336 pages , CRC Press , 1999-02-01 Industrial ecology may be a relatively new concept - yet it's already proven instrumental for solving a wide variety of problems involving pollution and hazardous waste, especially where available material resources have been limited. By treating industrial systems in a manner that parallels ecological systems in nature, industrial ecol...[Read More]
212 pages , Oxford University Press on Demand , 2003 All populations fluctuate stochastically, creating a risk of extinction that does not exist in deterministic models, with fundamental consequences for both pure and applied ecology. This book provides the most comprehensive introduction to stochastic population dynamics, combining classical background material with a v...[Read More]
489 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2000-03-07 Offers greater focus on Web collaboration and delivery Increased coverage with 200 more pages than previous edition including. Features expert advice for designing effective presentations effectively communicate with the audience. Expanded coverage of graphics and video integration and more coverage of troubleshooting.
990 pages , Elsevier , 2012 The book describes and discusses the numerical methods which are successfully being used for analysing ecological data, using a clear and comprehensive approach. These methods are derived from the fields of mathematical physics, parametric and nonparametric statistics, information theory, numerical taxonomy, archaeology, psychometry, sociometr...[Read More]
280 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2007-12-15 With the application of new analytical techniques, the field of food fermentation has grown in recent years. This book provides the latest information and relevant advances on the microbial ecology of fermented foods and the application of molecular methods. This book serves as a guide for students and researcher...[Read More]
223 pages , Infobase Publishing , 2010 Traces the history of ecology and how the field has developed into a scientific discipline, including information on conservation, sociobiology, and environmentalism.
252 pages , Motilal Banarsidass Publishe , 2006 In the struggle to sustain the earth's environment as viable for future generation, environment studies have, thus far, left religion unprobed, in contrast to the emphasis given to science and technology. Yet, no understanding of the environment is adequate without a grasp of the religious life that constitutes human societ...[Read More]
779 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2006-01-01 Bats display astonishing ecological and evolutionary diversity and serve as important models for studies of a wide variety of topics, including food webs, biogeography, and emerging diseases. In Bat Ecology, world-renowned bat scholars present an up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative review of this ongoing resea...[Read More]
272 pages , CRC Press , 2019-07-17 Landscape Ecology - a rapidly growing science - quantifies the ways ecosystems interact. It establishes links between activities in one region and repercussions in another. Landscape Ecology: A Top-Down Approach serves as a general introduction to this emerging area of study. In this book the authors take a "top down" approach. They bel...[Read More]
439 pages , University of Arizona Press , 1990 This collection of eighteen original essays evaluates the use and misuse of common-property resources, taking as its starting point ecologist Garret Hardin's assertion in "The Tragedy of the Commons" that common property is doomed to overexploitation in any society. This book represents the first cross-cultural test of Hardi...[Read More]
320 pages , CABI , 2013-12-06 The 3rd edition of Seeds: The Ecology of Regeneration in Plant Communities highlights the many advances in the field of seed ecology and its relationship to plant community dynamics that have taken place in recent years. The new edition also features chapters on seed development and morphology, seed chemical ecology, implications of climate ...[Read More]