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Ecology

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  • Ice Age Southern Andesby C.J. Heusser

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 225.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Management of Invasive Weedsby Inderjit

    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...

  • 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...

  • Invasion Biologyby Mark A. Davis

    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...

  • Tropical Forest Ecologyby Egbert Giles Leigh

    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...