Explores some of the possible ingredients for the science of systems ecology. Examines modeling simulation, and systems analysis approaches to macroscopic complexity. DLC: Ecology - Simulation methods.
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An advanced and up-to-date treatment of ecological complexity, emphasizing the need for holistic systems approaches. The book provides a compendium of technically oriented systems approaches to complexity at all levels of ecological organization, presenting microscopic and macroscopic views, descriptions of modeling approaches, feedback and stability, and network approaches to trophic dynamics and optimality issues. Aimed at systems ecologists, modelers, environmental engineers, and theoretical ecologists who are interested in mathematics applied to ecology.About the Author:
Bernard Patten, Regents Professor of Zoology at the University of Georgia, is a systems ecologist, ecological modeler, and field biologist with research experience in marine, freshwater, wetland, and terrestrial ecosystems.
Sven Jorgensen is one of the founding members of the International Society for Ecological Modeling, as well as founding and current editor of the journal, Ecological Modeling. The author of numerous books and articles, he teaches in the department of chemistry at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP82408059
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Hardcover; No marks, clean tight binding, owners name on FEP; glossy cover; seems new; NOT ex-library; ; 705 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 6169