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- 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 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 149.00
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$ 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2008; US$ 199.00
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$ 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...
- 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...