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Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.
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.
By Arne Naess
'The smaller we come to feel ourselves compared with the mountain, the nearer we come to participating in its greatness.' Philosopher, mountaineer, activist and visionary, Arne Naess's belief that all living things have value made him one of the most inspirational figures in the environmental movement. Drawing on his years...
Flora of North America North of Mexico Volume 6 - Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae - includes treatments prepared by 36 authors covering 545 species in 104 genera classified in 19 families. Among the families treated in this volume, the largest are Malvaceae 250 species, Violaceae 78, Hypericaceae 58, Cucurbitaceae 56,...
By Ahmad Hegazy
This advanced textbook is about Middle Eastern plants and plant ecology, presented within the wider context of the changing landscape, global climate change, and human history particularly in relation to agriculture, conflict, and religion.
This field guide will enable the indentification of a range of invasive plants and animals now found in Britain,
By Andy Dyer
Presents key concepts for students to understand chemical resistance in agriculture and apply that knowledge to achieving global food security. This book presents key concepts, from Darwin's principles of natural selection to genetic variation and adaptive phenotypes.