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Real-time Coastal Observing Systems for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Harmful Algal Blooms
 
 
UNESCO 2008 Price: USD $78.00
Binding: Hardback 830 pages
Stock Number: UNESCO0044
ISBN: 9789231040429
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Publication Type = Book
Author: Marcel Babin, Collin S. Roesier and John J. Cullen

The proliferation of harmful phytoplankton in marine ecosystems can cause massive fish kills, contaminate seafood with toxins, impact local and regional economies and dramatically affect ecological balance. Real-time observations are essential for effective short-term operational forecasting, but observation and modelling systems are still being developed.

This volume offers guidance for developing real-time and near real-time sensing systems for observing and predicting plankton dynamics, including harmful algal blooms, in coastal waters. It explains underlying theory and discusses current trends in research and monitoring.

Topics treated include: coastal ecosytems and dynamics of harmful algal blooms: theory and practical applications of in situ and remotely sensed optical detection of microalgal distributions and composition; theory and practical applications of in situ biological and chemical sensors for targeted species and toxin detection; integrated observing systems and platforms for detection; diagnostic and predictive modelling of ecosystems and harmful algal blooms, including data assimilation techniques; observational needs for the public and government; and future directions for research and operations.

This anthology should inform the work of researchers and environmental monitors as well as teachers and trainers concerned with understanding the causes, predicting the occurences and mitagating the effects of harmful algal blooms in marine ecosystems.

 
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