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Ecology

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  • Edge Effectsby Chris Anderson

    University of Iowa Press 1993; US$ 23.95

    Buying his dream house several years ago on the forest's edge near Corvallis, Oregon, essayist Chris Anderson hoped to find the joys of rural living. Despite interminable Mr. Blandings experiences, he lived embowered by 12,000 acres of seemingly endless fir trees. But not for long. The McDonald-Dunn Forest was about to become the site of a disturbing... more...

  • Okoboji Wetlandsby Michael J. Lannoo

    University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 22.50

    Lake Okoboji in northwest Iowa is the jewel of the Iowa Great Lakes. A region of wetlands formed by prairie potholes, the area is rich with lakes, sloughs, fens, creeks, prairies, and kettleholes. In this readable and beautifully illustrated volume, Michael Lannoo presents an extensive natural history of Okoboji and its cherished wetlands that examines... more...

  • Restoration Ecologyby Jelte van Andel; James Aronson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 98.99 US$ 85.79

    Enlarged, enhanced and internationalized edition of the first restoration ecology textbook to be published, with foreword by Dr. Steven Whisnant of Texas A&M University and Chair of the Society of Ecological Restoration. Since 2006, when the first edition of this book appeared, major advances have taken place in restoration science and in the... more...

  • Conservation of Medicinal Plantsby Olayiwola Akerele; Vernon Heywood; Hugh Synge

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    A detailed discussion of the need to conserve medicinal plants and their environments. more...

  • Terrestrial Photosynthesis in a Changing Environmentby Jaume Flexas; Francesco Loreto; Hipólito Medrano

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 140.00 US$ 114.80

    An integrated guide to photosynthesis in an environmentally dynamic context, covering all aspects from basic concepts to methodologies. more...

  • GIS Methodologies for Developing Conservation Strategiesby Basil G. Savitsky; Thomas E. Lacher

    Columbia University Press 1998; US$ 79.99

    A group of renowned scientists provides an overview of state-of-the-art digital mapping technologies using Costa Rica--one of the world's richest areas of biodiversity--as a model. They show how the utilization of geographic information systems (GIS) can enhance conservation efforts by helping scientists to monitor landscapes, trace park boundaries... more...

  • Applied Population and Community Ecologyby Jim Hone

    Wiley 2012; US$ 142.95 US$ 123.89

    Part of the Zoological Society of London's Conservation Science and Practice Series, Applied Population and Community Ecology evaluates theory in population and community ecology using a case study of feral pigs, birds and plants in the high country of south-eastern Australia. In sequence, the book reviews the relevant theory and uses long-term... more...

  • Lehrbuch der Landschaftsökologieby Uta Steinhardt; Oswald Blumenstein; Heiner Barsch

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2011; US$ 34.99

    In diesem in 2. Auflage vorliegenden Lehrbuch stellt das Autorenteam Landschaftsökologie als eine interdisziplinäre Arbeitsrichtung vor, die sich der Untersuchung des aktuellen Landschaftshaushaltes widmet und Prognosen für dessen zukünftige Entwicklung erstellt. Der Zusammenhang von Struktur und Dynamik in der Landschaft wird an Beispielen demonstriert.... more...

  • Lime-trees and Basswoodsby Donald Pigott

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    Analyses the biology, ecology and geographical distribution of lime trees, using extensive field data to clarify their notoriously confusing taxonomy. more...

  • Environmental Governanceby Karl Hogl; Eva Kvarda; Ralf Nordbeck

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Environmental policy making has become an experimental field for new modes of governance. This timely book focuses on three prominent characteristics of new governance arrangements: the broad participation of non-state actors, the attempt to improve vertical and horizontal coordination, and the effort to integrate different types of expertise in an... more...