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The Science of Ecology

By: R Brewer

576 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, maps

Harcourt College

Hardback | Feb 1994 | Edition: 2 | #3169 | ISBN: 0030965756
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About this book

An introduction to ecology with a strong emphasis on applications, using abundant examples and biographical summaries of major scientists.


Contents

Ecology as a Science. Ecology of Individual Organisms: Principles. Ecology of Individual Organisms: Important Abiotic Factors. Population Ecology: Growth and Density. Population Ecology: Organisation and Evolution. The Population-Community Ecology Interface: Herbivory and Predation. The Population-Community Ecology Interface: Parasitism, Commensalism and Saprobism. The Population Community Ecology Interface: Competition and Related Coactions. The Population-Community Ecology Interface: Mutualism. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Structure and Diversity. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Energy. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Reactions and Biogeochemistry. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Community Change. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Paleocology. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: The Biome System, Temperate Deciduous Forest and Southeastern Evergreen Forest. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Biomes of the North and Higher Elevations. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Grassland, Desert and Tropical Biomes. Community and Ecosystem Ecology: Aquatic Communities and Special Habitats. The Practical Ecologist: Conservation Biology. The Practical Ecologist: Pollution. The Practical Ecologist: Energy, Food, Health, Population and Land.

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