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  • Computational Ecologyby Wenjun Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 86.00

    Due to the complexity and non-linearity of most ecological problems, artificial neural networks (ANNs) have attracted attention from ecologists and environmental scientists in recent years. As these networks are increasingly being used in ecology for modeling, simulation, function approximation, prediction, classification and data mining, this unique... more...

  • Temperature Adaptation in a Changing Climateby Kenneth B. Storey; Karen K. Tanino

    CABI 2011; US$ 160.00

    Temperature adaptation is a much neglected field in the minds of climate change researchers and policy makers. However, increasing fluctuations in temperature means that the risk of cold and heat stress will pose an increasing threat to both wild and cultivated plants and animals, with frost injury expected to cause devastating damage to crops on an... more...

  • Restoration Ecologyby Jelte van Andel; James Aronson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 98.99

    Enlarged, enhanced and internationalized edition of the first restoration ecology textbook to be published, with foreword by Dr. Steven Whisnant of Texas A&M University and Chair of the Society of Ecological Restoration. Since 2006, when the first edition of this book appeared, major advances have taken place in restoration science and in the... more...

  • Life at Extremesby E. M. Bell

    CABI 2012; US$ 180.00

    From arid deserts to icy poles, outer space to the depths of the sea, this exciting new work studies the remarkable life forms that have made these inhospitable environments their home. Covering not only micro-organisms, but also higher plants and animals such as worms, fish and polar plants, this book details the ecological, biological and biogeochemical... more...

  • Warnen, Tarnen, Täuschenby Klaus Lunau

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 45.79

    Wie kommt es dazu, dass die Natur so viele Tarn-, Täusch- und Warnstrategien kennt? Warum gibt es sie überhaupt? Ein giftiges Tier hat Überlebensvorteile, wenn seine Giftigkeit wahrgenommen wird, andere wiederum sehen gefährlich aus, sind aber in Wahrheit ganz harmlos und halten sich so ihre Fressfeinde vom Leib. Pflanzen ahmen Insekten nach, wodurch... more...

  • Air Quality Managementby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Anthony K. Barbour

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1997; US$ 48.00

    The management of air quality is currently at the forefront of international debate. With authors drawn from international experts in their respective fields, Air Quality Management provides comprehensive coverage of the air quality management issue. There are chapters on improving air quality in the UK, the construction of emissions inventories and... more...

  • World Forests, Society and Environmentby Matti Palo; J. Uusivuori

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 289.00

    This book addresses current global and regional issues concerning the world's forests, societies and the environment from an independent and non-governmental point of view. A main message is that cooperation on a global scale is not only commendable, but essential if solutions to the problems facing the world's forests are to be found. To achieve... more...

  • The Nature of Diversityby Daniel R. Brooks; Deborah A. McLennan

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 118.00

    All living things on earth?from individual species to entire ecosystems?have evolved through time, and evolution is the acknowledged framework of modern biology. Yet many areas of biology have moved from a focus on evolution to much narrower perspectives. Daniel R. Brooks and Deborah A. McLennan argue that it is impossible to comprehend the nature... more...

  • Wetlandsby Sharon L. Spray; Karen L. McGlothlin; John C. Callaway; Stephen Faulkner; Mary A. Hague; William B. Meyer; Thomas Michael Power; Joel W. Snodgrass

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 30.99

    Wetlands introduces students to the natural ecological functions and policy issues of wetlands so they will have a solid understanding of why these ecosystems are necessary and why their governance remains a significant environmental challenge. Although not a comprehensive overview on wetlands, it does provide background material for a more comprehensive... more...

  • Do We Need Pandas?by Ken Thompson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 11.99

    A fascinating popular science book that reveals how much we really know - and don't know - about the natural world. Explains why we need to be more concerned about ecosystems than individual iconic species such as the giant panda and gorilla. more...