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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 60.00
Industrial ecology is coming of age and this book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overview of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main approaches to... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 99.95
Sir Arthur Tansley was the leading figure in ecology for the first half of the 20th century, founding the field, and forming its first professional societies. He was the first President of the British Ecological Society and the first chair of the Field Studies Council. His work as a botanist is considered seminal and he is recognized as one of the... more...
- Profile 2013; US$ 17.58
When the oldest trees in the world suddenly start dying - across North America, Europe and the Amazon - it's time to pay attention. Humans have cut down the biggest and best trees and left the runts behind. What does that mean for the genetic fitness of our forests? No one knows for sure, for trees and forests are poorly understood on almost all... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This is a book about the work of scientists in the era of the Anthropocene: where human beings appear to have become a driving force in the evolution of the planet. It is a diverse collection of empirical, methodological and theoretical chapters concerned with the practice of interdisciplinary social-ecological systems research. The aim of the contributors... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 58.99
Most people who have taken a biology course in the past 50 years are familiar with the work of David Lack, but few remember his name. Almost all general biology texts produced during that period have a figure showing the beak size differences among the finches of the Galapagos Islands from Lack's 1947 classic, Darwin's Finches. Lack's pioneering... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95
About a fourth of the plants, half of the fish, two-thirds of the birds, and three-fourths of the amphibians categorized as threatened or endangered in the United States are associated with wetlands. These wetalnd areas can help control flooding, reduce wave action, slow down the flow of water, and improve water quality. Biogeochemistry of Wetlands... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 44.99
Garrett Hardin addresses the arguments from economists about continued "sustainable" growth. This text seeks to lay out the practical steps that humankind must take quite early in the 21st century for the long-term survival of civilization. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
Wetland science is a rapidly evolving branch of ecosystem science, and wetland regulation is increasingly central to conservation policy. This accessible primer offers a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands, laying out the science and policy considerations. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 164.99
Describes the origin and formation of lakes in order to give context to the question of how lacustrine deposits form. In order to illustrate synthetic approaches to interpreting the history of lakes, this book also discusses such topics as lake-level history, lake evolution, and the impact of environmental change on lakes. more...