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Marine macroecology

Author: Jon D Witman; Kaustuv Roy
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pioneered in the late 1980s, the concept of macroecology - a framework for studying ecological communities with a focus on patterns and processes - revolutionized the field. This title draws together  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon D Witman; Kaustuv Roy
ISBN: 9780226904115 0226904113 9780226904122 0226904121
OCLC Number: 302414622
Description: xv, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Macroecological patterns in the sea --
Overview of marine biodiversity / James W. Valentine --
Plankton populations and communities / William K.W. Li --
Patterns in deep-sea macroecology / Craig R. McClain, Michael A. Rex, and Ron J. Etter --
Spatial patterns of species diversity in the shallow marine invertebrates : patterns, processes, and prospects / Kaustav Roy and Jon D. Witman --
Macroecological patterns among marine fishes / Enrique MacPherson, Philip A. Hastings, and D. Ross Robertson --
Marine algal communities / Bernabé Santelices, John J. Bolton, and Isabel Meneses --
Processes underlying macroecological patterns --
Plankton : not so paradoxical after all / Sean Nee and Graham Stone --
Basin-scale oceanographic influences on marine macroecological patterns / James J. Leichter and Jon D. Witman --
Dispersal and geographic ranges in the sea / Steven D. Gaines [and others] --
Temperature and marine macroecology / Andrew Clarke --
Macroecological theory and the analysis of species richness gradients / Sean R. Connolly --
Macroecological changes in exploited marine systems / Derek P. Tittensor, Boris Worm, and Ransom A. Myers --
Experimental approaches to marine macroecology --
Experimental marine macroecology : progress and prospects / Jon D. Witman and Kaustuv Roy --
Latitudinal gradients in species interactions / Eric Sanford and Mark D. Bertness --
The subtidal ecology of rocky coasts : local-regional-biogeographic patterns and their experimental analysis / Sean D. Connell and Andrew D. Irving.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jon D. Witman and Kaustuv Roy.

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"Witman and Roy's book could do for marine ecology what Macroecology did for terrestrial ecology. This represents a nice mix of empirical patterns, reviews of established or emerging areas, and Read more...

 
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