Preface; 1. Biogeochemistry of intertidal sediments T. Jickells and J. E. Rae; 2. Trace metals in deposited intertidal sediments J. E. Rae; 3. Modelling adsorption and desorption processes in estuaries Andrew Turner and Andrew O. Tyler; 4. A critical appraisal of the methodology used in studies of material flux between saltmarshes and coastal waters Kathryn Carpenter; 5. Nutrient recycling in intertidal sediments S. J. Malcolm and D. B. Sivyer; 6. An overview of carbon and sulphur cycling in marine sediments Gavin Ruddy; 7. Microbial activity and diagenesis in saltmarsh sediments, North Norfolk, England K. Pye, M. L. Coleman and W. M. Duan; 8. The behaviour of radionuclides in the coastal and estuarine environments of the Irish Sea P. McDonald and S. R. Jones; 9. The sorption of hydrophobic pyrethroid insecticides to estuarine particles: a compilation of recent research J. L. Zhou and S. J. Rowland; Index.
First published in 1997, this is an important book for environmental scientists studying the ecologically important saltmarshes and intertidal muds.
'... a useful, interesting and clearly laid out and illustrated book ... a comprehensive review of the subject.' Peter French, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology '... this is a consistently interesting volume ...'. Simon Wakefield, Ocean Challenge