Ecology of Leaf Longevity

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147 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-06-21
Leaf longevity is a fundamental process underlying patterns of variation in foliar phenology and determining the distinction between deciduous and evergreen plant species. Variation in leaf longevity is associated with a wide array of differences in the physiology, anatomy, morphology and ecology of plants. This ...[Read More]

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An Ecology of Enchantment A Year in the Life of a Garden

Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Ecology | Published on 19/Jul/2018 21:35

336 pages , Greystone Books , 2008
For the past 36 years, Des Kennedy and his family have lived largely outside their hand-built house in intimate contact with the Earth ?aits creatures, its changing seasons, and its weather patterns. In this charming bookOCOs 52 chapters, Kennedyabrings readers deep into his garden, week by week, from winterOCOs dormancy to summerOCOs s...[Read More]

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The Sensory Ecology of Birds

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320 pages , Oxford University Press , 2017-03-30
Birds are renowned for their exceptional vision and the way that this enables them to survive and navigate the world in such a unique way. However, it is now recognised that avian behaviour is guided by information drawn from many different senses which are then used in integrated and complementary ways to answer the many ...[Read More]

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Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R

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574 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2009-03-05
This book discusses advanced statistical methods that can be used to analyse ecological data. Most environmental collected data are measured repeatedly over time, or space and this requires the use of GLMM or GAMM methods. The book starts by revising regression, additive modelling, GAM and GLM, and then discusses...[Read More]

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Ecological Forecasting

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288 pages , Princeton University Press , 2017-06-06
An authoritative and accessible introduction to the concepts and tools needed to make ecology a more predictive science Ecologists are being asked to respond to unprecedented environmental challenges. How can they provide the best available scientific information about what will happen in the future? Ecological Forecast...[Read More]

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Forest Ecology A Foundation for Sustainable Forest Management and Environmental Ethics in Forestry

Published in: Google Books > Nature > Ecology | Published on 18/Jul/2018 05:39

611 pages , Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company , 2004
This management-driven, comprehensive book on ecosystem ecology is the only one on the market that covers the entire field, linking conventional ecosystem-level forest ecology to forest management. It features ecological site classification, ecosystem modeling, and strong sections on ecological diversity and the phy...[Read More]

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A Critique for Ecology

Published in: Google Books > Nature > Ecology | Published on 18/Jul/2018 02:37

366 pages , Cambridge University Press , 1991-07-26
This is a book of criticism. It is directed at contemporary ecology, but would apply to any science or indeed any statement that claims to contain information. Application of simple criteria to judge the information in ecological statements reveals deep inadequacies in the science. Furthermore, the complexity of the con...[Read More]

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Ecology, Community and Delight Sources of Values in Landscape Architecture

Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Ecology | Published on 17/Jul/2018 18:59

201 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2000-01
A collection of fun facts about a variety of subjects, including animals, plants, the Earth, space, and notable people throughout history.

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Biocultural Diversity and Indigenous Ways of Knowing Human Ecology in the Arctic

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Ecology | Published on 17/Jul/2018 13:41

270 pages , 2009
Co-published by Arctic Institute of North America.

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Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions

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394 pages , Oxford University Press , 2005-08-11
This book addresses the fundamental issues of predator-prey interactions, with an emphasis on predation among arthropods, which have been better studied, and for which the database is more extensive than for the large and rare vertebrate predators. The book should appeal to ecologists interested in the broad issue of preda...[Read More]

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Adaptation and Natural Selection A Critique of Some Current Evolutionary Thought

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328 pages , Princeton University Press , 2008-09-02
Biological evolution is a fact--but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. In 1966, simple Darwinism, which holds that evolution functions primarily at the level of the individual organism, was threatened by opposing concepts such as group selection, a popular idea stating that evolu...[Read More]

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Phylogenies in Ecology A Guide to Concepts and Methods

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264 pages , Princeton University Press , 2016-08-09
Phylogenies in Ecology is the first book to critically review the application of phylogenetic methods in ecology, and it serves as a primer to working ecologists and students of ecology wishing to understand these methods. This book demonstrates how phylogenetic information is transforming ecology by offering fresh ways...[Read More]

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