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Author ECSA22/ERF Symposium (1992 : Institute of Marine Studies, University of Plymouth)

Title Changes in fluxes in estuaries : implications from science to management / ECSA22/ERF Symposium, Institute of Marine Studies, University of Plymouth ; edited by Keith R. Dyer & Robert J. Orth
Published Fredensborg, Denmark : Olsen & Olsen, 1994


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 W'BOOL  551.4109 Cif/Iei  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 485 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Series International symposium
International symposium series.
Contents [1] Fluxes and residence times. Residence times, box models and shear fluxes in tidal channel flows -- Salt-water intrusion and sediment dynamics in a bar-built estuary -- Seasonal variability of fine-sediment fluxes in the Tamar estuary -- Suspended matter fluxes in the turbidity maximum of the Weser estuary -- Wind-driven tidal and annual gross transport of mud and microphytobenthos in the Ems estuary, and its importance for the ecosystem -- Changes in freshwater supplies to southern African estuaries: some theoretical and practical considerations -- Changes in estuarine water quality in response to a freshwater flow event -- Thermal radiometric studies of estuarine frontal systems in NW Spain -- Effects of hurricane Hugo on sediment quality and distribution in the Chesapeake Bay region; summary -- Mathematical modelling of cohesive sediment and particulate contaminants in the Loire estuary -- An estuarine system in semi-enclosed Osaka Bay in Japan -- Dissolved and particulate titanium in the Delaware Estuary, USA: comparisons with iron and implications for its flux to the ocean -- Natural U-Th series radionuclide studies of estuarine processes -- Deposition and fluxes of heavy metals in the sediments of three major peninsular estuaries on the east coast of India. [2] System response to anthropogenic inputs. The Oosterschelde (The Netherlands), an estuarine ecosystem under stress: discrimination between the effects of human-induced and natural stress -- Estuaries as a filter for organic micropollutants; a case study of PCBs in the Rhine and Scheldt -- Particulate organic matter in the St. Lawrence Estuary: anthropogenic and natural sources -- Quantifying hypoxia and anoxia in Long Island Sound -- What controls the expression of estuarine eutrophication? Case studies of nutrient enrichment in the Delaware Bay and Mobile Bay Estuaries, USA -- Changes in the Mississippi River nutrient supply and offshore silicate-based phytoplankton community responses -- The influence of Atchafalaya River discharge on Fourleague Bay, Louisiana (USA) --Riverborne nutrients, hypoxia and coastal ecosystem evolution; biological responses to long-term changes in nutrient loads carried by the Po and Mississippi Rivers -- Dissolved oxygen model in the Loire Estuary -- Responses to developments in eutrophication in four different North Atlantic estuarine systems -- Is there a link between atmospheric nitrogen disposition and eutrophication in coastal waters? -- Comparison of two indirect methods of estimating Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts -- Estimating sublethal toxic effects and ecological risks in coastal ecosystems -- spatial and temporal variation in phosphorous in a small marine inlet after cut-off of sewer discharges -- Atmospheric input of metals to the Severn Estuary. [3] Biological interactions with changing fluxes. Complementary oxygen and nutrient fluxes in seagrass beds and mussel banks? -- In situ estimations of uptake and release of materials by oysters in the Bay of Marennes-Oleron (France) --Organic and nutrient fluxes in four north-west European salt marshes -- The influence of an intertidal mussel bed (Mytilus edulis L.) on nutrient fluxes in the Kerteminde Fjord; a flume study --There utility of field transplants of seaweeds in the study of polluted estuaries -- Indicators of seagrass ecological condition: an assessment based on spatial and temporal changes -- Evaluation of faunal and floral attributes of seagrass beds in high and low energy regimes: a geographic comparison -- Flow model analysis of the effects of organic matter-nutrient interactions on estuarine trophic dynamics -- Anaerobic mineralization of fish farm waste products in organic-rich sediments -- Interactions of microalgae and cyanobacteria with toxic metals and radionuclides: physiology and environmental implications -- Large-scale population genetics of the barnacle Semibalanus balanoides L. in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and NW Atlantic -- The mesozooplankton of a freshwater starved estuary -- Tidal influence on distribution and behaviour of the estuarine opossum shrimp Gastrosaccus brevifissura. [4] Larval recruitment. Does variable transport generate variable settlement in marine species? -- Influence of tidal regime on the timing of larval release: implications for recruitment success -- The effect of periodic inlet closure on recruitment in the estuarine mudprawn, Upogebia africana (Ortmann) -- Post-settlement factors affecting oyster recruitment in the Chesapeake Bay, USA. [5] Response of fisheries. Effects of changing current regime and river discharge on the estuarine phase of anadromous fish migration -- Effects of the excessive organic enrichment of the Loire estuary on the downstream migratory patterns of the amphihaline grey mullet Liza ramada (Pisces: Mugilidae) -- Monitoring fish health in the Tyne Estuary -- Comparisons of fish communities of tropical estuarine and inshore habitats in the Gulf of Carpenteria, northern Australia -- Impacts of changes in fishing- and habitat-induced mortality on reproductive potential of three estuarine fish species -- Recruitment and utilization of nursery grounds by penaeid prawn postlarvae in Natal, South Africa. [6] Estuarine management. Ecological economics and the management of coastal and estuarine systems -- Hope for the Hudson: new opportunities for managing an estuary -- Texas Estuarine Mathematical Programming Model: a tool for freshwater inflow management -- Applying the watershed protection approach to estuaries and wetlands -- Managing freshwater flows into San Francisco bay using a salinity standard: results of a workshop -- Estuarine science and management needed to maintain Pacific salmon production -- What not to do about nutrients in the Delaware estuary -- Involving the public in developing nutrient reduction strategies for Chesapeake Bay. [7] Columbia River Estuary. Margin Ecosystem Research in the Columbia River Estuary: an interdisciplinary approach to investigating couplings between hydrological, geochemical and ecological processes within estuarine turbidity maxima -- The character and composition of the Columbia River estuarine turbidity maximum -- Input and behaviour of dissolved organic carbon in the Columbia River estuary -- Elevated ' microbial loop' activities in the Columbia River estuarine turbidity maximum -- Phytoplankton attributes in the turbidity maximum of the Columbia River estuary, USA -- Flux, passive retention, and active residence of zooplankton in Columbia River estuarine turbidity maxima
Subject Estuaries -- Congresses.
Estuarine oceanography -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Dyer, K. R. (Keith R.)
Orth, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1947-
Estuarine Research Federation.
Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association.
ISBN 8785215228