Foundations of ecology : classic papers with commentaries (Audiobook on CD, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Foundations of ecology : classic papers with commentaries

Author: Leslie Real; James H Brown; Ecological Society of America.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assembled here ... are forty classic papers that have laid the foundations of modern ecology.-Back cover.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Real; James H Brown; Ecological Society of America.
OCLC Number: 269707936
Notes: Originally published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1991.
"Published in association with the Ecological Society of America."
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Part one: Foundational papers, Defining ecology as a science / S.E. Kingsland; Lake as a microcosm / S.A. Forbes; Ecological relations of the vegetation on the sand dunes of Lake Michigan / H.C. Cowles; Nature and structure of the climax / F.E. Clements; Individualistic concept of the Plant Association / H.A. Gleason; Niche-relationships of the California Thrasher / J. Grinnell; Balance of animal populations / A.J. Nicholson and V.A. Bailey; Trophic-dynamic aspect of ecology / R.L. Lindeman --
Part two: Theoretical advances, The role of theory in the rise of modern ecology / L.A. Real and S.A. Levin; Canonical distribution of commonness and rarity, part I / F.W. Preston; Concluding remarks / G.E. Hutchinson; Population consequences of life history phenomena / L.C. Cole; Biological populations with non-overlapping generations, stable points, stable cycles, and chaos / R.M. May; On optimal use of a patchy environment / R.H. MacArthur and E.R. Pianka; Fluctuatins in the abundance of a species considered mathematically / V. Volterra; Random dispersal in theoretical populations / J.G. Skellam --
Part three: Theses, antitheses, and syntheses, Conversational biology and ecological debate / J.G. Kingsolver and R.T. Paine; Use and abuse of vegetational concepts and terms / A.G. Tansley; Homage to Santa Rosalia, or, why are there so many kinds of animals? / G.E. Hutchinson; Community structure, population control, and competition / N.G. Hairston, F.E. Smith, and L.B. Slobodkin; Butterflies and plants, a study in coevolution / P.R. Ehrlich and P.H. Raven; Darwinian approach to plant ecology / J.L. Harper; Theory of feeding strategies / T.W. Schoener --
Part four: Methodological advances, New approaches and methods in ecology / J.H. Brown; Forest tree pollen in South Swedish peat bog deposits / L. Post; On the use of matrices in certain population mathematics / P.H. Leslie; Intrinsin rate of natural increase of an insect population / L.C. Birch; Components of predation as revealed by a study of small mammal predation of the European pine sawfly / C.S. Holling; Thermodynamic equilibria of animals with environment / W.P. Porter and D.M. Gates; Ordination of the upland forest communities of Southern Wisconsin / J.R. Bray and J.T. Curtis; Strategy of ecosystem development / E.P. Odum --
Part five: Case studies in natural systems, Lessons from nature, case studies in natural systems / R.K. Peet; Influence of rainfall, evaporation and atmospheric temperature on fluctuations in the size of a natural population of Thrips Imaginis (Thyranoptera) / J. Davidson and H.G. Andrewartha; Energy flow in the salt marsh ecosystem of Georgia / J.M. Teal; Climatic changes in Southern Connecticut recorded by pollen deposition at Rogers Lake / M.B. Davis; Pattern and process in the plant community / A.S. Watt; Population ecology of some warblers of northeastern coniferous forests / R.H. MacArthur; Predation, size, and composition of plankton / J.L. Brooks and S.I. Dodson --
Part six: Experimental manipulations in lab and field systems, Manipulative experiments as tests of ecological theory / J. Lubchenco and L.A. Real; Selection experiments on industrial melanism in the Lepidoptera / H.B.D. Kettlewell; Experimental studies of interspecies competition, I, Competition between populations of the flour beetles, Tribolium confusum Duvall and Tribulium castaneum Herbst / T. Park; Influence of interspecific competition and other factors on the distribution of the barnacle Chthamalus stellatus / J.H. Connell; Food web complexity and species diversity / R.T. Paine; Experimental zoogeography of islands, the colonization of empty islands / D.S. Simberloff and E.O. Wilson; Effects of forest cutting and herbicide treatment on nutrient budgets in the Hubbard Brook Watershed-ecosystem / G.E. Likens [and others].
Responsibility: editors, Leslie A. Real and James H. Brown.

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Assembled here ... are forty classic papers that have laid the foundations of modern ecology.-Back cover.

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