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Title Estuarine indicators / edited by Stephen A. Bortone
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  577.786 Bor/Ein  AVAILABLE
Description 531 pages : illustrations(some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Series Marine science series
CRC series in marine science.
Contents 1. The quest for the "perfect" estuarine indicator : an introduction / Stephen A. Bortone -- 2. Using multiple response bioindicators to assess the health of estuarine ecosystems : an operational framework / S. Marshall Adams -- 3. Physical processes affecting estuarine health / Jon Hubertz, Xiaohong Huang, Venkat Kolluru and John Edinger -- 4. Using statistical models to simulate salinity variability in estuaries / Frank E. Marshall III -- 5. Using satellite imagery and environmental monitoring to interpret oceanographic influences on estuarine and coastal waters / Brian D. Keller and Billy D. Causey -- 6. Development and use of assessment techniques for coastal sediments / Edward R. Long and Gail M. Sloane -- 7. Sediment habitat assessment for targeted near-coastal areas / Michael A. Lewis -- 8. Bacterial communities as indicators of estuarine and sediment conditions / Eric C. Milbrandt -- 9. Microbial biofilms as integrative sensors of environmental quality / Richard A. Snyder, Michael A. Lewis, Andreas Nocker and Joe E. Lepo -- 10. Diatom indicators of ecosystem change in subtropical coastal wetlands / Evelyn Gaiser, Anna Wachnicka, Pablo Ruiz, Franco Tobias and Michael Ross -- 11. Using microalgal indicators to assess human- and climate-induced ecological change in estuaries / Hans W. Paerl, Julianne Dyble, James L. Pinckney, Lexia M. Valdes, David F. Millie, Pia H. Moisander, James T. Morris, Brian Bendis and Michael F. Piehler -- 12. A hierarchical approach to the evaluation of variability in ecoindicators of the seagrass Thalassia testudinum / John M. Hackney and Michael J. Durako -- 13. Evaluating indicators of seagrass stress to light / Patrick D. Biber, Hans W. Paerl, Charles L. Gallegos and W. Judson Kenworthy -- 14. Significance of considering multiple environmental variables when using habitat as an indicator of estuarine condition / Melody J. Hunt and Peter H. Doering -- 15. Using seagrass coverage as an indicator of ecosystem condition / Catherine A. Corbett, Peter H. Doering, Kevin A. Madley, Judith A. Ott and David A. Tomasko -- 16. Mangroves as an indicator of estuarine conditions in restoration areas / Kathy Worley -- 17. Molecular and organismal indicators of chronic and intermittent hypoxia in marine crustacea / Marius Brouwer, Nancy J. Brown-Peterson, Patrick Larkin, Steve Manning, Nancy Denslow and Kenneth Rose -- 18. Spionid polychaetes as environmental indicators : an example from Tampa Bay, Florida / Thomas L. Dix, David J. Karlen, Stephen A. Grabe, Barbara K. Goetting, Christina M. Holden and Sara E. Markham -- 19. Trematode parasites as estuarine indicators : opportunities, applications, and comparisons with conventional community approaches / Todd C. Huspeni, Ryan F. Hechinger and Kevin D. Lafferty -- 20. Macrobenthic process-indicators of estuarine condition / Chet F. Rakocinski and Glenn A. Zapfe -- 21. Using macroinvertebrates to document the effects of a storm water-induced nutrient gradient on a subtropical estuary / Gregory Graves, Mark Thompson, Gitta Schmitt, Dana Fike, Carrie Kelly and Jillian Tyrrell -- 22. Nekton species composition as a biological indicator of altered freshwater inflow into estuaries / Michael Shirley, Patrick O'Donnell, Vicki McGee and Tim Jones -- 23. Evaluating nearshore communities as indicators of ecosystem health / Donna Marie Bilkovic, Carl H. Hershner, Marcia R. Berman, Kirk J. Havens and David M. Stanhope -- 24. Fishes as estuarine indicators / Stephen A. Bortone, William A. Dunson and Jaime M. Greenawalt -- 25. Habitat affinities of juvenile Goliath grouper to assess estuarine conditions / Anne-Marie Eklund -- 26. Using waterbirds as indicators in estuarine systems : successes and perils / Eric D. Stolen, David R. Breininger and Peter C. Frederick -- 27. Using spatial analysis to assess bottlenose dolphins as an indicator of healthy fish habitat / Leigh G. Torres and Dean Urban -- 28. A process for selecting indicators for estuarine projects with broad ecological goals / Louis A. Toth -- 29. Environmental indicators as performance measures for improving estuarine environmental quality / M. Jawed Hameedi -- 30. Indicators of ecosystem integrity for estuaries / Stephen J. Jordan and Lisa M. Smith -- 31. Using the human disturbance gradient to develop bioassessment procedures in estuaries / Ellen McCarron and Russel Frydenborg -- 32. Using conceptual models to select ecological indicators for monitoring, restoration, and management of estuarine ecosystems / Tomma Barnes and Frank J. Mazzotti -- 33. Future directions for estuarine indicator research / S. Marshall Adams and Stephen A. Bortone
Notes Based on papers presented at a workshop held on Sanibel Island, Fla., October 29-31, 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Estuarine ecology.
Indicators (Biology)
Estuarine ecology -- Congresses.
Indicators (Biology) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Bortone, Stephen A.
Estuarine Indicators Workshop (2003 : Sanibel Island, Florida)
LC no. 2004054460
ISBN 0849328225 alkaline paper