Ecology: Pearson New International Edition

The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance
6e édition

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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
6
Auteur
Charles J. Krebs,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
SCI020000 SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology
BIC subject category (UK)
PSAF Ecological science, the Biosphere
Code publique Onix
05 College/higher education
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Science écologique, biosphère

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Date de publication
01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292038667
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 652
Code interne
1292038667
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Sommaire


 Glossary

 

I. WHAT IS ECOLOGY?

1.  Introduction to the Science of Ecology

2.  Evolution and Ecology

3.  Behavioral Ecology

II. GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS

4.  Analyzing Geographic Distributions

5.  Factors That Limit Distributions I: Biotic

6.  Factors That Limit Distributions II: Abiotic

7.  Distribution and Abundance

III. THE PROBLEM OF ABUNDANCE: POPULATIONS

8.  Population Parameters and Demographic Techniques

9.  Population Growth

10.  Species Interactions I: Competition

11.  Species Interactions II: Predation

12.  Species Interactions III: Herbivory and Mutualism

13.  Species Interactions IV: Disease and Parasitism

14.  Regulation of Population Size

15.  Applied Problems I: Harvesting Populations

16.  Applied Problems II: Pest Control

17.  Applied Problems III: Conservation Biology

IV. DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL

18.  Community Structure

19.  Community Dynamics I: Biodiversity

20.  Community Dynamics II: Predation and Competition

21.  Community Dynamics III: Nonequilibrium Communities

22.  Ecosystem Metabolism I: Primary Production

23.  Ecosystem Metabolism II: Secondary Production

24.  Ecosystem Metabolism III:  Nutrient Cycles

25. Ecosystem Dynamics under Changing Climates

26. Ecosystem Health: Human Impacts

Appendix I - A Primer on Population Genetics

Appendix II - Instantaneous and Finite Rates

Appendix III - Species Diversity Measures of Heterogeneity

Bibliography

Credits

Species Index

Subject Index


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