Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
  • ISBN : 9780080916804
  • Page : 326 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Ecosystem science has developed into a major part of contemporary ecology, and it is now applied to diagnose and solve a wide range of important environmental problems. Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science provides a compact and comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science. Written by a group of experts, this book covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Addresses, contrasts, and compares both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems Combines general lessons, concepts, frameworks, and challenges in highly accessible synthesis chapters Presents firsthand case studies, written by leaders in the field, offering personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach led to innovations, new understanding, management changes, and policy solutions

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Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science
  • Author : Kathleen C. Weathers,David L. Strayer,Gene E. Likens
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • ISBN : 9780080916804
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Ecosystem science has developed into a major part of contemporary ecology, and it is now applied to diagnose and solve a wide range of important environmental problems. Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science provides a compact and comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science. Written by a group of experts, this book covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Addresses, contrasts, and compares both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems Combines general lessons, concepts, frameworks, and challenges in highly accessible synthesis chapters Presents

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science
  • Author : Kathleen C. Weathers,David L. Strayer,Gene E. Likens
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-07-26
  • ISBN : 9780128127629
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Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science covering land, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Featuring full color images to support learning and written by a group of experts, this updated edition covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Case studies of important environmental problems offer personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach has helped solve important intellectual and practical problems. For those choosing to use the book in a classroom environment,

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology
  • Author : David C. Coleman,D. A. Crossley, Jr.
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2004-08-11
  • ISBN : 9780080472812
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This fully revised and expanded edition of Fundamentals of Soil Ecology continues its holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function. Students and ecosystem researchers will gain a greater understanding of the central roles that soils play in ecosystem development and function. The authors emphasize the increasing importance of soils as the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosystems and provide an overview of theory and practice of soil ecology, both from an ecosystem and evolutionary biology point of view. This

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science
  • Author : Kathleen C. Weathers,David L. Strayer,Gene E. Likens
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • ISBN : 9780128127636
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science covering land, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Ecosystem science is now applied to address a wide range of environmental problems. Written by a group of experts, this updated edition covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Case studies of important environmental problems offer personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach has helped solve important intellectual and practical problems. For those choosing to use the

The Ecological World View

The Ecological World View
  • Author : Charles Krebs,Briana Elwood
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2008-04-02
  • ISBN : 0520254791
GET THIS BOOKThe Ecological World View

Filled with many examples of topic issues and current events, this book develops a basic understanding of how the natural world works and of how humans interact with the planet's natural ecosystems. It covers the history of ecology and describes the general approaches of the scientific method, then takes a look at basic principles of population dynamics and applies them to everyday practical problems.

Fundamentals of Ecology

Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Author : Eugene Pleasants Odum
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1967
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105032269297
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Big Ecology

Big Ecology
  • Author : David C. Coleman
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780520264755
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"A fascinating historical narrative about the unfolding sequence of large ecosystem research programs over the past 40 years. As a player on this stage, Coleman conveys the intimate personalities and politics while still offering insightful and objective evaluations. Interwoven throughout the story is a remarkably detailed textbook of ecosystem science from then until today."--Paul G. Risser, University of Oklahoma

Forest Ecosystems

Forest Ecosystems
  • Author : David A. Perry,Ram Oren,Stephen C. Hart
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2008-07-24
  • ISBN : 9780801888403
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2009 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice This acclaimed textbook is the most comprehensive available in the field of forest ecology. Designed for advanced students of forest science, ecology, and environmental studies, it is also an essential reference for forest ecologists, foresters, and land managers. The authors provide an inclusive survey of boreal, temperate, and tropical forests with an emphasis on ecological concepts across scales that range from global to landscape to microscopic. Situating forests in the context of larger landscapes, they reveal

Fundamentals of Conservation Biology

Fundamentals of Conservation Biology
  • Author : Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr.,James P. Gibbs
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-03-12
  • ISBN : 9781444308976
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In the new edition of this highly successful book, Malcolm Hunter and new co-author James Gibbs offer a thorough introduction to the fascinating and important field of conservation biology, focusing on what can be done to maintain biodiversity through management of ecosystems and populations. Starting with a succinct look at conservation and biodiversity, this book progresses to contend with some of the subject's most complex topics, such as mass extinctions, ecosystem degradation, and over exploitation. Discusses social, political, and economic

The Future of Nature

The Future of Nature
  • Author : Libby Robin,Sverker Sorlin,Paul Warde
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • ISBN : 9780300188479
GET THIS BOOKThe Future of Nature

This anthology provides an historical overview of the scientific ideas behind environmental prediction and how, as predictions about environmental change have been taken more seriously and widely, they have affected politics, policy, and public perception. Through an array of texts and commentaries that examine the themes of progress, population, environment, biodiversity and sustainability from a global perspective, it explores the meaning of the future in the twenty-first century. Providing access and reference points to the origins and development of key

Fundamentals of Tropical Freshwater Wetlands

Fundamentals of Tropical Freshwater Wetlands
  • Author : Tatenda Dalu,Ryan J. Wasserman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • ISBN : 9780128223635
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Tropical Freshwater Wetlands

Fundamentals of Tropical Freshwater Wetlands: From Ecology to Conservation Management is a practical guide and important tool for practitioners and educators interested in the ecology, conservation and management of wetlands in tropical/subtropical regions. The book is written in such a way that, in addition to scientists and managers, it is accessible to non-specialist readers. Organized into three themed sections and twenty-three chapters, this volume covers a variety of topics, exposing the reader to a full range of scientific, conservation

Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology

Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology
  • Author : R. S. K. Barnes,K. H. Mann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • ISBN : 9781444314106
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Aquatic Ecology

Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology is a completely updated and revised edition of the earlier work, Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecosystems. The new edition has been re-titled to reflect the fact that the authors found that, from the modification exercise, a completely different and new book emerged. The new edition concentrates heavily of the fundamental features common to all aquatic systems, both marine and freshwater. This unique synthesis allows for the discussion of ecological processes comparatively, across environments. A general introduction is

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling
  • Author : Sven Erik Jørgensen,G. Bendoricchio
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 9780080440156
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Ecological Modelling

This is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of an authoritative introduction to ecological modelling. Sven Erik Jørgensen, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ecological Modelling, and Giuseppe Bendoricchio, Professor of Environmental Modelling at the University of Padova, Italy, offer compelling insights into the subject. This volume explains the concepts and processes involved in ecological modelling, presents the latest developments in the field and provides readers with the tools to construct their own models. The Third Edition features: • A detailed discussion

Ecology and Applied Environmental Science

Ecology and Applied Environmental Science
  • Author : Kimon Hadjibiros
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781466570108
GET THIS BOOKEcology and Applied Environmental Science

Ecology and Applied Environmental Science addresses the impact of contemporary environmental problems by using the main principles of scientific ecology. It offers a brief yet comprehensive explanation of ecosystems based on energy, populations, and cycles of chemical elements. The book presents a variety of scientific ecological issues and uses these to examine a range of environmental problems while considering potential engineering, scientific, and managerial solutions. It takes an engineering approach and avoids excessive biological detail, while introducing ecology with a

Introduction to the Modelling of Marine Ecosystems

Introduction to the Modelling of Marine Ecosystems
  • Author : W. Fennel,T. Neumann
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2004-08-24
  • ISBN : 9780080534978
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Modelling of marine ecosystems is a rapidly developing branch of interdisciplinary oceanographic research. Introduction to the Modelling of Marine Ecosystems is the first consistent and comprehensive introduction to the development of models of marine ecosystems. It begins with simple first steps of modelling and develops more and more complex models. This step-by-step approach to increasing the complexity of the models is intended to allow students of biological oceanography and interested scientists with only limited experience in mathematical modelling to explore