Sampling Biodiversity in Coastal Communities

Sampling Biodiversity in Coastal Communities

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This introduction to basic concepts of biodiversity-sampling outlines standardized field methods for macroalgae and seagrass communities developed by NaGISA (Natural Geography in Shore Areas), a project operating under the international Census of Marine Life. NaGISA promotes simple standardized protocols and focuses on widespread nearshore habitats. This book, written by premier coastal ecologists and taxonomists, provides a text for field courses, a manual for coastal managers, and a reference guide for researchers studying biodiversity or preparing species inventories.Laboratory assays can determine pigment concentration, fluorometric in situ measurements, or remote sensing imagery. The last has the advantage ... Remote Sensing Handbook for Tropical Coastal Management. UNESCO Publishing Jerlovanbsp;...

Title:Sampling Biodiversity in Coastal Communities
Author:P. Robin Rigby, Katrin Iken, Yoshihisa Shirayama
Publisher:NUS Press - 2007-12-01


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