Harper , Colin R. Examples drawn from real ecological systems illustrate the complexity of this subject and the involvement of diverse areas - descriptive natural history, physiology, behaviour, field experimentation and mathematical modelling.
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The book attempts to encourage the re Mathematical and laboratory studies are described where necessary, but the major focus of the book is on real ecological systems. Undergraduates with no background experience will find the material accessible, while practising ecologists may also find it of interest.
This book is intended for und Written primarily for students, it describes the present state of population ecology in terms that can be readily understood by undergraduates with little or no background in the subject. Carefully chosen experimental examples illustrate each topic, and studies of plants and animals are combined to show how fundamental principles can be derived that apply to b Begon , M.
Mortimer , Martin Mortimer , D. Detailed discussions of the evidence from field and laboratory studies predominate but, while complex mathematics are avoided, stress is laid on the essential role Mathematical and laboratory studies are described carefully where necessary, but the major focus of the book is on real ecological systems.
Undergraduates with no background experience should find the material accessible, while practising ecologists should find much to stimulate them. Raffaelli , Alastair H. Fitter , M.
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Areas covered range from modeling terrestrial carbon exchange and storage to the relationship between animal abundance and body size. Other papers address the free-air carbon dioxide enrichment in global change research; generalist predators, interaction strength, and food web stability; delays, demography, and cycles; and spatial root segregation. Howarth , Colin R. Howarth, Colin R. Begon , Alastair H.
Hall and D. Raff provide something of interest to all ecologists. Several common themes are presented in this volume including the dynamics of communities with such examp Harper , Michael Begon , Colin R. Laudet , John Anderson , F.
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