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  • 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... more...

  • Seashoresby Julian Cremona

    Crowood 2014; US$ 18.94

    Seashores - An Ecological Guide provides an easy-to-use, authoritative reference to commonly occurring organisms. By looking at the habitats of the coastline, it focuses on key species you are likely to find. The book explains how these organisms have adapted and how they are able to cope with the environmental stresses of the seashore. With over... more...

  • Umweltgeschichte im 19. und 20. Jahrhundertby Frank Uekötter

    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...

  • Restoration Ecologyby Jelte van Andel; James Aronson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 92.99

    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...

  • Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of Chemical Weaponsby Vladimir M. Kolodkin; Wolfgang Ruck

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    Provides for the elimination of chemical weapons arsenals amassed during the Cold War. This book is the compendium of the workshop on the "Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of Chemical Weapons", hosted by the University of Luneburg in October 2003. more...

  • Air, Water and Soil Quality Modelling for Risk and Impact Assessmentby Adolf Ebel; Teimuraz Davitashvili

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Environmental pollution by harmful anthropogenic substances and uncontrolled use of natural reserves have become a global problem and require substantial efforts for developing and applying efficient measures of control, mitigation and abatement. For achieving this goal predictions of possibly resulting risks and impacts are urgently needed for future... more...

  • Environmental Quality and Safetyby Frederick Coulston; Friedhelm Korte

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Environmental Quality and Safety: Global Aspects of Chemistry, Toxicology and Technology as Applied to the Environment, Volume 3 is a collection of papers that deals with environmental safety. The collection presents some definitions of environmental safety from different viewpoints: that of a consumer, a scientist, a producer, and a regulator. One... more...

  • The Pony Fish's Glowby George C. Williams

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 14.00

    "We may regard ourselves as the most advanced species on the planet, but have we really reached our optimum design? Isn?t there always room for improvements? Before you answer, let noted evolutionary b" more...

  • The Ecological Detectiveby Ray Hilborn; Marc Mangel

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    The modern ecologist usually works in both the field and laboratory, uses statistics and computers, and often works with ecological concepts that are model-based, if not model-driven. How do we make the field and laboratory coherent? How do we link models and data? How do we use statistics to help experimentation? How do we integrate modeling and... more...

  • The Functional Consequences of Biodiversityby David Tilman; Ann P. Kinzig; Stephen Pacala

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 78.50

    Does biodiversity influence how ecosystems function? Might diversity loss affect the ability of ecosystems to deliver services of benefit to humankind? Ecosystems provide food, fuel, fiber, and drinkable water, regulate local and regional climate, and recycle needed nutrients, among other things. An ecosyste's ability to sustain functioning may depend... more...