Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Biology of Lakes and Ponds$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780198713593

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198713593.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 28 October 2020

The Organisms: The Actors Within the Abiotic Frame

The Organisms: The Actors Within the Abiotic Frame

Chapter:
(p.69) 3 The Organisms: The Actors Within the Abiotic Frame
Source:
The Biology of Lakes and Ponds
Author(s):

Christer Brönmark

Lars-Anders Hansson

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198713593.003.0003

Here the organisms, that is the actors within the abiotic frame, are presented. The organisms range in size from the smallest viruses at the micrometre scale up to macrophytes and vertebrates at the metre scale. A brief organization of all life on Earth is given, together with examples and descriptions of the major actors and their specific features, morphologies and adaptations to cope with the environment.

Keywords:   Organism, Animal, Plant, Virus, Phytoplankton, Zooplankton, Macrophyte, Fish, Bird, Adaptationmorphology

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .