Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise provides an illustrative account of the ecology, biology, conservation, and management strategies of this endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The author addresses the emerging ecological problems through a broad perspective including eutrophication and pollution, sea level rise, alternations in sediment transport, chronic human-induced modifications, over-harvesting fisheries, and other non-living resources along with occurrence of natural catastrophic events such as storms and floods. The Sundarban wetland is important globally and provides a great reference point for comparisons to be made with other wetlands status, environmental challenges, and solutions. Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise is a reliable and up-to-date reference for students, teachers, and researchers engaged in the field of marine ecology, aquatic botany, environmental science, chemical oceanography, marine pollution and ecotoxicology, and wastewater treatment. The manual provides both basic and advanced information to be helpful for policy makers, resource managers, coastal zone managers, and all involved in coastal resource conservation and management. Presents an in-depth and illustrative account of an iconic tropical mangrove wetland in an intelligible and easy-to-understand manner Provides a unique look at the aspects of ecology, biodiversity, and conservation and management of the Sundarban wetlands and the emerging ecological issues for long-term sustainability of this vulnerable wetland ecosystem Focuses on several case studies considering a host of topics including microzooplankton and trace metals in the Sundarban wetlands

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  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 500 pages
  • ISBN : 0128173718
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 November 2020
GET THIS BOOKSundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise provides an illustrative account of the ecology, biology, conservation, and management strategies of this endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The author addresses the emerging ecological problems through a broad perspective including eutrophication and pollution, sea level rise, alternations in sediment transport, chronic human-induced modifications, over-harvesting fisheries, and other non-living resources along with occurrence of natural catastrophic events such as storms and floods. The Sundarban wetland is important globally and provides a great reference

Marine Organic Micropollutants

Marine Organic Micropollutants
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 September 2016
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The proposed book features a systematic and thorough treatment of the dominant persistent organic pollutants (POP's) encountered in the tropical marine environment of the Indian Sundarban mangrove wetlands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Chapters provide a comprehensive and realistic account of the world’s most hazardous organic compounds. Readers will discover a detailed account of the characteristics, potential point and non-point sources, analytical techniques and the ecotoxicological relevance of selected POPs, namely organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated phenyls (PCBs), and polycyclic aromatic

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 August 2017
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This book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide covering various aspects of trace metal contamination in abiotic and biotic matrices of an iconic Indian tropical mangrove wetland – Sundarban. Divided into nine chapters, the book begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of sources, accumulation rate and significance of trace metal speciation, along with the impact of multiple stressors on trace metal accumulation, taking into account both tourist activities and the exacerbating role of climate change. The second chapter presents a detailed

Sundarbans Mangrove Systems

Sundarbans Mangrove Systems
  • Author : Anirban Mukhopadhyay,Debashis Mitra,Sugata Hazra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 August 2021
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Sundarbans, a UNESCO heritage site, is the world’s largest single chunk of mangroves distributed on the Indian and Bangladesh coasts. The mangroves and associated ecosystems are one of the most fertile ecosystems of the earth. Sundarbans Mangrove Systems: A Geo-Informatics Approach portrays different perspectives of studying Sundarbans and mangroves using geospatial analysis. This book highlights the major issues with the Sundarbans mangrove forest, its future conservation strategies and its ecological importance using geo-informatics technology. It explains the usage of

Wetland Science

Wetland Science
  • Author : B. Anjan Kumar Prusty,Rachna Chandra,P. A. Azeez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 03 May 2017
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This book is an attempt to acknowledge the discipline ‘wetland science’ and to consolidate research findings, reviews and synthesis articles on different aspects of the wetlands in South Asia. The book presents 30 chapters by an international mix of experts in the field, who highlight and discuss diverse issues concerning wetlands in South Asia as case studies. The chapters are divided into different themes that represent broad issues of concern in a systematic manner keeping in mind students, researchers and general

Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India

Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India
  • Author : Sourav Das,Tuhin Ghosh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 15 April 2021
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent research on estuaries of the east coast of India, and how changing biogeochemical dynamics as a result of climate change and human activity have impacted estuaries and other open water ecosystems. Though estuaries only cover a very small portion of the earth’s hydrosphere, they are some of the most biogeochemically active regions among the global water bodies. As such, this book focuses on estuaries of the east coast of India going

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 May 2021
GET THIS BOOKSundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise provides an illustrative accounting of the ecology, biology, conservation and management strategies of this endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The book's author addresses emerging ecological problems through a broad perspective, including eutrophication and pollution, sea level rise, alternations in sediment transport, chronic human-induced modifications, over-harvesting fisheries, and other non-living resources, along with the occurrence of natural catastrophic events such as storms and floods. The Sundarban wetland is important globally and provides a great

World Atlas of Mangroves

World Atlas of Mangroves
  • Author : Mark Spalding
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 September 2010
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Published with ISME, ITTO and project partners FAO, UNESCO-MAB, UNEP-WCMC and UNU-INWEH This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. Written by a leading expert on mangroves with support from the top international researchers and conservation organizations, this full colour atlas contains 60 full-page maps, hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a comprehensive country-by-country assessment of mangroves. Mangroves are considered both ecologically and from a human perspective. Initial chapters provide a global view, with

Wetland Science

Wetland Science
  • Author : B. Anjan Kumar Prusty,Rachna Chandra,P. A. Azeez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 21 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKWetland Science

This book is an attempt to acknowledge the discipline ‘wetland science’ and to consolidate research findings, reviews and synthesis articles on different aspects of the wetlands in South Asia. The book presents 30 chapters by an international mix of experts in the field, who highlight and discuss diverse issues concerning wetlands in South Asia as case studies. The chapters are divided into different themes that represent broad issues of concern in a systematic manner keeping in mind students, researchers and general

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation
  • Author : Charles Sheppard
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKWorld Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Second Edition, Volume Two: The Indian Ocean to the Pacific provides a comprehensive review of the environmental condition of the seas from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific. Each chapter is written by experts in the field who provide historical overviews in environmental terms, current environmental status, major problems arising from human use, informed comments on major trends, problems and successes, and recommendations for the future. The book is an invaluable worldwide reference source for

Coastal Wetlands: Alteration and Remediation

Coastal Wetlands: Alteration and Remediation
  • Author : Charles W. Finkl,Christopher Makowski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKCoastal Wetlands: Alteration and Remediation

This book delves into human-induced and natural impacts on coastal wetlands, intended or otherwise, through a series of vignettes that elucidate the environmental insults and efforts at amelioration and remediation. The alteration, and subsequent restoration, of wetland habitats remain key issues among coastal scientists. These topics are introduced through case studies and pilot programs that are designed to better understand the best practices of trying to save what is left of these fragile ecosystems. Local approaches, as well as national

Loricate Ciliate Tintinnids in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland

Loricate Ciliate Tintinnids in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKLoricate Ciliate Tintinnids in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland

This book is an integrated approach to present a detailed case study in order to address the taxonomic and ecological features of this planktonic choreotrich protists in an iconic tropical mangrove wetland - Sundarban. To identify each tintinnid species, emphasis is given with regards to taxonomic features accompanied by high resolution images. This work explores the interaction between man-induced stress and the impact of climate change which is threatening the tintinnid biodiversity, and suggests, for example, remedial measures by adopting

Aquatic Biodiversity II

Aquatic Biodiversity II
  • Author : H. Segers,K. Martens
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 20 January 2006
GET THIS BOOKAquatic Biodiversity II

Freshwater Biodiversity is a much underestimated component of global biodiversity, both in its diversity and in its potential to act as models for fundamental research in evolutionary biology and ecosystem studies. Freshwater organisms also reflect quality of water bodies and can thus be used to monitor changes in ecosystem health. The present book comprises a unique collection of primary research papers spanning a wide range of topics in aquatic biodiversity studies, and including a first global assessment of specific diversity

Microorganisms in Saline Environments: Strategies and Functions

Microorganisms in Saline Environments: Strategies and Functions
  • Author : Bhoopander Giri,Ajit Varma
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKMicroorganisms in Saline Environments: Strategies and Functions

This book gathers the latest findings on the microbial ecology of saline habitats, plant-microbe interactions under saline conditions, and saline soil reclamation for agricultural use. The content is divided into four main parts: Part I outlines the definition of salinity, its genesis and impacts, and microbial diversity in saline habitats. Part II deals with impact of salinity on microbial and plant life/health. Part III highlights plant – microbe interactions in saline environments, and Part IV describes strategies for mitigation and