2020-06-18T07:00:00Z Ett inl?st l?romedel och den f?rsta boken i en serie av tre biologib?cker. Denna bok tar upp f?ljande centrala inneh?ll ur l?roplanen: Lokala och globala ekosystem. Sambanden mellan populationer och tillg?ngliga resurser. Fotosyntes, cellandning, materiens kretslopp och energins fl?den. M?nniskans p?verkan p? naturen lokalt och globalt samt hur man p? individ- och s...[Read More]
2007-03-27T07:00:00Z Social behavior occurs in some of the smallest animals as well as some the largest, and the transition from solitary life to sociality is an unsolved evolutionary mystery. In The Evolution of Social Wasps, James H. Hunt examines social behavior in a single lineage of insects, wasps of the family Vespidae. He presents empirical knowledge of social wasps from two app...[Read More]
2020-06-02T07:00:00Z Leading ecologists discuss some of the most compelling open questions in the field today Unsolved Problems in Ecology brings together many of the world's leading ecologists to discuss the most fundamental research questions confronting the field today. This diverse and thought-provoking collection of essays spans virtually all of the key subfields...[Read More]
2012-03-01T08:00:00Z In recent years it has become increasingly clear that chemical interactions play a fundamental role in aquatic habitats and have far-reaching evolutionary and ecological implications. This book covers a wide range of studies, including both plants and animals, from different geographic regions and habitats - pelagic as well as benthic.
2010-07-19T07:00:00Z Introduction to WinBUGS for Ecologists introduces applied Bayesian modeling to ecologists using the highly acclaimed, free WinBUGS software. It offers an understanding of statistical models as abstract representations of the various processes that give rise to a data set. Such an understanding is basic to the development of inference models tailored to specif...[Read More]
2015-10-29T07:00:00Z This work provides in-depth analysis of the origins of landscape ecology and its close alignment with the understanding of scale, the causes of landscape pattern, and the interactions of spatial pattern with a variety of ecological processes. The text covers the quantitative approaches that are applied widely in landscape studies, with emphasis on their appropriate ...[Read More]
2004-04-07T07:00:00Z Dolpo is a culturally Tibetan enclave in one of Nepal's most remote regions. The Dolpo-pa, or people of Dolpo, share language, religious and cultural practices, history, and a way of life. Agro-pastoralists who live in some of the highest villages in the world, the Dolpo-pa wrest survival from this inhospitable landscape through a creative combination of farming, an...[Read More]
2017-09-03T07:00:00Z Residuo Cero en casa, de Bea Johnson, es un libro original, creativo, aplicable desde la simplicidad, a su vez que desde la determinaci?n, a nuestro d?a a d?a. La estructuraci?n hegem?nica del consumo viene acompa?ada de la generaci?n de residuos que, en la mayor?a de los casos, se podr?an evitar. ?Es dif?cil?
2017-02-01T08:00:00Z How has our relation to energy changed over time? What differences do particular energy sources make to human values, politics, and imagination? How have transitions from one energy source to another--from wood to coal, or from oil to solar to whatever comes next--transformed culture and society? What are the implications of uneven access to energy in the past, pres...[Read More]
2019-08-20T07:00:00Z Nearly one-third of the land area on our planet is classified as arid or desert. Therefore, an understanding of the dynamics of such arid ecosystems is essential to managing those systems in a way that sustains human populations. This second edition of Ecology of Desert Systems provides a clear, extensive guide to the complex interactions involved in these ar...[Read More]
2017-01-16T08:00:00Z Methods in Stream Ecology provides a complete series of field and laboratory protocols in stream ecology that are ideal for teaching or conducting research. This two part new edition is updated to reflect recent advances in the technology associated with ecological assessment of streams, including remote sensing. Volume focusses on ecosystem structure with in...[Read More]
2020-02-03T08:00:00Z Our survival as a planet depends on drastically curbing greenhouse gas emissions in the very near future. Our survival also depends on completely eliminating the danger of nuclear weapons. By fortunate coincidence, the resources (federal funding, private funding, scientific and technical expertise, jobs and infrastructure) currently being wasted on nuclear weap...[Read More]