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Physical oceanographic processes of the Great Barrier Reef

by Eric Wolanski

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
    • Subjects:
    • Oceanography -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-185) and index.

      Other titlesGreat Barrier Reef.
      StatementEric Wolanski ; with an introduction by G.L. Pickard.
      SeriesMarine science series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC862 .W65 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1421121M
      ISBN 100849380472
      LC Control Number93031280

      Description: This book gives readers a broad overview of biological and physical attributes of the Great Barrier Reef and, where relevant, other reefs of the world. Contemporary pressing reef issues such as coral bleaching, coral disease and the challenges of coral reef fisheries are discussed by . OCEANOGRAPHIC PROCESSES OF CORAL REEFS: Physical and Biological Links in the Great Barrier Reef -. for understanding the connectivity between reefs and the degree of self-seeding of reefs. Studies of reef recruitment of larvae have focused on individual reefs .

      Title. A review of the physical oceanography of the Great Barrier Reef and Western Coral Sea. Related Titles. Series: Monograph series (Australian Institute of Marine Science) ; v. 2. By. Physical Oceanographic Processes of the Great Barrier Reef 1st Edition by E. Wolanski and Publisher CRC Press. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: ,

      There are three main ways that reefs form. Firstly there is fringing reefs, which form directly along the coast. When a fringing reef continues to grow out and the parts connecting to the mainland dies, the remaining reef is called a barrier reef. An atoll is a circular reef that surrounds a central lagoon. The place of science and technology in the wise management of the Great Barrier Reef / Joe Baker --Physics-biology links in the Great Barrier Reef / Eric Wolanski --Landcover and water quality in river catchments of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park / Andrew K.L. Johnson, Robert G.V. Bramley, Christian H. Roth --Runoff of terrestrial sediment.


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