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  • Invasion Ecologyby Julie L. Lockwood; Martha F. Hoopes; Michael P. Marchetti

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.99 US$ 72.89

    This new edition of Invasion Ecology provides a comprehensive and updated introduction to all aspects of biological invasion by non-native species. Highlighting important research findings associated with each stage of invasion, the book provides an overview of the invasion process from transportation patterns and causes of establishment success... more...

  • Ecology of Halophytesby Robert J. Mold

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Ecology of Halophytes documents the proceedings of a symposium on the ecology of halophytes sponsored by the Physiological Ecology section of the Ecological Society of America, and held as a portion of the American Institute of Biological Sciences meetings in August 1972. The book considers the fundamentals of distribution, anatomy, and physiology... more...

  • Theoretical Systems Ecologyby Efraim Halfon

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Theoretical Systems Ecology: Advances and Case Studies aims to relate systems ecology theory to theoretical systems ecologists and other theoreticians in systems science. The main language of systems theory is mathematics. This book somewhat simplifies concepts, advances, and developments of the field to non-mathematicians who lack background in some... more...

  • Estuarine Nutrient Cycling: The Influence of Primary Producersby Søren Laurentius Nielsen; Gary T. Banta; Morten Foldager Pedersen

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 191.26

    It is a well-known fact that eutrophication of coastal waters causes significant changes in the species composition of the primary producers. Usually a shift from an ecosystem dominated by sea grasses or large brown algae to an ecosystem dominated by fast-growing green algae or phytoplankton is observed. While this shift has been documented in a number... more...

  • Rhizosphärenprozesse, Umweltstreß und Ökosystemstabilitätby Wolfgang Merbach

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 43.19

    Die Pflanzen- und Bodenentwicklung und die Belastbarkeit terrestrischer Ökosysteme stehen in engem Zusammenhang mit den Wechselbeziehungen und Prozessen im Wurzel-Boden-Kontaktraum (Rhizosphäre). Der vorliegende Band enthält 23 Einzelbeiträge, die sich vorrangig mit der Rolle der Rhizosphärenprozesse bei der Nährstofferschließung, der Schadstoffeliminierung,... more...

  • Treibende Weltby James Fraser; Irmtraut Hempel; Irmtraut Hempel; Gotthilf Hempel; Gotthilf Hempel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 43.19

    Vor noch gar nicht langer Zeit, nämlich im Jahre 1887, wurde von dem Meeresbiologen VICTOR HENSEN der Begriff Plankton geprägt; etwas später, im Jahre 1890, wurde er von HAECKEL genauer definiert. Plankton ist ein Sammelbegriff für alle Lebewesen, Pflanzen wie Tiere, die von den Meeresströmungen verdriftet werden. Es ist ein recht bezeichnender Ausdruck,... more...

  • Biogeography and Ecology in Madagascarby R. Battistini; G. Richard-Vindard

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 92.04

    In spite of its proximity to Africa (the distance between Cap Saint­ Andre and the African coast is only 300 km. ) Madagascar cannot be considered as adependent part of that continent. The Great Island has been separated from Mrica from at least the middle of the Secondary, and has evolved separately: its flora and fauna have acquired a very pronounced... more...

  • Future Resources and World Developmentby Paul Rogers

    Springer US 2012; US$ 107.58

    Human ecology, the study of the interrelationships between man and his environment, is necessarily in interdisciplinary study. An aim of this series is to demonstrate the importance of appreciating the viewpoints of different disciplines on problems of the human environment when attempting solutions to those problems. It also aims to emphasise the... more...

  • Modern Approaches to the Study of Crustaceaby Elva Escobar-Briones; Fernando Alvarez

    Springer US 2012; US$ 237.89

    "These proceedings provide an excellent overview of a vibrant community of scientists from South and Centarl America and an appreciation of the kind of science being done there. If this volume facilitates linkage of these workers with similar minded colleagues from other parts of the world, then the publication of these proceedings will have been well... more...

  • Rhizodeposition und Stoffverwertungby Wolfgang Merbach; Lutz Wittenmayer; Jürgen Augustin

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 47.21

    1 Stoffumsatz im System Pflanze — Boden.- C- und N-Verbindungen aus Bioabfallkomposten und ihre Bedeutung für die N-Nachlieferung.- Die Umsetzung und Verteilung von 9-14C-Phenanthren in Modellpflanzenkläranlagen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Einflusses von gelösten Huminstoffen.- Die Verteilung von assimiliertem Kohlenstoff im System Schilf... more...