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Body size : the structure and function of aquatic ecosystems

Author: A G Hildrew; D G Raffaelli; Ronni Edmonds-Brown
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Ecological reviews.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2007 book is an authoritative work written by leading experts unravelling the fundamental role of body size.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A G Hildrew; D G Raffaelli; Ronni Edmonds-Brown
ISBN: 9780521861724 0521861721 9780521679671 0521679672 051129428X 9780511294280
OCLC Number: 86168743
Description: xi, 343 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm.
Contents: The metabolic theory of ecology and the role of body size in marine and freshwater ecosystems / James H. Brown, Andrew P. Allen and James F. Gillooly --
Body size and suspension feeding / Stuart Humphries --
Life histories and body size / David Atkinson and Andrew G. Hirst --
Relationship between biomass turnover and body size for stream communities / Alexander D. Huryn and Arthur C. Benke --
Body size in streams : macroinvertebrate community size composition along natural and human-induced environmental gradients / Colin R. Townsend and Ross M. Thompson --
Body size and predatory interactions in fresh waters : scaling from individuals to communities / Guy Woodward and Philip Warren --
Body size and trophic cascades in lakes / J. Iwan Jones and Erik Jeppesen --
Body size and scale invariance : multifractals in invertebrate communities / Peter E. Schmid and Jenny M. Schmid-Araya --
Body size and biogeography / B.J. Finlay and G.F. Esteban --
By wind, wings or water : body size, dispersal and range size in aquatic invertebrates / Simon D. Rundle, David T. Bilton and Andrew Foggo --
Body size and diversity in marine systems / Richard M. Warwick --
Interplay between individual growth and population feedbacks shapes body-size distributions / Lennart Persson and André M. De Roos --
The consequences of body-size in model microbial ecosystems / Owen L. Petchey, Zachary T. Long and Peter J. Morin --
Body size, exploitation and conservation of marine organisms / Simon Jennings and John D. Reynolds --
How body size mediates the role of animals in nutrient cycling in aquatic ecosystems / Robert O. Hall, Jr. [and others] --
Body sizes in food chains of animal predators and parasites / Joel E. Cohen --
Body size in aquatic ecology : important, but not the whole story / Alan G. Hildrew, David G. Raffaelli and Ronni Edmonds-Brown.
Series Title: Ecological reviews.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Hildrew, David Raffaelli, Ronni Edmonds-Brown.
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