By T. D. Jickells, J. E. Rae
This authoritative quantity comprises contributions from a variety of researchers of intertidal sediments. person chapters discover the underlying biogeochemical tactics controlling the habit of carbon, the foodstuff nitrogen and phosphorus, and contaminants akin to poisonous organics, hint metals and synthetic radionuclides in intertidal environments. The biogeochemistry of those environments is important to knowing their ecology and administration. all the chapters features a complete assessment and the result of contemporary study. The members are lively researchers during this various and ecologically vital box. this article is principally for researchers and bosses operating with intertidal sediments, however it also will function a beneficial senior undergraduate and graduate reference textual content in environmental chemistry, environmental technological know-how, earth technological know-how, and oceanography.
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