Fundamentals of Soil Ecology (Enhanced Edition) , David C. Coleman, Mac A. Callaham & D. A. Crossley, Jr.


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 10/Sep/2019 05:51

2017-10-20T07:00:00Z
Fundamentals of Soil Ecology, 3rd Edition, offers a holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function, providing students and ecosystem researchers with a greater understanding of the central roles that soils play in ecosystem development and function. The text emphasizes the increasing importance of soils as the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosyste...[Read More]



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Aquaponics Food Production Systems , Simon Goddek, Alyssa Joyce, Benz Kotzen & Gavin M. Burnell


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Education,Life Sciences,Agriculture,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 15:16

2019-06-21T07:00:00Z
This open access book, written by world experts in aquaponics and related technologies, provides the authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key aquaculture and hydroponic and other integrated systems, socio-economic and environmental aspects. Aquaponic systems, which combine aquaculture and vegetable food production offer alternative technology solutio...[Read More]



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Goods and Services of Marine Bivalves , Aad C. Smaal, Joao G. Ferreira, Jon Grant, Jens K. Petersen & ?ivind Strand


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 05:59

2018-11-26T08:00:00Z
The aim of this book is to review and analyse the goods and services of bivalve shellfish. How they are defined, what determines the ecological functions that are the basis for the goods and services, what controversies in the use of goods and services exist, and what is needed for sustainable exploitation of bivalves from the perspective of the various stakeholders...[Read More]



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Freshwater Ecology (Enhanced Edition) , Walter Dodds & Matt Whiles


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Life Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Sep/2019 20:09

2019-04-03T07:00:00Z
Freshwater Ecology, Third Edition, covers everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water, to the advanced and unifying concepts of community ecology and ecosystem relationships found in continental waters. Giving students a solid foundation for both courses and future fieldwork, and updated to include key issues, including how to balance ...[Read More]



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Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services , Diana H. Wall, Richard D. Bardgett, Valerie Behan-Pelletier, Jeffrey E. Herrick, T. Hefin Jones, Karl Ritz, Johan Six, Donald R. Strong & Wim H. van der Putten


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 07/Sep/2019 21:32

2012-06-14T07:00:00Z
This multi-contributor, international volume synthesizes contributions from the world's leading soil scientists and ecologists, describing cutting-edge research that provides a basis for the maintenance of soil health and sustainability.



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Summary and Analysis of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals 1 , Worth Books


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions,Reference,Study Aids > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 10:47

2017-04-25T07:00:00Z
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Omnivore's Dilemma tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Michael Pollan's book.
 
Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
 
This short summary and ...[Read More]



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Marine Anthropogenic Litter , Melanie Bergmann, Lars Gutow & Michael Klages


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 10:35

2015-06-01T07:00:00Z
This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.

The book illustrates how ad...[Read More]



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Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities , Anicia Q. Hurtado, Alan T. Critchley & Iain C. Neish


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 03:06

2017-10-17T07:00:00Z
This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world's largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of...[Read More]



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The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks , Michele Walters & Robert J. Scholes


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Self-Development,Psychology,Nature > pollution | Published on 25/Jun/2019 00:56

2016-11-25T08:00:00Z
Biodiversity observation systems are almost everywhere inadequate to meet local, national and international (treaty) obligations. As a result of alarmingly rapid declines in biodiversity in the modern era, there is a strong, worldwide desire to upgrade our monitoring systems, but little clarity on what is actually needed and how it can be assembled from the elements...[Read More]



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Statistics for Ecologists Using R and Excel , Mark Gardener


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Mathematics,Computers & Internet,Life Sciences,Software > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 13:39

2017-01-16T08:00:00Z
This is a book about the scientific process and how you apply it to data in ecology. You will learn how to plan for data collection, how to assemble data, how to analyze data and finally how to present the results. The book uses Microsoft Excel and the powerful Open Source R program to carry out data handling as well as producing graphs.

Statistical appro...[Read More]



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Ranaviruses , Matthew J. Gray & V. Gregory Chinchar


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Medical,Life Sciences,Nature > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 08:35

2015-04-27T07:00:00Z
The first book of its kind, this work discusses the global extent of ranaviruses, principles of ranavirus ecology and evolution. The research included provides guidance on designing ranavirus surveillance studies to determine risk. Ranaviruses are are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. Ranaviruses ...[Read More]



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Stable Isotopes to Trace Migratory Birds and to Identify Harmful Diseases , G.J. Viljoen, A.G. Luckins & I. Naletoski


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 04:50

2016-06-22T07:00:00Z
This manuscript discusses the potentials of the approaches as mentioned below to monitor the AIVs in WMW. Molecular diagnostic platforms enable for accurate detection of the AIVs in the feces of infected birds. Similar technologies can be used to determine the bird species through DNA barcoding, enabling non-invasive research on the epidemiology of the disease....[Read More]



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