Derived from an unprecedented research effort covering over 70 field years of field data in a series of studies, Trophic Organization in Coastal Systems represents an alternative approach to coastal research that has been successfully applied to coastal resource management issues. This unique book is based upon a sequence of long-term, interdiscipl

chapter 1|10 pages


chapter 2|14 pages

The Northeast Gulf of Mexico

ByI. Background

chapter 3|4 pages

Long-Term Studies: Northeastern Gulf of Mexico

ByI. Introduction

chapter 4|24 pages

Trophic Organization in Gulf Coastal Systems

ByI. Introduction

chapter 5|36 pages

Structural Components of Trophic Organization

ByI. Introduction

chapter 6|64 pages

Coastal Phytoplankton Organization

ByI. Freshwater Runoff, Primary Production

chapter 7|20 pages

Food Web Response to Plankton Blooms

ByI. Introduction

chapter 9|26 pages

Regulation and Food Web Factors

ByI. Introduction

chapter 10|24 pages

Trophic Organization and Resource Management

ByI. Introduction

chapter 11|6 pages

Ecosystem Studies: Approaches and Methods

ByI. Ecosystem Research vs. Patch-Quilt Ecology

chapter 12|8 pages


chapter 13|16 pages

Summary of Results

chapter 1|18 pages

Particle Size Analysis

chapter 1|3 pages

Difference Testing

chapter 2|9 pages

Spatial Autocorrelation