reefs represent the most complex and diverse ecosystems on earth. This field guide identifies coral reef mammals, an in-depth exploration of the myriad of interrelationships, and a sysnthesis of the most recent theories and research surrounding coral reef ecology.
Biostasis is the ability of an organism to tolerate environmental changes without having to actively adapt to them. Biostasis is found in organisms that live in habitats that likely encounter unfavorable living conditions, such as drought, freezing temperatures, change in pH levels, pressure, or temperature. Insects undergo a type of dormancy to survive these conditions, called diapause. Diapause ...[Read More]