This text explores the significant concepts of modern ecology using a minimum of jargon and only basic/simple mathematics. KEY TOPICS: Focuses on the development of four major concepts—including their historical background: energy flow; nutrient cycles; population ecology; and community ecology. Contains coverage of abiotic factors— including air, insolation, precipitation, soils, nutrients, ionizing radiation, and fire; energy flow (with increased emphasis on decomposition); nutrient cycling; population ecology; and community ecology. Updates material on applied ecology/human ecology and ecological ethics.
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Ideal for those studying ecology for the first time -- whether or not they've had a first-year course in biology, this text explores the significant concepts of modern ecology using a minimum of jargon and only basic/simple mathematics.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1976. Book Condition: Good. This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In good all round condition.Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2692252
Book Description Prentice Hall. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-T-006-00659
Book Description 1976, 1976. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good Very good Prentice Hall; Softcover/light shelf wear to cover; otherwise in very good condition with clean text, tight binding; Bookseller Inventory # 14295