Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Written By Kathleen C. Weathers
Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 July 2021
  • ISBN : 0128127635
  • Pages : 358 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science written by Kathleen C. Weathers which was release on 30 July 2021, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science covering land, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Ecosystem science is now applied to address a wide range of environmental problems. Written by a group of experts, this updated edition covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Case studies of important environmental problems offer personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach has helped solve important intellectual and practical problems. For those choosing to use the book in a classroom environment, or who want to enrich further their reading experience, teaching and learning assets are available at Elsevier.com. Covers both aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial ecosystems with updated information Includes a new chapter on microbial biogeochemistry Features vignettes throughout the book with real examples of how an ecosystem approach has led to important change in policy, management, and ecological understanding Demonstrates the application of an ecosystem approach in synthesis chapters and case studies Contains new coverage of human-environment interactions

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science
  • Author : Kathleen C. Weathers,David L. Strayer,Gene E. Likens
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science covering land, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Ecosystem science is now applied to address a wide range of environmental problems. Written by a group of experts, this updated edition covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and ...

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling
  • Author : Sven Erik Jørgensen,Brian D. Fath
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 399
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling: Applications in Environmental Management and Research, Fourth Edition, provides a comprehensive discussion of the fundamental principles of ecological modeling. The first two editions of this book (published in 1986 and 1994) focused on the roots of the discipline the four main model types that dominated the field 30-40 ...

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology
  • Author : David C. Coleman,Research Professor of Ecology David C Coleman,D. A. Crossley, Jr.,Paul F. Hendrix
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2004-08-02
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Historical overview of soils and the fitness of soil environment. Primary production processes in soils: roots and rhizosphere associates. Secondary production: activities of heterotrophic organisms-microbes. Secondary production: activities of heterotrophic organisms-the soil fauna. Decomposition and nutrient cycling. Soil food webs: Detritivory and microbivory in soils. Soil biodiversity and linkages to ...

Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology

Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology
  • Author : R. S. K. Barnes,K. H. Mann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology is a completely updated and revised edition of the earlier work, Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecosystems. The new edition has been re-titled to reflect the fact that the authors found that, from the modification exercise, a completely different and new book emerged. The new edition concentrates heavily ...

Big Ecology

Big Ecology
  • Author : David C. Coleman
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-14
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : In Big Ecology, David C. Coleman documents his historically fruitful ecological collaborations in the early years of studying large ecosystems in the United States. As Coleman explains, the concept of the ecosystem—a local biological community and its interactions with its environment—has given rise to many institutions and research ...

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling
  • Author : Sven Erik Jørgensen,G. Bendoricchio
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2001-01
  • Total pages : 530
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : This is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of an authoritative introduction to ecological modelling. Sven Erik Jørgensen, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ecological Modelling, and Giuseppe Bendoricchio, Professor of Environmental Modelling at the University of Padova, Italy, offer compelling insights into the subject. This volume explains the concepts and ...

Fundamentals of Ecology

Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Author : Eugene Pleasants Odum,Gary W. Barrett
  • Publisher : Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 598
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Master the study of ecology in the twenty-first century with FUNDAMENTALS OF ECOLOGY! Designed to educate a wide audience about ecological science, this biology text shows you the application of ecological principles in the real world and how to use what you learn to solve problems in fields such as ...

Ecosystem Ecology

Ecosystem Ecology
  • Author : Sven Erik Jørgensen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 521
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : "A derivative of Encyclopedia of ecology"--Cover....

Ecological Model Types

Ecological Model Types
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-10-28
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Ecological Model Types brings an understanding on how to quantitatively analyze complex and dynamic ecosystems with the tools available today. Ecosystem studies widely use the notions of order, complexity, randomness, and organization, and are used interchangeably in literature, which causes much confusion. Better models synthesize our knowledge on ecosystems and ...

Soil and Plant Analysis for Forest Ecosystem Characterization

Soil and Plant Analysis for Forest Ecosystem Characterization
  • Author : Daniel John Vogt,Joel P. Tilley,Robert L. Edmonds,Robert Boyd Harrison
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2015-03-13
  • Total pages : 221
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : This handbook provides and overview of physical, chemical and biological methods used to analyze soils andplant tissue using an ecosystem perspective. The current emphasis on climate change has recognized the importance of including soil carbon as part of our carbon budgets. Methods to assess soilsmust be ecosystem based if they ...

Understanding Urban Ecosystems

Understanding Urban Ecosystems
  • Author : Alan R. Berkowitz,Charles H. Nilon,Karen S. Hollweg
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-05-29
  • Total pages : 526
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Nowhere on Earth is the challenge for ecological understanding greater, and yet more urgent, than in those parts of the globe where human activity is most intense - cities. People need to understand how cities work as ecological systems so they can take control of the vital links between human ...

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling

Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling
  • Author : Sven Erik Jørgensen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 628
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : This book is a completely revised version of the 1986 edition. It is considerably expanded and is accompanied by a diskette with modeling programmes. The work presents a general introduction to the rapidly growing field of ecological and environmental modeling. Its aim is to give on the one hand an overview ...

Fundamentals Of Soil Science

Fundamentals Of Soil Science
  • Author : A. Rathinasamy,B.B. Saliha
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : The content of this book is structured around basic soil concepts, beginning with the significance of soil in our everyday lives and progressing through soil formation, the physical and chemical properties of soils, and the role soil and the earth play in environmental management today and in the future....

Ecology Environmental Science Conservation

Ecology  Environmental Science   Conservation
  • Author : Singh J.S., Singh S.P. & Gupta S.R.
  • Publisher : S. Chand Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 929
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : Over the years, the scope of our scientific understanding and technical skills in ecology and environmental science have widened significantly, with increasingly greater emphasis on societal issues. In this book, an attempt has been made to give basic concepts of ecology, environmental science and various aspects of natural resource conservation. ...

Fundamentals of Ecology

Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Author : Eugene Pleasants Odum,Odum E P,QH 541 .O32 1971 SCAR.
  • Publisher : W B Saunders Company
  • Release Date : 1971
  • Total pages : 574
  • ISBN : 0128127635
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Summary : A college text which provides a comprehensive overview of the principles and concepts of ecology, environments, and ecological technology...