2015-09-10T07:00:00Z Creating and Restoring Wetlands: From Theory to Practice describes the challenges and opportunities relating to the restoration of freshwater and estuarine wetlands in natural, agricultural, and urban environments in the coming century.
The underpinnings of restoration, driven by ecological (disturbance, dispersal, succession) theory...[Read More]
2012-09-27T07:00:00Z Provides a timely and wide-ranging overview of the fast expanding field of dispersal ecology, incorporating the very latest research. The causes, mechanisms, and consequences of dispersal at the individual, population, species, and community levels are considered.
2017-05-15T07:00:00Z Methods in Stream Ecology: Volume 2: Ecosystem Structure, Third Edition, provides a complete series of field and laboratory protocols in stream ecology that are ideal for teaching or conducting research. This new two-part edition is updated to reflect recent advances in the technology associated with ecological assessment of streams, including remote sensing....[Read More]
2009-09-01T07:00:00Z Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) are versatile, generalist predators, well known for hunting a broad array of species using diverse foraging behaviors, and often achieving high levels of foraging success (e.g., Monneret, 1973; Rogers and Leatherwood, 1981; Smith, 1981; Tucker, 1981; Cade, 1982; Ratcliffe, 1993). Peregrine falcons prey on a wide variety of birds ...[Read More]
2014-09-06T07:00:00Z Readers familiar with the first three editions of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates (edited by J.H. Thorp and A.P. Covich) will welcome the comprehensive revision and expansion of that trusted professional reference manual and educational textbook from a single North American tome into a developing multi-volume series cover...[Read More]
1971-01-01T08:00:00Z In this book published in 1953 by the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas, herpetologist Henry S. Fitch and biologist Lewis L. Sandidge describe the ecology of the opossum, Didelphis marsupialis viginiana, of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation.
1999-01-21T08:00:00Z During the late 1960s and 1970s, massive herds of poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish suddenly began to infest coral reef communities around the world, leaving in their wake devastation comparable to a burnt-out rainforest. In What is Natural?, Jan Sapp both examines this ecological catastrophe and captures the intense debate among scientists about what caused the c...[Read More]
2017-12-18T08:00:00Z Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology--such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity--with larger-scale issues such as dispersal and habitat heterogeneity. Until now, the field has focused on evaluating the relative importance of distinct processes, wi...[Read More]
2015-10-28T07:00:00Z Le terme écologie (du grec oikos, demeure, et logos, science) a été proposé par Ernst Haeckel en 1866 pour désigner la science qui étudie les rapports entre les organismes et le milieu où ils vivent. Cette définition reste encore valable, mais elle demande à être approfondie et précisée, car elle est trop générale...
2014-05-12T12:07:38Z Ecology begins by considering the energy flow through an ecosystem with its presentation of the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy pyramids, food chains and food webs. It considers the interrelationship between photosynthesis and respiration before it focuses on the biology of populations. This part of the unit highlights the rates of change in populations, dynam...[Read More]