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Cover for Crude oil pollution II. Effects of the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Deepwater Horizon</i> contamination on sediment toxicity in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Deepwater Horizon accident and subsequent oil spill released between 3.2 and 6.2 million barrels (509-986 million litres) of oil. Following capping of the well site, a series of cruises was undertaken from September through October 2010 to determine if oil had reached the bottom and if sediment ...

Author(s)
Montagna, P. A.; Arismendez, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Synthesis of nanostructured calcite particles in coccolithophores, unicellular algae.

This chapter focuses on the intracellular mechanisms underlying the synthesis of nanostructured coccoliths. Specifically, the chapter discusses the following topics: excursus into carbonate chemistry; excursus into the cellular constitution of coccolithophores; providing calcium and inorganic...

Author(s)
Holtz, L. M.; Langer, G.; Rokitta, S. D.; Thoms, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642239)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for High altitude and latitude lakes.

This chapter describes the trophic structure and seasonal patterns of primary productivity in Arctic and Antarctic lakes, as well as in alpine and subalpine lakes. Further, the chapter discusses the following topics: secondary production of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and invertebrates; and...

Author(s)
Laybourn-Parry, J.; Bell, E. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subglacial lakes.

This chapter describes the geographic range, history and distribution of subglacial lakes. The extreme characteristics as well as the predicted diversity and community composition of life in subglacial lakes are discussed. Further, a number of existing studies in subglacial lakes along with the...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alkaline environments.

This chapter focuses on soda lakes and deserts, which are the major types of naturally occurring alkaline environments. The chapter explores the diversity, community composition and biochemical groups of alkaliphiles in soda lakes; describes the mechanisms of adaptation of organisms to high...

Author(s)
Bell, E. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hypersaline environments.

This chapter describes hypersaline environments and the diversity of life living in them. It explores the factors influencing diversity, community composition and distribution of halophilic microorganisms, as well as their mechanisms of adaptation to high salinity. The chapter also discusses the...

Author(s)
McGenity, T. J.; Oren, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hypoxic environments.

This chapter describes hypoxic environments and the diversity of life living in them. Hypoxic environments are mostly found at high altitude, in underground burrows and in some localized aquatic environments (fresh and marine water). The chapter also discusses hypoxia in a changing world and...

Author(s)
Hourdez, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for High ultraviolet radiation environments.

This chapter deals with the effects of solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation on organisms in terrestrial and aquatic habitats. It presents an overview of the main processes leading to UV radiation reaching ecosystems, the broad effects of UV radiation on microorganisms, plants and animals in terrestrial ...

Author(s)
Newsham, K. K.; Davidson, A. T.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Life in a changing climate.

This chapter explores the effects of climate change on extreme species, communities, habitats and ecosystems. It presents two examples indicating that climate change can have large and unpredictable effects on cold environments. The examples given in the chapter are: the effects of Holocene climate ...

Author(s)
Psenner, R.; Sattler, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anthropogenic extreme environments.

This chapter revolves around different types of potential anthropogenic extremes, driven by chemical or physical processes. The chapter explores these extremes along with the life that can persist within them. These extremes may occur in aquatic or terrestrial ecosystems, including: chemical...

Author(s)
Glover, A. G.; Neal, L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter

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