Limnology now: a paradigm of planetary problems
Limnologists from many different countries have contributed to this volume which offers the current knowledge, present objectives and future perspectives of the most important issues in modern Limnology. The book stresses in particular the role of inland waters as a link between the continental, or terrestrial, and the oceanic parts of the biosphere; it will be of great value to all limnologists, ecologists and environmental scientists.
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