Students hard at work on the "Mangrove Challenge"! (Sierpe River, SW Costa Rica)
A. What is an estuary?
i. Physical features
ii. Ecological features
B. Biology of Estuaries
i. Types of habitat
ii. Species distribution
i. Threats/pollutants in estuaries
ii. What is being done to preserve estuaries
Alongi, Daniel. Coastal Ecosystem Processes. Boston: CRC Press, 1998.
Amos, William. The Life of the Seashore. New York: McGraw Hill, 1966.
Barnes R.S.K. The Coastline. New York: Wiley and Sons, 1977.
Little, Colin. The Biology of Soft Shores and Estuaries. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Miller, Boyce Thorne and John Catena. The Living Ocean: Understanding and protecting Marine biodiversity. Washington D.C: Island Press, 1991.
Ray, G. and Jerry McCormick-Ray. Coastal-Marine Conservation: Science and Policy. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004.
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