The silicon cycle : human perturbations and impacts on aquatic systems / edited by Venugopalan Ittekkot ... [et al.].

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, DC : Island Press, c2006.
Description
xix, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Introduction / Venugopalan Ittekkot, Daniela Unger, Christoph Humborg and Nguyen Tac An -- 2. Silicate weathering in South Asian tropical river basins / Vaidyanatha Subramanian, Venugopalan Ittekkot, Daniela Unger and Natarajan Madhavan -- 3. Silicon in the terrestrial biogeosphere / Daniel J. Conley, Michael Sommer, Jean Dominique Meunier, Danuta Kaczorek and Loredana Saccone -- 4. Factors controlling dissolved silica in tropical rivers / Tim C. Jennerjahn, Bastiaan A. Knoppers, Weber F. L. de Souza, Gregg J. Brunskill, E. Ivan, L. Silva and Seno Adi -- 5. Dissolved silica dynamics in Boreal and Arctic rivers : vegetation control over temperature? / Christoph Humborg, Lars Rahm, Erik Smedberg, Carl-Magnus Morth and Asa Danielsson -- 6. Dissolved silica in the Changjiang (Yangtze River) and adjacent coastal waters of the East China Sea / Jing Zhang, Su Mei Liu, Ying Wu, Xiao Hong Qi, Guo Sen Zhang and Rui Xiang Li -- 7. Atmospheric transport of silicon / Ina Tegen and Karen E. Kohfeld -- 8. Estuarine silicon dynamics / Lei Chou and Roland Wollast -- 9. Physiological ecology of diatoms along the river-sea continuum / Pascal Claquin, Aude Leynaert, Agata Sferratore, Josette Garnier and Olivier Ragueneau -- 10. Modeling silicon transfer processes in river catchments / Josette Garnier, Agata Sferratore, Michel Meybeck, Gilles Billen and Hans Durr -- 11. Role of diatoms in silicon cycling and coastal marine food Webs / Olivier Ragueneau, Daniel J. Conley, Aude Leynaert, Sorcha Ni Longphuirt and Caroline P. Slomp -- 12. Responses of coastal ecosystems to anthropogenic perturbations of silicon cycling / Olivier Ragueneau, Daniel J. Conley, Aude Leynaert, Sorcha Ni Longphuirt and Caroline P. Slomp -- 13. Silicon isotope-based reconstructions of the silicon cycle / Christina L. De La Rocha -- 14. Long-term oceanic silicon cycle and the role of opal sediment / Christoph Heinze -- 15. The perturbed silicon cycle / Venugopalan Ittekkot, Daniela Unger, Christoph Humborg and Nguyen Tac An.
ISBN
  • 1597261149 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9781597261142 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1597261157 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781597261159 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006012462
OCLC
67921840
RCP
C - S