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Scaling relations in experimental ecology

Author: R H Gardner
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Series: Complexity in ecological systems series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R H Gardner
ISBN: 0231114982 9780231114981 0231114990 9780231114998
OCLC Number: 45270717
Description: xxx, 373 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Scale-Dependence and the Problem of Extrapolation: Implications for Experimental and Natural Coastal Ecosystems / W. Michael Kemp, John E. Petersen, Robert H. Gardner --
Experiments and Scale: Key Concepts --
Theory of Scaling Relations --
Scaling Relations in Natural and Experimental Ecosystems --
Scaling Experimental Ecosystems: Approaches and Examples --
Scaling Theory --
Understanding the Problem of Scale in Experimental Ecology / John A. Wiens --
Experiments in Ecology --
Scale in Ecology --
Dealing with Scale --
Scaling Organism Responses --
The Nature of the Scale Issue in Experimentation / Timothy F.H. Allen --
Assumptions and Predictions --
Analog and Digital Experimentation --
Experiments and Description --
Assumptions and What Is Reasonable --
Experimentation to Achieve New Levels of Analysis --
Spatial Allometry: Theory and Application to Experimental and Natural Aquatic Ecosystems / David C. Schneider --
Scaled Quantities and Scope --
Similarity, Scaling Theory, and Scaling Functions --
Application: Primary Production in Lakes --
Application: Fish Catch from Lakes --
Application: Biomass Accumulation in Mesocosms --
Application: Primary Production in Mesocosms --
Scaling Theory: Spatial Allometry for Antagonistic Rates --
Application: Adult-Juvenile Interactions in Benthic Communities --
Application to Mesocosm Analysis --
Scaling Mesocosms to Nature --
Getting It Right and Wrong: Extrapolations Across Experimental Scales / Michael L. Pace --
Successful Extrapolation: An Example --
Comparative Frameworks.
Series Title: Complexity in ecological systems series.
Responsibility: Robert H. Gardner [and others], editors.

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