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Ecology

  • Biogeography and Ecology in the Canary Islandsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    When asked by the General Editor to prepare a book-length treatment concerning the nature of the Canary Islands, our aims were rather ambitious. A general monograph was to be written, embracing all the disciplines of natural history applicable to these islands, and over twenty scientists were approached for contributions. However scientists are 'time... more...

  • Biogeography and Ecology in Tasmaniaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Distribution and Range . . . 142 The Tasmanian Trout Fishery 153 Population Dynamics of Tench 163 Conservation Notes 167 Bibliography . . . . . . . . 168 VII. Littoral Biogeography by A. J. DARTNALL 171 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 The Maugean Marine Province. . . . . . 175 Distribution Patterns of some Tasmanian Marine Animals 178... more...

  • Biogeography and Ecology of New Guineaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    J. L. Gressitt New Guinea is a fantastic island, unique and fascinating. It is an area of incredible variety of geomorphology, biota, peoples, languages, history, tradi­ tions and cultures. Diversity is its prime characteristic, whatever the subject of interest. To a biogeographer it is tantalizing, as well as confusing or frustrating when trying to... more...

  • Ecology and Biogeography in Indiaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 489.00

    This book describes the outstanding features of the ecology and bio­ geography of the Indian region, comprising former British India, Nepal, Bhutan, Ceylon and Burma. It summarizes the results of nearly four decades' studies and field explorations and discussions with students on the distribution of plants and animals, practically throughout this vast... more...

  • The Nile, Biology of an Ancient Riverby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    357 Temperature . . . . . . . . . 358 Transparency and light penetration. 360 Salinity and conductivity 363 Major ions . . . . . 365 Dissolved gases and pH 371 Plant nutrients. 375 References 381 27. Phytoplankton: cOlDposition, developlDent and p- ductivity by]. F. TaIling. 385 Introduction. . . . . 385 Regional Development 385 The headwater lakes... more...

  • Phenology and Seasonality Modelingby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00

    The pulse of life with the seasons is a classic theme of biology, equally cap­ turing every man's curiosity about early and late milestones of every year's cycle and the critical physiologist's inquiry into life's subtle signals and responses. Natural historians of ancient and renaissance time as well as today have charted the commonsense facts behind... more...

  • Rodents in Desert Environmentsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The Evolution of Desert Adaptations. 190 A Comparison of Behavior Patterns. . 196 A Comparison of Behavior Patterns in: Meriones, Gerbillus and Perognathus . . . . . 210 Spacing and Communication 217 Acknowledgements 221 References . . . . . . . . 221 XI. Activity Patterns ofa Desert Rodent by N. R. FRENCH 225 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . .... more...

  • The Ecology of River Systemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 529.00

    Our understanding of the ecology of running waters has come a long way during the past few years. From being a largely descriptive subject, with a few under­ tones concerned with such things as fisheries, pollution or control of blackflies, it has evolved into a discipline with hypotheses, such as the River Continuum Concept (Vannote et a/. 1980),... more...

  • Lake Prespa, Northwestern Greeceby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Lakes in the Balkans are numerous, but few of them have been studied, and even fewer on a long-term basis. This book is the first on a lake of the Balkans since the monograph on Lake Ohrid (1956). It is a synthesis of our present knowledge on the ecology and functioning of the lake and its resources, with an emphasis on its endemism and on the... more...

  • Potato Ecology And modelling of crops under conditions limiting growthby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 264.00

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Potato Modeling Conference, held in Wageningen, 17--19 May, 1994 more...