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Pollution: Effects on Marine Communities

Warwick, R.M. (2014) Pollution: Effects on Marine Communities. In: Cochran, J.K., Bokuniewicz, H.J. and Yager, P.L., (eds.) Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Academic Press, pp. 372-378.

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Attributes of the community level of biological organization reflect integrated environmental conditions over a period of time, and can be used to detect and monitor the effects of environmental pollution. Methods of data analysis include univariate indices, graphical distributional techniques and multivariate methods, the latter being particularly sensitive in detecting community change.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Academic Press
Copyright: © 2019 Elsevier Ltd.
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