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Fall Semester Reserves, 2023

Graduate Course Reserves, Fall Semester 2023

CORE, MNS 481C. Marine Ecosystem Dynamics.
Instructors: Biggs and Dunton

Interactions between organisms and the physical processes that regulate productivity and distribution of marine life in oceanic and coastal ecosystems. Four lecture hours a week for one semester.


The Arctic climate system / Mark C. Serreze and Roger G. Barry, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2014.
QC 994.8 S475 2014 MSL  Ebook.

Biological oceanography / Charles B. Miller and Patricia A. Wheeler, 2nd ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.  
QH 541.5 S3 M55 2012 MSL  Ebook.

Coastal ecosystem processes / Daniel M. Alongi, Boca Raton : CRC Press, 1998.
QH 541.5 C65 A58 1998 MSL  Ebook.

Coral reefs : an ecosystem in transition / edited by Zvy Dubinsky and Noga Stambler, Springer Science, c2011.
QH 541.5 C7 C573 2011 MSL  Ebook

Dynamics of marine ecosystems : biological-physical interactions in the oceans / K.H. Mann and J.R.N. Lazier, 3rd ed., Blackwell Pub., 2006.
QH 541.5 S3 M25 2006 MSL  

Estuarine ecology / edited by John W. Day, Jr., et al., 2nd ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
QH 541.5 E8 E849 2013 MSL  Ebook

Invitation to oceanography / Paul R. Pinet, 8th ed., Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2021.
GC 11.2 P55 2021 MSL

Light and photosynthesis in aquatic ecosystems / John T.O. Kirk, 3rd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011.
QK 882 K53 2011 MSL  Ebook.

Marine ecological processes / Ivan Valiela, 2nd ed., Springer, c1995.
QH 541.5 S3 V34 1995 MSL

3rd ed., revised, 2015.  Ebook, 2015. 

Ocean circulation / prepared by Angela Colling for the Course Team, 2nd ed., Butterworth Heinemann, in association with the Open University, 2001.
GC 228.5 O25 2001 MSL  Ebook

Ocean ecology : marine life in the age of humans / J. Emmett Duffy, Princeton University Press, 2021.
QH 541.5 S3 D84 2021 MSL 

Secrets of the tide : tide and tidal current analysis and applications, storm surges and sea level trends / John D. Boon, Horwood Pub., 2004.
GC 303 B66 2004 MSL  

CORE, MNS 482C. Marine Biogeochemistry.
Instructors: Liu & Lever

Study of chemical, biological, geological, and physical processes that influence cycling of bioactive elements in marine waters and sediments. Four lecture hours a week for one semester.


Aquatic chemistry : chemical equilibria and rates in natural waters / Werner Stumm and James J. Morgan, 3rd ed., Wiley, c1995.
GB 855 S78 1995 MSL  Ebook.

Chemical oceanography and the marine carbon cycle / Steven Emerson and John Hedges, Cambridge University Press, c2008.
GC 117 C37 E64 2008 MSL  Ebook.

Chemical oceanography: element fluxes in the sea / Steven Emerson, Roberta Hamme, with figures produced by Michael Peterson, Cambridge University Press, 2022.
GC 111.2 E64 2022 MSL

Introduction to marine biogeochemistry / Susan Libes, 2nd ed., Elsevier/Academic, 2009.
GC 116 L53 2009 MSL  Ebook.

Ocean biogeochemical dynamics / Jorge L. Sarmiento and Nicolas Gruber, Princeton University Press, c2006.
GC 116 S27 2006 MSL  Ebook.

The oceans and marine geochemistry / edited by H. Elderfield, 1st ed., Elsevier Pergamon, 2006.
GC 116 O24 2006 MSL

Principles and applications of aquatic chemistry / Francois M.M. Morel and Janet G. Hering, rev. ed., Wiley, c1993.
GB 855 M67 1993 MSL

Principles of aquatic chemistry / Francois M.M. Morel, Wiley, c1983.
GB 855 M67 1983 MSL

Tracers in the sea / Wallace Smith Broecker and Tsung-hung Peng, Columbia University, 1982.
QE 516 B884 MSL

Advanced, MNS 193. Marine Environmental Microbiology.
Instructor: Lever.

Technological breakthroughs over the past decades have changed our ability to study microbial communities and microbially-driven processes in the environment. In this seminar class, we will discuss based on state-of-the-art publications and written assignments how recent conceptual, analytical, and experimental advances in the field of environmental microbiology are transforming our understanding of how marine ecosystems operate.


Advances in marine biology, V. 48. Aquatic geomicrobiology / ed. by D.E. Canfield, E. Kristensen and B. Thamdrup, Academic Press, 2005. 
QH 91 A1 A22 v.48 MSL Ebook

Bacterial biogeochemistry: the ecophysiology of mineral cycling / T. Fenchel, G.M. King, and T.H. Blackburn, 2nd ed., Academic Press, c1998. 
QR 103 F46 1998 MSL 
EBOOK. 3rd ed.

Brock biology of microorganisms / Michael T. Madigan, J.M. Martinko, K.S. Bender, D.H. Buckley, and D.A. Stahl, 14th ed., Pearson, 2015.
QR 41.2 B77 2015 MSL
16th ed. ordered 9/13/2023.

Environmental microbiology: from genomes to biogeochemistry / Eugene L. Madsen, 2nd ed., Wiley Blackwell, c2016.  Online only.

Advanced, MNS 193. Marine Populations and Fisheries.
Instructor: Fuiman.

Many marine scientists are charged with the task of applying the principles of population biology toward the management of exploited populations of marine organisms in an effort to balance the needs for harvest (commercial or recreational) against sustainability. In this course, students will read and discuss important publications dealing with the principles of marine population biology, including topics such as age and growth, mortality, recruitment stock identification, connectivity, and the contributions of early life stages to population biology.


Fisheries biology, assessment and management / Michael King, 2nd ed., Blackwell Pub., 2007.
SH 328 K55 2007 MSL  Ebook

Fishery science: the unique contributions of early life stages / ed. by Lee A. Fuiman and Robert G. Werner, Blackwell Science, 2002.
QL 639.25 F57 2002 MSL  Ebook

A primer of population biology / [by] Edward O. Wilson and William H. Bossert, 1st ed., Sinauer Associates, 1971.
QH 431 W493 MSL

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