Demonstrating the relevance and need of science in planning the future of the Great Barrier Reef and coral reefs worldwide, Oceanographic Processes of Coral Reefs: Physical and Biological Links in the Great Barrier Reef emphasizes multi-disciplinary processes - physical and biological links - that have emerged as the dominant forces shaping and con

chapter 2|12 pages

Physics–Biology Links in the Great Barrier Reef

ByEric Wolanski

chapter 3|18 pages

Landcover and Water Quality in River Catchments of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

ByAndrew K.L. Johnson, Robert G.V. Bramley, and Christian H. Roth

chapter 5|24 pages

Water Circulation in Mangroves, and Its Implications for Biodiversity

ByEric Wolanski, Yoshihiro Mazda, Keita Furukawa, Peter Ridd, Johnson Kitheka, Simon Spagnol, Thomas Stieglitz

chapter 6|16 pages

Muddy Coastal Waters and Depleted Mangrove Coastlines— Depleted Seagrass and Coral Reefs

ByNorman C. Duke, Eric Wolanski

chapter 7|20 pages

The Effects of Siltation on Tropical Coastal Ecosystems

ByMiguel Fortes

chapter 10|16 pages

River Plume Dynamics in the Central Great Barrier Reef

ByBrian King, Felicity McAllister, Eric Wolanski, Terry Done, Simon Spagnol

chapter 13|22 pages

The Effects of Water Flow around Coral Reefs on the Distribution of Pre-Settlement Fish (Great Barrier Reef, Australia)

ByJohn H. Carleton, Richard Brinkman, Peter J. Doherty

chapter 14|6 pages

Topographic Steering by Coral Reef Assemblages

BySimon Spagnol, Eric Wolanski, Eric Deleersnjider

chapter 15|18 pages

Environmental Factors Influencing the Activity of Black Marlin

ByPeter Speare, Craig R. Steinberg

chapter 16|14 pages

Ocean Nutrients to Sediment Banks via Tidal Jets and Halimeda Meadows

ByEdward A. Drew

chapter 17|32 pages

Climate Variability and Change on the Great Barrier Reef

ByJanice M. Lough

chapter 19|16 pages

The Challenges of Coral Reef Management in Indonesia

ByIan M. Dutton, Dietrich G. Bengen, J. Johnnes Tulungen

chapter 20|18 pages

Will the Great Barrier Reef Survive Human Impact?

ByFrank H. Talbot