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Discovering Evolutionary Ecology

Author : Peter J. Mayhew
ISBN : 9780198570608
Genre : Science
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This text provides a concise and readable introduction to evolutionary ecology, a field of questions united by the intermix of evolutionary and ecological knowledge.

Discovering Evolutionary Ecology

Author : Peter J. Mayhew
ISBN : 0198525281
Genre : Science
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Why are some kinds of organism species-rich and others species-poor? How do new species arise and why do some go extinct? Why do organisms grow and behave the way they do? This book provides an introduction to evolutionary ecology, the science that brings ecology and evolution together to help understand biological diversity. Ideal as an introduction for undergraduates, this book will also interest established researchers, providing a broad and up-to-date context for their work.

Evolutionary Ecology

Author : Anne E. Magurran
ISBN : 0198527861
Genre : Science
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The Trinidadian guppy represents a uniguely tractable vertebrate system, which has raised key questions in evolutionary ecology and supplied many of the answers. This work discusses this study and incorporates significant new findings and insights.

Official Meeting Program

Author : Ecological Society of America. Meeting
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132965570
Genre : Ecology
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Author : Edouard Bourdelle
ISBN : UCSD:31822009627308
Genre : Mammals
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Nested Ecology

Author : Edward T. Wimberley
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132187175
Genre : Nature
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Nested Ecology provides a pragmatic and functional approach to realizing a sustainable environmental ethic. Edward T. Wimberley asserts that a practical ecological ethic must focus on human decision making within the context of larger social and environmental systems. Think of a set of mixing bowls, in which smaller bowls sit within larger ones. Wimberley sees the world in much the same way, with personal ecologies embedded in social ecologies that in turn are nested within natural ecologies. Wimberley urges a complete reconceptualization of the human place in the ecological hierarchy. Going beyond the physical realms in which people live and interact, he extends the concept of ecology to spirituality and the "ecology of the unknown." In doing so, Wimberley defines a new environmental philosophy and a new ecological ethic.

Social Behaviour

Author : Tamás Székely
ISBN : 9780521883177
Genre : Medical
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A comprehensive analysis of the genetic, ecological and phylogenetic aspects of social behaviour, by experts in the field.

Evolutionary Ecology Of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Author : Tyler Carrier
ISBN : 9780198786962
Genre : Science
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More than seventy percent of the earth's surface is covered by ocean - the home to a staggering and sometimes overwhelming diversity of organisms, a majority of which reside in pelagic form. Marine invertebrate larvae are an integral part of this pelagic diversity and have stimulated the curiosity of researchers for centuries. This book will provide an important, modern update on the topic of larval ecology, representing the first major synthesis of this interdisciplinary field for more than 20 years. The content will be structured around four major areas: evolutionary origins and transitions in developmental mode; functional morphology and ecology of larval forms; larval transport, settlement, and metamorphosis; climate change and larval ecology at the extremes. This novel synthesis will integrate traditional larval ecology with life history theory, evolutionary developmental biology, and modern genomics research.

The Ecology And Evolution Of Ant Plant Interactions

Author : Victor Rico-Gray
ISBN : 9780226713472
Genre : Science
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Ants are probably the most dominant insect group on Earth. This title brings together findings from the scientific literature on the coevolution of ants and plants to provide an understanding of the unparalleled success of these two remarkable groups, of interspecific interactions in general, and, ultimately, of terrestrial biological communities.

The Evolution And Emergence Of Rna Viruses

Author : Edward C. Holmes
ISBN : 9780199211128
Genre : Medical
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While the study of viral evolution has developed rapidly in the last 30 years, little attention has been directed toward linking the mechanisms of viral evolution to the epidemiological outcomes of these processes. This book intends to fill this gap by considering the patterns and processes of viral evolution at all its spatial and temporal scales.

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