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- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Problems of scale have exercised the minds of ecologists for many years, and will continue to do so into the future. This volume deals with this subject and with mathematical approaches to improve our understanding of complex ecological systems. The book also concentrates on monitoring the responses of ecosystems, especially to human impacts upon them.... more...
- 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... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2007; US$ 280.00
Die Umweltgeschichte hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren zu einem boomenden Zweig der historischen Forschung gemausert. Frank Uekötter gibt einen breit gefächerten Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Forschung und die laufenden Debatten. Er thematisiert die etablierten Forschungsfelder der Umweltgeschichte wie die Geschichte der Umweltbewegungen,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 27.99
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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 12.24
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
This book focuses on soil development in restoration of post?mining sites. In particular, the authors address the role of biota, including plants, microorganisms, invertebrates, and their various interactions during the process of soil formation. The book largely deals with sites created by open?cast mining, as this method represents a very destructive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
This book addresses the question of the double exposure of marine ecosystems, i.e. to both global climate changes and economic globalization. This book contains a short, but self sufficient mathematical introduction, the formalization in the context of Network economics of global commodity chains, with both trophic and economic processes, and a series... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 49.00
Brazil is poised to become a significant player in the field of biotechnology, internationally, by taking advantage of circumstances not available in other countries, particularly its native biodiversity. This e-book presents a concise overview of the biotechnology industry in Brazil. more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 35.18
Higher Geography 2nd edition provides full coverage of Higher Geography (Part 1). Geographical methods and techniques are offered in concise and accessible language throughout, accompanied by visual summaries to clarify and expand on the text. This new edition of (the previously titled) Core Higher Geography has been fully updated and amended for the... more...