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Author Sardet, Christian, author, translator.

Title Plankton : wonders of the drifting world / Christian Sardet ; edited by Rafael D. Rosengarten and Theodore Rosengarten ; translated from the French by Christian Sardet and Dana Sardet ; prologue by Mark Ohman.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    OVERSZ 578.776 SAR    Available
Description 222 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "Originally published in France as Plancton, aux origines du vivant. © 2013 Les Editions Eugen Ulmer, Paris"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-216) and index.
Contents Prologue / by Mark Ohman -- Introduction. Plankton : a drifting world. What are plankton? ; Plankton and man ; The origins : life shapes the planet ; Explosions, extinctions, and evolution of life in the ocean ; Chronological history of the planet and the tree of life ; Taxonomy and phylogeny : hierarchical categorizations ; Organisms of all sizes, with different roles and behavior ; Collecting and identifying plankton, then and now -- Plankton of the world. Villefranche-sur-Mer, France : a bay famous for its plankton ; Between Ecuador and Galapagos : Tara Oceans Expedition ; South Carolina, United States : salt marsh estuaries ; Izu Peninsula and Shimoda, Japan : autumn plankton -- Unicellular creatures : from the origins of life -- Ctenophores and cnidarians : ancestral forms -- Crustaceans and mollusks : champions of diversity -- Worms and tadpoles : arrows, tubes and nets -- Epilogue.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Plankton -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Rosengarten, Rafael D., editor.
Rosengarten, Theodore, editor.
Sardet, Dana, translator.
Ohman, Mark, writer of preface.
Added Title Plancton. English
ISBN 9780226188713 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022618871X (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226265346 (e-book)
022626534X (e-book)

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