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Ecology

  • Nutrient Dynamics and Retention in Land/Water Ecotones of Lowland, Temperate Lakes and Riversby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 379.00

    Ecotones, or boundary zones between land and inland waters (such as lakes, streams and rivers), are the principal routes for transport of organic matter and nutrients across landscapes via physical and biological vectors. The ecotone is the place of cumulation and transformation of in situ production as well as of allochthonous material from... more...

  • Perspectives in Grassland Ecologyby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    This volume is a result of the summary and synthesis of data collected in the Grassland Biome Program, which is part of the American contribution to the International Biological Program (IBP). The purpose of this volume is to present a summary of quantitative ecological investigations of North American grass­ lands and to present a set of broad comparisons... more...

  • Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climateby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; US$ 50.00

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of reintroduction projects and practices, the circumstances of their successes or failures, lessons learned, and the potential role for reintroductions in preserving species threatened by climate change. Contributors examine current plant reintroduction practices, from selecting appropriate source material... more...

  • Tidal Marsh Restorationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; US$ 50.00

    Tidal Marsh Restoration provides the scientific foundation and practical guidance necessary for coastal zone stewards to initiate salt marsh tidal restoration programs. The book compiles, synthesizes, and interprets the current state of knowledge on the science and practice of salt marsh restoration, bringing together leaders across a range of disciplines... more...

  • Water Pollution Biology, Second Editionby P.D. Abel

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 71.95

    Presents an examination of the scale of water pollution problems, and, through case studies, explores the type of investigations biologists need to undertake in solving them. The text draws comparisons between British and European practice, more...

  • Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystemsby Doris Abele; Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina; Tania Zenteno-Savin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 180.00

    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are  increasingly appreciated as down-stream effectors of cellular damage and dysfunction under natural and anthropogenic stress scenarios in aquatic systems. This comprehensive volume describes oxidative stress phenomena in different climatic zones and groups of organisms, taking into account specific habitat conditions... more...

  • Pollination Biology, Vol.1by Dharam P. Abrol

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    The book covers interplay between pest management strategies and safety of pollinators. Detailed information is provided on pests and pollinators of temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit crops. Most of the fruit crops are highly cross pollinated and depend upon insects or benefit from insect pollination for fruit set. Insect pests on the other... more...

  • Simulation of Ecological and Environmental Modelsby Miguel F. Acevedo

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 104.95

    Given the importance of interdisciplinary work in sustainability, Simulation of Ecological and Environmental Models introduces the theory and practice of modeling and simulation as applied in a variety of disciplines that deal with earth systems, the environment, ecology, and human?nature interactions. Based on the author?s many years of teaching... more...

  • Ecological Processes at Marine Frontsby Eduardo Marcelo Acha; Alberto Piola; Oscar Iribarne; Hermes Mianzan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book reviews and summarizes the results and hypotheses raised by studies directly or indirectly dealing with the ecology of fronts and aims to identify the themes that connect them to produce a synthesis of this knowledge.Though not immediately perceived the ocean is highly structured and fronts are one of the most important components of its... more...

  • Saltmarsh Ecologyby Paul Adam

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 84.00

    A broad introduction to the ecology of the unique environment of the saltmarsh. more...