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Elements of ecology

Author: T M Smith; Robert Leo Smith
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Pearson Benjamin Cummings, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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This book is about the Nature of Ecology, the Climate, the Aquatic Environment, the Terrestrial Environment, Plant Adaptations to the Environment. And animal adaptations to the environment, factors influencing the structure of communities and ecosystem ecology. Including human ecology, population growth, resource use, sustainability and global climate change.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T M Smith; Robert Leo Smith
ISBN: 9780321559579 0321559576 0321561473 9780321561473
OCLC Number: 241304684
Description: xvi, 649, [69] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The nature of ecology --
The physical environment --
The aquatic environment --
The terrestrial environment --
Ecological genetics: adaption and natural selection --
Plant adaptations to the environment --
Animal adaptations to the environment --
Life history patterns --
Properties of populations --
Population growth --
Intraspecific population regulation --
Metapopulations --
Interspecific competition --
Predation --
Parasitism and mutualism --
Community structure --
Factors influencing the structure of communities --
Community dynamics --
Landscape ecology --
Ecosystem energetics --
Decomposition and nutrient cycling --
Biogeochemical cycles --
Terrestrial ecosystems --
Aquatic ecosystems --
Coastal and wetland ecosystems --
Large-scale patterns of biological diversity --
Population growth, resource use, and sustainability --
Habitat loss, biodiversity, and conservation --
Global climate change.
Responsibility: Thomas M. Smith, Robert Leo Smith.

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This book is about the Nature of Ecology, the Climate, the Aquatic Environment, the Terrestrial Environment, Plant Adaptations to the Environment. And animal adaptations to the environment, factors influencing the structure of communities and ecosystem ecology. Including human ecology, population growth, resource use, sustainability and global climate change.

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