Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science provides a solid introduction to modern ecosystem science covering land, freshwater and marine environments. Ecosystem science is now applied to address a wide range of environmental problems. Written by a group of respected experts, this updated edition covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Case studies are also included, written by leading figures in the field, offering personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach has helped to solve important intellectual and practical problems.
For those choosing to use Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science in a classroom environment, or who want to further enrich their reading experience, teaching and learning assets are available from the publisher's website.
Organic matter decomposition
INTERACTIONS AMONG BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES
Ecosystem in a heterogeneous world
BIOTIC CONTROLS on ECOSYSTEMS
Geo-engineering the ocean case study