Book 2012

Adaptation and Evolution in Marine Environments, Volume 1

The Impacts of Global Change on Biodiversity


ISBN: 978-3-642-27351-3 (Print) 978-3-642-27352-0 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

  2. Introductory Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      The Origin of the SCAR Programme “Evolution and Biodiversity in the Antarctic”

  3. Biodiversity and the Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 21-34

      Southern Ocean Deep-Sea Isopod Biodiversity Research: From Census to Ecosystem Functioning

    3. Chapter

      Pages 35-50

      The TUNU-Programme: Euro-Arctic Marine Fishes—Diversity and Adaptation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 51-73

      Sea-Ice Interactions with Polar Fish: Focus on the Antarctic Silverfish Life History

    5. Chapter

      Pages 75-96

      Connectivity and Molecular Ecology of Antarctic Fishes

    6. Chapter

      Pages 97-117

      Phylogeny and Systematics of Antarctic Teleosts: Methodological and Evolutionary Issues

  4. Response to Stress - Adaptations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

    2. Chapter

      Pages 121-141

      Evolutionary Adaptation and Disaptation in the Cold: the Icefish Paradigm

    3. Chapter

      Pages 143-155

      Aspects of Protein Cold Adaptation in Antarctic Fish

    4. Chapter

      Pages 157-182

      Understanding Adaptations and Responses to Change in Antarctica: Recent Physiological and Genomic Advances in Marine Environments

    5. Chapter

      Pages 183-195

      The Challenges of Low Temperature in the Evolution of Bacteria

    6. Chapter

      Pages 197-213

      The Adaptive Evolution of Polar Fishes: Lessons From the Function of Hemoproteins

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 215-222