Coastal ecosystems : environmental importance, current challenges and conservation measures /
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This volume incorporates theoretical and practical knowledge through case studies and reviews to serve as a baseline of information for coastal ecosystem research, and discusses the impacts of pollution, industrialisation, agriculture and climate change on coastal ecosystem biogeochemistry and biodi...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Madhav, Sughosh (Editor), Nazneen, Sadaf (Editor), Singh, Pardeep (Editor)
Format: Online Book
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2022]
Series:Coastal research library ; v. 38.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter1. Ecosystem services provided by various coastal ecosystems
  • Chapter2. Sediment biogeochemistry in the coastal ecosystem
  • Chapter3. Biogeochemical processes of natural organic matter in coastal ecosystems
  • Chapter4. Role of the coastal ecosystem as a natural buffer and carbon sink
  • Chapter5. Biogeochemical response of coastal systems to natural calamities
  • Chapter6. Impact of agricultural activities on the coastal ecosystem: Nutrient contamination and Eutrophication
  • Chapter7. Heavy metal contamination in coastal ecosystems
  • Chapter8. Microplastic and emerging contaminants in coastal ecosystems
  • Chapter9. Impact of urbanization and industrialization on the coastal ecosystem
  • Chapter10. Effect of climate change on the coastal ecosystem
  • Chapter11. Biodiversity in coastal habitats
  • Chapter12. Coastal Ecosystems and human well being
  • Chapter13. Application of various technologies and strategies for the conservation of coastal ecosystem
  • Chapter14. Government policies and Society involvement for the management of aquatic ecosystem
  • Chapter15. Coastal Ecosystems of India, their Conservation and Management Policies: A Review.