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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2008; US$ 239.00
Biological invasions are one of the major threats to our native biodiversity. This book discusses: ecological approaches needed to design effective management strategies, progress in management methods and tools, success and failure of management efforts for some of the worst invaders, and restoration and conservation of invaded land. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 77.99
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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 55.00
This is an up-to-date overview of the field of invasion biology, which includes an overview of the science, the impacts, and management of invasive species, as well as a critical assessment of the field itself. - ;With the exception of climate change, biological invasions have probably received more attention during the past ten years than any other... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 98.99
Introduction. 1. Barro Colorado Island: The Background. 2. Dramatis Personaie. 3. Tropical Climates. 4. Runoff, Erosion, and Soil. 5. Telling the Trees from the Forest: Tree Shape and Leaf Arrangement. 6. Biomass and Productivity of Tropical Forest. 7. The Seasonal Rhythms of Fruiting and Leaf Flush, and the Regulation of Animal Populations. 8. Tropical... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 48.99
Biological invasions are one of the strongest drivers of global environmental change, and invasive species are now often in the public discourse. At the same time, economists have begun to take a real interest in determining how invasive species interact with economic systems, and how invaders should be controlled to optimize societal wealth. Although... more...