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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...

  • Wetlands Explainedby William M. Lewis

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Conceptual Ecology and Invasion Biologyby Marc W. Cadotte; Sean M. McMahon; Tadashi Fukami

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    The conservation threat represented by invasive species is well-known, but the scientific opportunities are underappreciated. This work explores how theories in ecology elucidate the invasion processes while also examining how specific invasions inform ecological theory. 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...

  • Ecology of Social Evolutionby Judith Korb; Jurgen Heinze

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Research on the evolution of social behaviour has been dominated by genetic relatedness for a long time; however, both recent empirical studies and theoretical concepts give growing evidence for ecological factors acting as very prominent additional or alternative driving forces in social evolution. Now the time is ripe to investigate similarities... more...

  • Forest Entomology in West Tropical Africaby Michael R. Wagner; Joseph R. Cobbinah; Paul P. Bosu

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    This monograph, in its second edition, remains the only comprehensive source of information on economically important forest insects in West Africa. There has been a complete upgrade to all photos, figures, tables and line drawings. Many pest insects discussed have the potential to greatly alter the utilization of these valuable tropical forests. This... more...

  • Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environmentby R. Nieder; D. K. Benbi

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary description of C and N fluxes between the atmosphere and the terrestrial biosphere; issues related to C and N management in different ecosystems and their implications for the environment and global climate change; and the approaches to mitigate emission of greenhouse... more...

  • Management of Invasive Weedsby Inderjit

    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...