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- Ecological science, the Biosphere
The book includes; A comparison of all global and local communities with respect to community composition at the species and family level, emergent community properties, and the relationship between those emergent properties and the environments of the study sites; Analyses of traits of individual species that are important to their...
Now in full colour, this much-awaited new edition of the book Plants and Vegetation provides a fresh and comprehensive approach to plant ecology. Keddy's clear and engaging text emphasises unifying underlying principles and processes, taking a global approach to the subject and engaging students in essential concepts through real-world examples.
By Mark Everard
The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to humankind, including such diverse issues as...
Researchers and policymakers involved in the conservation of relatively small, isolated and protected areas will find this book invaluable. It presents insights from the ecology and conservation management of one of Africa's oldest protected wildlife areas, the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park.
Building our understanding of ecosystems with a synthesized biogeoscience approach, this volume focuses on the couplings between ecological processes and the geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere. It is ideal for researchers and students in both ecology and the physical sciences.