Offers just the right balance of subject matter emphasis, clearly presented concepts, and engaging, fresh examples to help students gain a clear and solid understanding of Ecology.
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This book offers a balance of subject matter emphasis, clearly presented concepts, and engaging, fresh examples to help students gain a clear and solid understanding of Ecology. Emphasis is placed on connections in nature and links to evolution.Biografía del autor:
MICHAEL L. CAIN, having opted for an early retirement to focus full-time on writing, now brings his expertise to this new book. Dr. Cain received his Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Cornell University, USA, taught at New Mexico State University, USA and the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, USA, and is currently affiliated with Bowdoin College, USA. He has instructed students across a wide range of subjects, including introductory biology, ecology, field ecology, evolution, botany, mathematical biology, and biostatistics. His research interests include: plant population ecology; long-distance dispersal; ecological and evolutionary dynamics in hybrid zones; and spatial spread and search behavior in plants and animals.
WILLIAM D. BOWMAN is Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, affiliated with both the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. He earned his Ph.D. from Duke University, USA. Dr. Bowman has taught courses in introductory ecology, plant ecology, plant–soil interactions, and ecosystems ecology, and for several years has directed undergraduate summer field research programs. He is co-editor of the 2001 book, Structure and Function of an Alpine Ecosystem, Niwot Ridge, Colorado (Oxford University Press). His research focuses on plant ecology, biogeochemistry, and community dynamics.
SALLY D. HACKER is Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology at Oregon State University, USA. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Brown University, USA. She has taught courses in general ecology, community ecology, marine biology, and field ecology. As a community ecologist interested in natural and managed marine, dune, and estuarine communities, Dr. Hacker's research explores species interactions and how they influence community formation and species diversity.
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Buchbeschreibung Palgrave Macmillan, 17.07.2008., 2008. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. 552 Seiten Coverecken leicht gestaucht, Covervorderseite ist durch Lagerung auf Pappe leicht wellig, alles aber noch in Folie, daher Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 151203 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1880 27,7 x 23,6 x 2,8 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe. Artikel-Nr. 148951