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Carson, Walter - Tropical Forest Community Ecology, ebook

Tropical Forest Community Ecology

Carson, Walter


Historically, tropical ecology has been a science often content with descriptive and demographic approaches, which is understandable given the difficulty of studying these ecosystems and the need for basic demographic information. Nonetheless, over the last several years, tropical ecologists

Davies, Nicholas B. - An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology, ebook

An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology

Davies, Nicholas B.


This textbook helped to define the field of Behavioural Ecology. In this fourth edition the text has been completely revised, with new chapters and many new illustrations and full colour photographs. The theme, once again, is the influence of natural selection on behaviour – an

Colazza, Stefano - Chemical Ecology of Insect Parasitoids, ebook

Chemical Ecology of Insect Parasitoids

Colazza, Stefano


Insect parasitoids are a fascinating group of animals in many respects. Perhaps the most fascinating point is that these insects, in the course of the evolutionary time, have developed an impressive way to use chemical compounds to dialogue with the different protagonists of their environment

Morin, Peter J. - Community Ecology, ebook

Community Ecology

Morin, Peter J.


Community ecology: the study of the patterns and processes involving two or more species - has developed rapidly in the last two decades, driven by new and more sophisticated research techniques, advances in mathematical theory and modeling, and the increasing pressure on the environment

Closs, Gerry - Freshwater Ecology: A Scientific Introduction, ebook

Freshwater Ecology: A Scientific Introduction

Closs, Gerry


The demand for ecologists and environmental managers who are trained in basic freshwater ecology has never been greater. Students and practitioners new to the field of freshwater ecology and management need a text that provides

Cotgreave, Peter - Introductory Ecology, ebook

Introductory Ecology

Cotgreave, Peter


In this age of increasing human domination of the Earth's biological and physical resources, a basic understanding of ecology is more important than ever. Students need a textbook that introduces them to the basic principles of ecological science, one that is relevant to today's world, and

Rees, Paul A. - The Laws Protecting Animals and Ecosystems, ebook

The Laws Protecting Animals and Ecosystems

Rees, Paul A.


There is currently no basic text in wildlife law suitable for the wide range of courses in wildlife conservation and animal welfare at both bachelors and masters level, or for the large number of people who work in conservation and animal welfare; The

Baker, Allan - Molecular Methods in Ecology, ebook

Molecular Methods in Ecology

Baker, Allan


The incorporation of molecular methods in ecological research has added an exciting new dimension to conventional studies, and opened windows into previously intractable areas of research, at the interface between ecology and genetics. Using these new methods it has now become routine to