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  • Keys to Lichens of North America by Irwin M. Brodo
    Keys to Lichens of North America (English, Paperback)

    Created in response to requests from longtime users, this addition to the acclaimed reference to North American lichens compiles updated and expanded keys for the identification of these fascinating organisms. An ideal laboratory resource, it covers over 2,000 species of lichens indigenous to the continent. There is no comparable volume available for classroom, workshop, or private use. A glossary...

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  • Phycology by Robert Edward Lee
    Phycology (English, Paperback)

    Aimed at undergraduates and graduates in phycology, limnology and biological oceanography, this revised edition maintains its original format whilst incorporating the recent developments in the field. From the challenges and potential of producing algae biofuel to the proliferation of algal toxins, this textbook is the go-to guide on this subject.

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  • Diatoms by F. E. Round
    Diatoms (English, Paperback)

    This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over 250 genera. Diatoms are important as perhaps the commonest group of autotrophic plants on earth and are abundant in all waters and on soils and moist surfaces.

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  • Marine Macro- and Microalgae by F. Xavier Malcata
    Marine Macro- and Microalgae (English, Hardback)

    The marine environment accounts for most of the biodiversity on our planet, while offering a huge potential for the benefit and wellbeing of mankind. Its extensive resources already constitute the basis of many economic activities ? but many more are expected in coming years. This book covers current knowledge on uses of marine algae to obtain bulk and fine chemicals, coupled with optimization...

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  • Freshwater Algae of North America by John D. Wehr
    Freshwater Algae of North America (English, Hardback)

    Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification, Second Edition is an authoritative and practical treatise on the classification, biodiversity, and ecology of all known genera of freshwater algae from North America. The book provides essential taxonomic and ecological information about one of the most diverse and ubiquitous groups of organisms on earth. This single volume brings...

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  • Cambridge Studies in Biotechnology: Microalgae: Biotechnology and Microbiology Series Number 10 by E.W. Becker
    Cambridge Studies in Biotechnology: Microalgae: Biotechnology and Microbiology Series Number 10 (English, Paperback)

    The author presents an account of research in algal production and utilization. The book will be essential reading for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in the field.

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  • Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series: Phytoplankton Pigments: Characterization, Chemotaxonomy and Applications in Oceanography by Suzanne Roy
    Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series: Phytoplankton Pigments: Characterization, Chemotaxonomy and Applications in Oceanography (English, Hardback)

    Pigments act as tracers to elucidate the fate of phytoplankton in the oceans, often associated with important biogeochemical cycles. This book describes recent advances in the study and use of phytoplankton pigments. Invaluable as a reference for students, researchers and professionals in aquatic science, biogeochemistry and remote sensing.

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  • Biology of the Red Algae by Kathleen M. Cole
    Biology of the Red Algae (English, Paperback)

    This 1990 book presents an authoritative review on the state of knowledge on the biology of the red algae. Written by a group of 26 internationally renowned experts, the eighteen chapters range from molecular and cellular to biochemical, physiological, organismal, and ecological aspects of this important group of algae.

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  • A Field Guide to California Lichens by Stephen Sharnoff
    A Field Guide to California Lichens (English, Paperback)

    The definitive guide to California's diverse array of lichen flora, with color photographs and descriptions of over 500 species

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  • Seaweeds of the British Isles by Robert L. Fletcher
    Seaweeds of the British Isles (English, Paperback)

    This volume covers the species attributed to the class Fucophyceae. Each species description incorporates notes on ecology and distribution and many are supported by line illustrations.

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  • Seaweed by Valerie Cooksley
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  • The Diatoms by John P. Smol
    The Diatoms (English, Paperback)

    This much revised and expanded edition provides an up-to-date summary of the many uses of diatoms in a wide range of applications, including indicators of environmental change. An extensive glossary allows even non-specialists to use the book effectively.

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  • Seaweeds of the British Isles by Elsie M. Burrows
    Seaweeds of the British Isles (English, Paperback)

    This volume covers the species attributed to the class Chlorophyta (the green seaweeds). Each species description incorporates notes on ecology and distribution and many are supported by line illustrations.

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  • Seaweeds of the British Isles by Christine A. Maggs
    Seaweeds of the British Isles (English, Paperback)

    This volume covers all the families, genera and species in the red algae Ceramiales. Each entry gives notes on ecology and distribution, and there are user-friendly keys to identification of species and genera.

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  • Seaweeds of the British Isles by Linda M. Irvine
    Seaweeds of the British Isles (English, Paperback)

    This volume is written by leading authorities in red algae. All subfamilies, genera and species are described, notes on ecology and distribution given, and each named species is illustrated by one or more half-tones or line drawings showing distinctive features. User-friendly keys are provided to enable identifi cation of genera and species.

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  • Philadelphia Trees by Edward S. Barnard
    Philadelphia Trees (English, Paperback)

    Philadelphia Trees is a pocket-sized resource for identifying the native trees, commonly encountered exotics, and popular ornamentals of the Philadelphia metropolitan area and adjacent counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Using this field guide, nature lovers will be able to identify the fantastic trees that this region has to offer.

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  • Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest by Bruce McCune
    Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest (English, Paperback)

    A key component in healthy ecosystems, lichens can be found in almost any natural habitat in the Pacific Northwest. This revised and expanded edition of the first comprehensive guide to the region's macrolichens is intended for use by beginners as well as specialists: weekend naturalists will be able to identify specimens and recognize the great diversity of lichens, while lichenologists and...

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  • River Algae by Orlando Necchi
    River Algae (English, Hardback)

    The content is focused on benthic communities showing how they play an in important role in the river ecosystems. Provides also information on taxonomy of river-inhabiting algal groups, including phylogeny, distribution, collection, preservation and description of the most representative genera of algae in river benthic algal communities.  ...

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  • Identifying Marine Phytoplankton by Carmelo R. Tomas
    Identifying Marine Phytoplankton (English, Paperback)

    A guide to the identification of marine diatoms and dinoflagellates, meant to be used with tools as simple as a light microscope. This book compiles the taxonomic names, a bibliography, and synthesis and criteria. It contains hundreds of illustrations showing critical characteristics necessary for proper identification.

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  • Algal Culturing Techniques by Robert A. Andersen
    Algal Culturing Techniques (English, Hardback)

    Presents a reference on various aspects of the isolation and cultivation of marine and freshwater algae, including seaweeds. This book covers history, media preparation, isolation and purification, mass culturing techniques, cell counting and growth measurement techniques, and reviews on topics and applications of algal culture techniques.

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