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349 Notebook

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Marine Biology and The Chesapeake Bay

Chapter 1  Introduction to the Marine Environment

Chapter 2 Plankton and Plankton Communities

Chapter 3 Oceanic Nekton

Chapter 4 Deep - Sea Biology

Chapter 5 Shallow-Water Subtidal Benthic Associations

Chapter 6 Intertidal Ecology

Chapter 7 Meiofauna

Chapter 8 Estuaries and Salt Marshes

Chapter 9  Tropical Communities

Chapter 10  Symbiotic Relationships

Chapter 11 Human Impact On The Sea

Chesapeake Bay Field Guide


Chesapeake Bay Bridge - Tunnel

The Nature of the Estuary

Geological History and Sediments

Salinity, Tides, and Circulation

Ecology of the Bay

State of The Bay 2001

Typical Habitats of The Bay and Its Tributaries

I.  The Rivers and Tributaries

Freshwater Swamps

Freshwater Tributaries and Adjoining Freshwater Marshes

Estuarine Rivers and Associated Brackish Marshes

II.  The Bay and Its Marshes and Shores

Fresh Bay Marshes

Brackish Bay Marshes

Salt Marshes

Beaches and Tidal Flats

Shallow Water Habitats

Deep, Open Water


Ecology and The Chesapeake Bay

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Part I  What Is Ecology

Chapter 1  The Nature of Ecology

Chapter 2  The Organism and its Environment

Chapter 3  Key Processes of Exchange

Part II Conditions For Life

Chapter 4  Climate

Chapter 5  Light

Chapter 6  Temperature

Chapter 7  Moisture

Chapter 8  Periodicity by James Bacinski

Chapter 9  Nutrients

Chapter 10  Soil by Nick Bobes

Part III Populations

Chapter 11  Properties of Populations by Phil Capron

Chapter 12  Life History Patterns by Wes Cianchette

Chapter 13  Population Growth by John Csicesk

Chapter 14  Intraspecific Population Regulation by Ted Dolzine

Chapter 15  Interspecific Competition by Patrick Fitzgerald

Chapter 16  Predation by Pat Geare

Chapter 17  Parasitism and Mutualism by James Gillece

Chapter 18  Human Interactions with Natural Populations by Jon Haag

Chapter 19  Population Genetics and Speciation by Mike Hinder

Part IV  Communities

Chapter 20  Community Structures by Jesses Invernizzi

Chapter 21  Community Dynamics by Pierre Jones

Chapter 22  Processes Shaping Communities by Blake McCoy

Part V  Ecosystems

Chapter 23  Production in Ecosystems by Gary Neal

Chapter 24  Trophic Structure by Phil Phillips

Chapter 25  Biogeochemical Cycles by Brian Rickert

Chapter 26  Global Environmental Change by Mitch Roemer

Part VI  A Guide To Ecosystems

Introduction:  Ecosystem Patterns

Chapter 27  Grasslands and Savannas by Jason Shanty

Chapter 28  Shrublands and Deserts by Tom Sibiski

Chapter 29  Tundra and Taiga by Stephen Subotich

Chapter 30  Temperate Forests by Joshua Bloch

Chapter 31  Tropical Forests by Dan Twomey

Chapter 32  Lakes and Ponds by  Nick Verdis

Chapter 33  Freshwater Wetlands with Chesapeake Bay

Chapter 34  Streams and Rivers with Chesapeake Bay

Chapter 35  Oceans with Chesapeake Bay

Chapter 36  Intertidal Zones and Coral Reefs

Chapter 37  Estuaries, Salt Marshes, and Mangrove Forests with Chesapeake Bay

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