Measurement of changes in marine benthic ecosystem function following physical disturbance by dredging

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Wan Hussin, Wan Mohd Rauhan;
(2012)
  • Publisher: The University of St Andrews
  • Subject: Benthic community | Ecosystem function | Functional traits | Marine aggregate dredging | Sediment stability | QH545.D7W2 | Benthic animals--Effect of dredging on | Ocean bottom ecology | Marine sediments--Stability | Dredging--Environmental aspects

Measuring the impact of physical disturbance on macrofaunal communities and sediment composition is important given the increased demand for the exploitation and disturbance of marine ecosystems. The aim of the present investigation was to provide a comprehensi... View more
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