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Ecology

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  • The Ecology of Trees in the Tropical Rain Forestby I. M. Turner

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 68.00

    A summary of our understanding of the ecology of tropical rain-forest trees, with particular emphasis on comparative ecology. more...

  • Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecologyby F. Stuart Chapin III; M.C. Chapin; Pamela A. Matson; Harold A. Mooney

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 74.00

    Human activities are affecting the global environment in myriad ways, with numerous direct and indirect effects on ecosystems. The climate and atmospheric composition of Earth are changing rapidly. Humans have directly modi?ed half of the ice-free terr- trial surface and use 40% of terrestrial production.Our actions are causing the sixth major extinction... more...

  • Ecologyby Michael Begon; Colin R. Townsend; John L. Harper

    Wiley 2009; US$ 100.00 US$ 86.67

    Begon, Townsend, and Harper's Ecology has long been regarded as the definitive textbook on all aspects of ecology. This new edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, from the first principles of ecology to the current state of the field, and aims to improve students' preparedness to address the environmental problems of the new millennium.... more...

  • Nonequilibrium Ecologyby Klaus Rohde

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 72.00

    Presents evidence to contradict the assumption of the 'balance of nature'. more...

  • The Ecology of Seashoresby George A. Knox

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 172.95

    The Ecology of Seashores explores the complex shore environment. It covers the ways in which representative species have adapted to life in a constantly changing environment in terms of their interactions, the control of community structure, and how energy and materials are cycled in different ecosystems. Written by an eminent marine biologist, this... more...

  • Ecological Census Techniquesby William J. Sutherland

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 72.00

    The practical methods necessary for carrying out an ecological census of plants and each group of animals are described here. more...

  • The Ecology of Poole Harbourby V.J. May; John Humphreys

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 160.00

    Poole Harbour's unique combination of physical characteristics provide for a rich and productive ecological community recognised for its internationally significant bird populations and as a haven for the naturalisation of exotic species. But the Harbour is also exceptional in the extent to which it represents in microcosm the world-wide tensions... more...

  • Win-Win Ecologyby Michael L. Rosenzweig

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 49.99

    As humanity presses down inexorably on the natural world, people debate the extent to which we can save the Earth's millions of different species without sacrificing human economic welfare. But is this argument wise? Must the human and natural worlds be adversaries?In this book, ecologist Michael Rosenzweig finds that ecological science actually rejects... more...

  • The Paradise of Godby Norman Wirzba

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99

    It has become a commonplace that Biblical religion bears a heavy share of responsibility for our past negligence towards the environment. In this provocative book, Norman Wirzba argues that the Biblical doctrine of creation actually holds the key to a true understanding of our place in the environment and our responsibility toward it. more...

  • Ecology of Insular Southeast Asiaby Friedhelm Goltenboth; Kris H. Timotius; Paciencia P. Milan; Josef Margraf

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 205.00

    The textbook entitled Tropical Ecology of Southeast Asia ? The Indonesian Archipelago unfolds in its 5 major chapters with 20 subchapters on more than 500 pages, with more than 300 figures, the basic principles of ecology with examples mainly coming from the Indonesian Archipelago. After an introduction describing the geography, geology and climate... more...