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Ecological science, the Biosphere books

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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. Latin America is one of the most biodiverse regions of the world, yet it is still understudied....
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Water-Limited Environments by Yi Zheng Water-Limited Environments

This volume will specially discuss different ecohydrological aspects of water- limited environments. Water resource management and the related eco-environmental impacts will be covered. And the other volumes are Water and Ecosystems by Chunmiao Zheng and Paul D. Brooks, Observation and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Ecology of Marine Ports of the Black and Azov Sea Basin by A. K. Vinogradov, Yu. I. Bogatova, I. A. Synegub Ecology of Marine Ports of the Black and Azov Sea Basin
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This work examines the waters of marine ports as unique integrated aquatic ecosystems. It regards marine ports as entities comprising components of natural and anthropogenic origin, including pelagic, periphytal and benthal subsystems. Using selected Black and Azov Sea ports as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

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. It covers issues of rigorous sampling, modeling, estimation and adaptive management of animal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Water and Sanitation in the New Millennium by Vinod Prakash Sharma Water and Sanitation in the New Millennium

This contributed volume is about water resources, their variability with prevalent environmental conditions and its sustainable management in India.Water has always been the life line for survival. An adequate supply of safe drinking water is one of the major pre-requisites...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2017

Eutrophication Causes, Mechanisms & Ecological Effects by Frederick Howell Eutrophication Causes, Mechanisms & Ecological Effects


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part A by Shawn E. (Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA, USA) Larson Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part A
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Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation, Part A, Volume 77 highlights the biological attributes of, and the conservation efforts targeted at, populations of vulnerable sharks in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean bordering the west coast of the United States, one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Perspectives in Sustainable Nematode Management Through Pochonia Chlamydosporia Applications for Root and Rhizosphere Health by Rosa H. Manzanilla-Lopez Perspectives in Sustainable Nematode Management Through Pochonia Chlamydosporia Applications for Root and Rhizosphere Health

This volume reviews our current knowledge and novel research areas on Pochonia chlamydosporia, a cosmopolitan fungus occurring in soils as a saprophyte yet capable of colonizing the rhizosphere of crops as an endophyte and behaving as a parasite of eggs...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Marine Animal Forests The Ecology of Benthic Biodiversity Hotspots by Sergio Rossi Marine Animal Forests The Ecology of Benthic Biodiversity Hotspots

During the last decades there has been an increasing evidence of drastic changes in marine ecosystems due to human-induced impacts, especially on benthic ecosystems. The so called animal forests are currently showing a dramatic loss of biomass and biodiversity all...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/08/2017

Ecological Restoration of Longleaf Pine by L. Katherine Kirkman Ecological Restoration of Longleaf Pine

Ecological Restoration and Management of Longleaf Pine Forests is a timely synthesis of the current understanding of the natural dynamics and processes in longleaf pine ecosystems. This book beautifully illustrates how incorporation of basic ecosystem knowledge and an understanding of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

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Defending Biodiversity Environmental Science and Ethics by Jonathan A. (University of Guelph, Ontario) Newman, Gary (Texas A & M University) Varner, Stefan (University of Guelp Linquist Defending Biodiversity Environmental Science and Ethics
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This interdisciplinary and accessible book will help environmentalists to make stronger arguments in favor of conserving biodiversity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Defending Biodiversity Environmental Science and Ethics by Jonathan A. (University of Guelph, Ontario) Newman, Gary (Texas A & M University) Varner, Stefan (University of Guelp Linquist Defending Biodiversity Environmental Science and Ethics
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This interdisciplinary and accessible book will help environmentalists to make stronger arguments in favor of conserving biodiversity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

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: 30/09/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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: 30/09/2017

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: 30/09/2017

Ecology of Freshwaters Earth's Bloodstream by Brian R. (University of Liverpool) 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: 02/10/2017

The Ecology and Natural History of Chilean Saltmarshes by Jose Miguel Farina The Ecology and Natural History of Chilean Saltmarshes

This book consolidates the information, results, experience and perspectives of different research groups working on Chilean Saltmarshes. Some aspects of these ecosystems such as their bio-geographical connectivity, flora and faunal components, the interaction between ecosystem components and especially the response...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Yeasts in Natural Ecosystems: Ecology by Pietro Buzzini Yeasts in Natural Ecosystems: Ecology

This book presents an up-to-date review of the ecology of yeast communities in natural ecosystems. It focuses on their biological interactions, including mutualism, parasitism, commensalism and antagonistic interactions, and is closely connected with the volume Yeasts in Natural Ecosystems: Diversity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities Focus on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma of Commerce by Anicia Q. Hurtado Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities Focus on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma of Commerce

This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world's largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Bioassays Advanced Methods and Applications by Donat-Peter (Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Friedrich-Alexander University, Germany) Hader Bioassays Advanced Methods and Applications
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Bioassays: Advanced Methods and Applications provides a thorough understanding of the applications of bioassays in monitoring toxicity in aquatic ecosystems. It reviews the newest tests and applications in discovering compounds and toxins in the environment, covering all suitable organisms, from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Water and Ecosystems by Chunmiao Zheng Water and Ecosystems

This volume will focus on the general theories and approaches that serve as the foundation for the field of ecohydrology. It examines the relationship between water and our ecosystems and discusses the drivers for water sustainability under intensifying global changes....
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Being Ecological by Timothy Morton Being Ecological


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Biocommunication of Archaea by Guenther Witzany Biocommunication of Archaea

Archaea represent a third domain of life with unique properties not found in the other domains. Archaea actively compete for environmental resources. They perceive themselves and can distinguish between `self' and `non-self'. They process and evaluate available information and then...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

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. The analysis is based on an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

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Floodplains Processes and Management for Ecosystem Services by Jeffrey J. Opperman, Peter B. Moyle, Eric W. Larsen, Joan L. Florsheim Floodplains Processes and Management for Ecosystem Services
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Provides an overview of floodplains and their management in temperate regions. This book includes research on floodplain ecosystems, explaining hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecological processes and how these processes can provide a range of benefits to society under appropriate management.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Floodplains Processes and Management for Ecosystem Services by Jeffrey J. Opperman, Peter B. Moyle, Eric W. Larsen, Joan L. Florsheim Floodplains Processes and Management for Ecosystem Services
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Provides an overview of floodplains and their management in temperate regions. This book includes decades of research on floodplain ecosystems, explaining hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecological processes and how these processes can provide a range of benefits to society under appropriate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management, and Methods by C. Max Finlayson The Wetland Book I: 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: 12/08/2017

Microbial Ecotoxicology by Cristiana Cravo-Laureau Microbial Ecotoxicology

This book is a treatise on microbial ecotoxicology, discussing the effect of pollutants on microbial ecosystems and the role of microorganisms in ecosystems services. Emphasizing the microbial responses to pollution at different biological levels, it focuses on metabolic pathways, genetic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Ecology of Central European Forests Vegetation Ecology of Central Europe, Volume I by Christoph Leuschner Ecology of Central European Forests Vegetation Ecology of Central Europe, Volume I

This handbook in two volumes synthesises our knowledge about the ecology of Central Europe's plant cover with its 7000-yr history of human impact, covering Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Based on a thorough...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Ecology of Central European Non-Forest Vegetation: Coastal to Alpine, Natural to Man-Made Habitats Vegetation Ecology of Central Europe, Volume II by Christoph Leuschner, Heinz H. Ellenberg Ecology of Central European Non-Forest Vegetation: Coastal to Alpine, Natural to Man-Made Habitats Vegetation Ecology of Central Europe, Volume II
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This handbook in two volumes synthesises our knowledge about the ecology of Central Europe's plant cover with its 7000-yr history of human impact, covering Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Based on a thorough...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Plant Conservation Science and Practice The Role of Botanic Gardens by Stephen Blackmore Plant Conservation Science and Practice The Role of Botanic Gardens

This book focuses on global efforts to protect plant diversity and the role that botanic gardens play in conserving plant species.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Myxomycetes Biology, Systematics, Biogeography and Ecology by Carlos Rojas (Forest Resources Unit and Biosystems Engineering Department, University of Costa Rica) Alvarado Myxomycetes Biology, Systematics, Biogeography and Ecology
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Myxomycetes: Biology, Systematics, Biogeography, and Ecology is a comprehensive overview of the body of accumulated knowledge that now exists on myxomycetes. Its broad scope takes an integrated approach to the knowledge of this organismal group, considering a number of important...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Global Warming and Human - Nature Dimension in Northern Eurasia by Tetsuya Hiyama Global Warming and Human - Nature Dimension in Northern Eurasia

This book describes the current environmental changes due to global warming in northern Eurasia, especially focusing on eastern Siberia. Spring flooding, ice-jam movements, and monitoring using remote sensing are included. Additionally, current reindeer herding of indigenous peoples in Siberia and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Ecoacoustics The Ecological Role of Sounds by Almo Farina Ecoacoustics The Ecological Role of Sounds

The sounds produced by geophonic, biophonic and technophonic sources are relevant to the function of natural and human modified ecosystems. Passive recording is one of the most non-invasive technologies as its use avoids human intrusion during acoustic surveys and facilitates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Climate Variability Impacts on Land Use and Livelihoods in Drylands by Mahesh K. Gaur Climate Variability Impacts on Land Use and Livelihoods in Drylands

This edited volume is devoted to the examination of the implications of the inevitable changes wrought by global change on the welfare and livelihoods of tens of millions of people who live in dryland regions. Global change is more than...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2017

Comparative Ecology of Microorganisms and Macroorganisms by John H. Andrews Comparative Ecology of Microorganisms and Macroorganisms

This second edition textbook offers an expanded conceptual synthesis of microbial ecology with plant and animal ecology. When it was published in 1991, the first edition of Comparative Ecology of Microorganisms and Macroorganisms was unique in its attempt to clearly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

Reviving the Dying Giant Integrated Water Resource Management in the Zayandeh Rud Catchment, Iran by Shahrooz Mohajeri Reviving the Dying Giant Integrated Water Resource Management in the Zayandeh Rud Catchment, Iran

This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary research project that was set up to introduce Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) at the Zayandeh Rud, Central Iran's most important river. As a result of climate change and a missing overall...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Integrated Ecohydrological Modeling by Dawen Yang Integrated Ecohydrological Modeling

The volume will cover the approaches and applications of integrated ecohydrological modeling. Model calibration and validation using different sources of data will be covered. And the other volumes are Water and Ecosystems by Chunmiao Zheng and Paul D. Brooks, Observation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Exploring the Marine Ecology from Space Experience from Russian-Norwegian cooperation by Dmitry V. Pozdnyakov, Lasse H. Pettersson, Anton A. Korosov Exploring the Marine Ecology from Space Experience from Russian-Norwegian cooperation
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This book provides results of spatial and temporal distributions of water quality parameters and marine primary production and its relationship with the driving atmospheric, ocean circulation and hydrobiological mechanisms established through a synergistic use of multi-spectral region spaceborne data and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

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