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]
202 pages , Earthscan , 2004 How can the European Union meet its commitment to provide a significant proportion of its energy needs from renewable sources by the year 2020? And which sources offer the best prospects for realising this goal? These key questions are answered in this book, which analyses the current situation of renewable energy technology in Europe, examin...[Read More]
2018-11-29T08:00:00Z The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.
To the unsuspecting tourist, much of the landscape of the Burren looks bleak...[Read More]
756 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 1998-01-31 This book is about freshwater fish in streams, lakes, reservoirs, and special habitats around the world. It addresses approximately twenty major topics in freshwater fish ecology in a format suitable for use in graduate-level courses. The book focuses on basic ecology and contains much data from fisheries ecology...[Read More]
2014-11-17T08:00:00Z Climate Change Biology, 2e examines the evolving discipline of human-induced climate change and the resulting shifts in the distributions of species and the timing of biological events. The text focuses on understanding the impacts of human-induced climate change by drawing on multiple lines of evidence, including paleoecology, modeling, and current observati...[Read More]
1264 pages , CRC Press , 2007-08-03 Thoroughly updated and revised, this second edition of the bestselling Soil Sampling and Methods of Analysis presents several new chapters in the areas of biological and physical analysis and soil sampling. Reflecting the burgeoning interest in soil ecology, new contributions describe the growing number and assortment of new microbiolo...[Read More]
301 pages , Visions of America Llc , 2009 Presents a photographic chronicle of the peoples, places, and events that form the modern United States, focusing on America's shared heritage and hopes for the future despite the many nationalities of the country's citizens.