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Transport Processes in Nature: Propagation of Ecological Influences Through Environmental Space

Series: Cambridge Studies in Landscape Ecology

By: William A Reiners and Kenneth L Driese

300 pages, Diags, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 2004 | #142107 | ISBN: 0521804841
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Hardback | Jul 2004 | #142105 | ISBN: 0521800498
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About this book

This book introduces a conceptual framework for the study and understanding of propagation of ecological influences across landscapes, and provides examples of models that describe and predict propagation.


Part I: 1. Flows and movements in ecology; 2. Causes, mechanisms and consequences of propagating influences; 3. How do we see nature?; 4. Representing and predicting propagation phenomena: modeling in explicit-realistic space; Part II: 5. Introduction to Part II; 6. Diffusion; 7. Colluvial transport; 8. Wind transport; 9. Fire; 10. Fluvial transport; 11. Animal movement; 12. Electromagnetic radiation; 13. The propagation of sound; References; Index.

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