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Fundamentals of Limnology

 
Jayashree Datta Munshi (Author) Jyotiswarup Datta Munshi (Author)
Synopsis

The book on “Fundamentals of Limnology” deals with air-breathing fishes which have evolved on several occasions. Evolution of the first bony fishes during the late Silurian and Devonian period produced two new features, lobe fins and the lung fishes. Animals inhabiting the water/air interface show many morphological and physiological adaptations designed with different types of function in that unique environments. In the present age there are new challenges. These include climatic change and contamination of the environment by anthropogenic activities, Thermal Springs, Lakes and Reservoirs.

The subject matter has been delineated in 11 chapters:

Science Dealing with Biological and other Phenomena Particularly Inland Waters

Haemopotetic Activity in the Gills of Certain Teleosts

Limnobiotic Studies of the Thermal Springs of Rajgir (Bihar)

Natural History of Kosi River Basin

Reproductive cycle in Parreysia favidens (Benson): A Freshwater Bivalve of Kosi River

Thermal Springs

Lakes and Reservoirs

Ponds

Swamps and Marshes

Diel Variations of Certain Physico-chemical Factors and Plankton Population of a Chaur (Wetland) of Kusheswarasthan (Bihar, India)

Biological Productivity And Energetics

The book will interest students and research workers in the field of Limnology.

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About the authors

Jayashree Datta Munshi

Jayashree Datta Munshi was Professor of Botany in the Department of Botany, T.M. Bhagalpur University. She has done Extensive Research Work on different aspects of Plants, diarh lands, forests and limnology of ponds, reservoir lakes, thermal springs, wetlands river. She was principal investigator in the several U.G.C. and CSIR sponsored research projects.

Jyotiswarup Datta Munshi

Jyotiswarup Datta Munshi, born 8 February, 1930, Ph.D Banaras Hindu University (1959), Professor and Head, Post-Graduate Department of Zoology, Bhagalpur University 1970-1992. Formerly, Lecturer in Zoology, Patna University (1952-62), Reader in Zoology, Banaras Hindu University (1962-70), Professor Datta Munshi continued to be associated with Bhagalpur University as CSIR Emeritus Scientist (1992-95) and Senior Scientist, INSA (1996-2000).

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Bibliographic information

Title Fundamentals of Limnology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 24.07.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351246756
length x+152p., Illustrations; Maps; 25cm.