Seagrasses are becoming widely used as in situ indicators of the relative health and condition of subtropical and tropical estuarine ecosystems. To permit meaningful management of our estuaries, there is clearly a need to develop and refine ways of effectively monitoring and assessing seagrasses.
Seagrasses: Monitoring, Ecology, Physiology, and

chapter 1|6 pages

Seagrass Ecology and Management: An Introduction

ByW. Michael Kemp

part |2 pages

Section I

chapter 5|16 pages

Tape Grass Life History Metrics Associated with Environmental Variables in a Controlled Estuary

ByStephen A. Bortone, Robert K. Turpin

chapter 6|18 pages

Experimental Studies on the Salinity Tolerance of Turtle Grass, Thalassia testudinum

ByPeter H. Doering, Robert H. Chamberlain

part |2 pages

Section II

chapter 9|12 pages

Establishing Baseline Seagrass Parameters in a Small Estuarine Bay

ByMargaret A. Wilzbach, Kenneth W. Cummins, Lourdes M. Rojas, Paul J. Rudershausen, James Locascio

chapter 12|10 pages

Recent Trends in Seagrass Distributions in Southwest Florida Coastal Waters

ByRaymond C. Kurz, David A. Tomasko, Diana Burdick, Thomas F. Ries, Keith Patterson, Robert Finck

chapter 13|10 pages

Monitoring Seagrass Changes in Indian River Lagoon, Florida Using Fixed Transects

ByLori J. Morris, Robert W. Virnstein, Janice D. Miller, Lauren M. Hall

chapter 14|18 pages

Long-Term Trends in Seagrass Beds in the Mosquito Lagoon and Northern Banana River, Florida

ByJane A. Provancha, Douglas M. Scheidt

part |2 pages

Section IV

chapter 19|18 pages

Scaling Submersed Plant Community Responses to Experimental Nutrient Enrichment

ByLaura Murray, R. Brian Sturgis, Richard D. Bartleson, William Severn, W. Michael Kemp

chapter 21|16 pages

Seagrass Restoration in Tampa Bay: A Resource-Based Approach to Estuarine Management

ByJ. O. Roger Johansson, Holly S. Greening