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Forest Pattern and Ecological Process A Synthesis of 25 years of Research by David Lindenmayer Forest Pattern and Ecological Process A Synthesis of 25 years of Research

A major synthesis of 25 years of intensive research about the montane ash forests of Victoria.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2018

Brave New Arctic The Untold Story of the Melting North by Mark C. Serreze Brave New Arctic The Untold Story of the Melting North

An insider account of how researchers unraveled the mystery of the thawing Arctic In the 1990s, researchers in the Arctic noticed that floating summer sea ice had begun receding. This was accompanied by shifts in ocean circulation and unexpected changes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2018

Autism and Environmental Factors by Omar Bagasra Autism and Environmental Factors

Explores environmental factors during fetal development that may contribute to autism It is well documented that in the majority of the cases, an autistic child's brain has acquired the genetic and organismal abnormalities that were initiated during the first trimester...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/04/2018

Aeroecology by Phillip B. Chilson Aeroecology

This book consists of a diverse collection of chapters that seeks to broaden our fundamental understanding of the ecological function and biological importance of the Earth's lower atmosphere, which provides a huge living space for billions of animals moving within...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2018

Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest: Research Trends and Emerging Features by J. S. Singh, R.K Chaturvedi Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest: Research Trends and Emerging Features
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Tropical dry deciduous forests (TDFs) can be found in severe and extremely variable climates characterized by low annual rainfall, 5-6 dry months within the annual cycle, and nutrient-poor soil.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Bridging the Gap between Life and Physics by Ron Cottam, Willy Ranson Bridging the Gap between Life and Physics
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Firstly, it details hierarchy as the major formulation of natural complex systems and investigates the fundamental character of natural hierarchy as a widely transferable `container' of structure and/or function - and this in the case of the new development of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Numerical Ecology with R by Daniel Borcard, Francois Gillet, Pierre Legendre Numerical Ecology with R
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This much anticipated volume maps the connections between numerical ecology and its implementation in the `R' language. Beginning with concise theoretical overviews, the authors go on to explore the methodology using applied and extensively annotated examples.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2018

Habitat Suitability and Distribution Models With Applications in R by Antoine (Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland) Guisan, Wilfried Thuiller, Niklaus E. Zimmermann Habitat Suitability and Distribution Models With Applications in R
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This book introduces key stages of niche-based habitat suitability model building, evaluation and prediction, featuring examples using R.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/04/2018

The Natural History of Texas by Brian R. Chapman, Eric G. Bolen, Andrew Sansom The Natural History of Texas
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From two veteran ecologists comes a new and sweeping exploration of the natural history of Texas in all its biological diversity and geological variation. Beginning with the stories of how biologists and naturalists have over time defined the ecological areas...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

The Biosphere and Civilization: In the Throes of a Global Crisis by Victor I. Danilov-Danil'yan, Igor E. Reyf The Biosphere and Civilization: In the Throes of a Global Crisis
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This monograph explores the dire ecological, social, and economic situations facing mankind through comprehensive analyses of global ecological issues, poverty, environmental stability and regulation, and sustainable development.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2018

Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency by Sam Mickey Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency

Engaging with contemporary renewals of existentialism as coexistentialism and ecological existentialism, this book extends existentialist concerns for human existence to include the unique differences and strange possibilities of all humans and nonhumans intimately intertwined in the emergency conditions of ecological...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2018

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Water and Environment in the Selenga-Baikal Basi - International Research Cooperation for an Ecoregion of Global Relevance by Daniel Karthe, Sergey Chalov, Nikolay Kasimov, Martin Kappas Water and Environment in the Selenga-Baikal Basi - International Research Cooperation for an Ecoregion of Global Relevance
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The water resources of the Selenga River/Lake Baikal system are essential to the ecosystems and economic development of the surrounding region. In this large river and lake basin, there are strong contrasts between relatively pristine areas and massive anthropogenic impacts...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2018

Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms by Patricia M. Glibert Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) - blooms that cause fish kills, contaminate seafood with toxins, or cause human or ecological health impacts and harm to local economies - are occurring more often, in more places and lasting longer than in past...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

The Biology of Civilisation Understanding Human Culture as a Force in Nature by Stephen Boyden The Biology of Civilisation Understanding Human Culture as a Force in Nature

An examination of the complex interrelationships between human culture and nature, this study covers the period from the beginning of agriculture right up to the present day. Focusing on issues relating to human health and well-being and the state of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Spatio-Temporal Heterogeneity Concepts and Analyses by Pierre R. L. (McGill University, Montreal) Dutilleul Spatio-Temporal Heterogeneity Concepts and Analyses
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Our living environment continuously changes in space and time. This book explains how to capture and assess these changes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/05/2018

Ecology by William D. (University of Colorado at Boulder) Bowman, Sally D. (Oregon State University) Hacker, Michael L. (New Mexico  Cain Ecology
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Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2018

Ecology of Freshwaters Earth's Bloodstream by Brian R. Moss Ecology of Freshwaters Earth's Bloodstream

The new edition of this established textbook, now with full colour illustration, has been extensively revised and continues to provide a comprehensive, stimulating, readable and authoritative coverage of freshwater habitats, their communities and their functioning, the world over.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2018

Fire in California's Ecosystems by Jan W. van Wagtendonk Fire in California's Ecosystems

Fire in California's Ecosystems describes fire in detail-both as an integral natural process in the California landscape and as a growing threat to urban and suburban developments in the state. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2018

The The Wetland Book The Wetland Book Structure and Function, Management and Methods by C. Max Finlayson The The Wetland Book The Wetland Book Structure and Function, Management and Methods

The profile of these key ecological assets is rising daily. This user-friendly reference, prepared by leaders in the field, gives researchers from multiple disciplines an authoritative source on all the central concepts in wetlands science and management.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/06/2018

Riverine Ecosystem Management Science for Governing Towards a Sustainable Future by Stefan Schmutz Riverine Ecosystem Management Science for Governing Towards a Sustainable Future

This open access book surveys the frontier of scientific river research and provides examples to guide management towards a sustainable future of riverine ecosystems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2018

Algae Biomass: Characteristics and Applications Towards algae-based products by Katarzyna Chojnacka Algae Biomass: Characteristics and Applications Towards algae-based products

This book is a compendium of knowledge on the useful properties of algae in the context of application as a useful component of innovative natural products. It presents all aspects of industrial applications of macroalgae biomass derived from the natural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2018

Urban Horticulture Sustainability for the Future by Dilip Nandwani Urban Horticulture Sustainability for the Future

This book provides comprehensive information on the rapidly developing field of urban horticulture for sustainable use of land resources and creating a better environment. It presents peer-reviewed chapters from leading international researchers in the field of horticulture technologies, environmental issues,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2018

Indian Hotspots Vertebrate Faunal Diversity, Conservation and Management Volume 2 by Chandrakasan Sivaperuman Indian Hotspots Vertebrate Faunal Diversity, Conservation and Management Volume 2

This book offers a comprehensive account of India's four biodiversity hotspots: the Himalaya, Indo-Burma, Western Ghats and Sri Lanka and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. With a focus on tropical rainforests, it includes more than 30 chapters covering different vertebrate fauna...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2018

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Spatial Patterns and Mechanisms for Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes in the Northern Hemisphere by Zhi Chen Spatial Patterns and Mechanisms for Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes in the Northern Hemisphere

Moreover, it reveals the high carbon uptake of subtropical forests across the East Asian monsoon region, which challenges the view that only mid- to high-latitude terrestrial ecosystems are principal carbon sink regions, and improves our understanding of carbon budgets and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Ecology: The Economy of Nature by Robert E. Ricklefs, Rick Relyea Ecology: The Economy of Nature
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Now in its eighth edition, this landmark textbook has helped to define introductory ecology courses for over four decades. An online solution that combines an e-book of the text, Ricklefs' powerful multimedia resources, and the robust problem bank of Sapling...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

Bioeconomy Shaping the Transition to a Sustainable, Biobased Economy by Iris Lewandowski Bioeconomy Shaping the Transition to a Sustainable, Biobased Economy

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book defines the new field of Bioeconomy as the sustainable and innovative use of biomass and biological knowledge to provide food, feed, industrial products, bioenergy and ecological services....
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2018

Emerging Issues in Fish Larvae Research by Manuel Yufera Emerging Issues in Fish Larvae Research

This volume provides recent findings on the importance of environmental rhythms, some specific nutrients and the adequate microbial environment in the developmental processes including recent results of current research projects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Entrepreneurial, Innovative and Sustainable Ecosystems Best Practices and Implications for Quality of Life by Joao Leitao Entrepreneurial, Innovative and Sustainable Ecosystems Best Practices and Implications for Quality of Life

This book presents a multidimensional approach by providing a state of the art on EIS ecosystems, as well as structural and changing dynamics and its impact on citizens' quality of life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/01/2018

Hypoxia Methods and Protocols by L. Eric Huang Hypoxia Methods and Protocols

This volume details widely used and newer lab protocols for studying hypoxic responses in physiology and diseases.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/01/2018

Hierarchy Perspectives for Ecological Complexity by T. F. H. Allen, Thomas B. Starr Hierarchy Perspectives for Ecological Complexity
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Although complexity surrounds us, its inherent uncertainty, ambiguity, and contradiction can at first make complex systems appear inscrutable. Ecosystems, for instance, are nonlinear, self-organizing, seemingly chaotic structures in which individuals interact both with each other and with the myriad biotic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

The The Wetland Book The Wetland Book Structure and Function, Management and Methods by C. Max Finlayson The The Wetland Book The Wetland Book Structure and Function, Management and Methods

The profile of these key ecological assets is rising daily. This user-friendly reference, prepared by leaders in the field, gives researchers from multiple disciplines an authoritative source on all the central concepts in wetlands science and management.
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 25/11/2017

Avian Ecology in Latin American Cityscapes by Ian MacGregor-Fors Avian Ecology in Latin American Cityscapes

This book gathers a representative sample of the relevant knowledge related to the ecology, behavior, and conservation of birds in urban Latin America.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Hierarchy Perspectives for Ecological Complexity by T. F. H. Allen, Thomas B. Starr Hierarchy Perspectives for Ecological Complexity
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Although complexity surrounds us, its inherent uncertainty, ambiguity, and contradiction can at first make complex systems appear inscrutable. Ecosystems, for instance, are nonlinear, self-organizing, seemingly chaotic structures in which individuals interact both with each other and with the myriad biotic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Mangrove Ecosystems: A Global Biogeographic Perspective Structure, Function, and Services by Victor H. Rivera-Monroy Mangrove Ecosystems: A Global Biogeographic Perspective Structure, Function, and Services

This book presents a comprehensive overview and analysis of mangrove ecological processes, structure, and function at the local, biogeographic, and global scales and how these properties interact to provide key ecosystem services to society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Mining of Microbial Wealth and MetaGenomics by Vipin Chandra Kalia Mining of Microbial Wealth and MetaGenomics

The existence of living organisms in diverse ecosystems has been the focus of interest to human beings, primarily to obtain insights into the diversity and dynamics of the communities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Methods For Monitoring Tiger And Prey Populations by Ullas Karanth K Methods For Monitoring Tiger And Prey Populations

This book addresses issues of monitoring populations of tigers, ungulate prey species and habitat occupancy, with relevance to similar assessments of large mammal species and general biodiversity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Applying Graph Theory in Ecological Research by Mark R. T. Dale Applying Graph Theory in Ecological Research

This book clearly describes the many applications of graph theory to ecological questions, providing instruction and encouragement to researchers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Applying Graph Theory in Ecological Research by Mark R. T. Dale Applying Graph Theory in Ecological Research

This book clearly describes the many applications of graph theory to ecological questions, providing instruction and encouragement to researchers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

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