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- Ecological science, the Biosphere
Includes a preface and epilogue that brings Wilderness and the American Mind into dialogue with contemporary debates about wilderness. This is a study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements.
One of California's most remarkable wetlands, Suisun Marsh is the largest tidal marsh on the West Coast and a major feature of the San Francisco Estuary. This title includes information about the ecological and human history of Suisun Marsh, its abiotic and biotic characteristics, and alternative futures facing this ecosystem.
This book synthesises recent research across temperate and tropical forest ecosystems, to present the numerous ways forests are responding to global change.
A unique compilation of papers on the emergent topic of temporal dynamics in community ecology, ecosystem biology and evolution.
Now in its seventh edition, this landmark textbook has helped to define introductory ecology courses for over four decades. Chapters are organized around four to six key concepts that are repeated as major headings and repeated again in streamlined summaries.