Sources for Further Study

Dawes, Clinton J. Marine Botany. 2d ed. New York: John Wiley, 1998. Extensive study of marine plants, discussing physiology, habitats, ecology, biotic and abiotic factors, investigative methodology, uses, and human interaction. Includes illustrations, maps, appendices, bibliographical references, and index.

Dring, Matthew J. The Biology of Marine Plants. London: E. Arnold, 1982. Abiological text intended for students, which provides basic information about marine plants. Includes illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index.

Lobban, Christopher S., and Michael J. Wynne, eds. The Biology of Seaweeds. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981. A scholarly examination of these marine algae. Includes illustrations, bibliographies, and indexes.

Nielsen, E. Steemann. Marine Photosynthesis: With Special Emphasis on the Ecological Aspects. New York: Elsevier Scientific, 1975. Focuses on how marine plants convert solar energy to produce food and how this influences the ecosystem. Includes illustrations, bibliography, and index.

Phillips, Ronald C., and Ernani G. Menez. Seagrasses. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988. Popular publication detailing these familiar marine plants that was printed for the Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences series. Includes illustrations, maps, and bibliography.

Tolbert, N. E., and C. B. Osmond, eds. Photorespiration in Marine Plants. Baltimore: University Park Press, 1976. Study of the physiology of marine plants found in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Includes illustrations.

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