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Ecology

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  • The Ostrich Factorby Garrett Hardin

    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...

  • Paleolimnologyby Andrew S. Cohen

    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...

  • Wetlands Explainedby William M. Lewis

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • The Nature of Designby David W. Orr

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    This is an integrative vision of the role of design in our interaction and relationship with nature. more...

  • Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communitiesby Gerald J. Bakus

    Wiley 2007; US$ 155.00

    Quantitative methods specifically tailored for the marine biologist While there are countless texts published on quantitative methods and many texts that cover quantitative terrestrial ecology, this text fills the need for the special quantitative problems confronting marine biologists and biological oceanographers. The author combines common... more...

  • Competition and Succession in Pasturesby P. Tow; A. Lazenby

    CABI 2001; US$ 140.00

    This text describes how competition between plant species, and succession in plant ecosystems, operate in grasslands and grazed pastures, both natural and sown. It also examines the ways in which competition and succession are analyzed, evaluated and measured. more...

  • Ice Age Southern Andesby C.J. Heusser

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 235.00

    The Southern Andes, stretching from the subtropics to the subantarctic, are ideally located for palaeoenvironmental research. Over the broad and continuous latitudinal extent of the cordillera (-24˚), vegetation is adjusted to climatic gradients and atmospheric circulation patterns. Opposed to the prevailing Southern Westerlies, the Southern... more...

  • Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley and Anoka Sandplainby Daniel S. Wovcha; Barbara C. Delaney; Gerda E. Nordquist

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 60.00

    Offers a fascinating landscape history of this six county region in east-central Minnesota, including detailed descriptions of the 39 varieties of native habitats which still exist there. The region includes the counties of Anoka, Chisago, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington. All of the data is summarized and interpreted to provide a convenient... more...

  • Assessment of the Fate and Effects of Toxic Agents on Water Resourcesby I. Ethem Gonenc; Vladimir G. Koutitonsky; Brenda Rashleigh

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    Like all limited and vulnerable resources, water has become one of the potential targets of terrorists. This volume addresses the basic scientific concepts that must be integrated to minimize damages and optimize recovery operations in the aftermath of such an attack. more...

  • Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppeby W. K. Lauenroth; I. C. Burke

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 68.99

    Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective summarizes and synthesizes more than sixty years of research that has been conducted throughout the shortgrass region in North America. The shortgrass steppe was an important focus of the International Biological Program's Grassland Biome project, which ran from the late 1960s until the... more...