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Ecology: Global Insights and Investigations,9780073532509
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Ecology: Global Insights and Investigations



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McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Peter Stiling, co-author of Biology by Brooker et al., has introduced a new ecology text to the market. The main goal of this latest ecology text is to show how ecology is important in understanding global change. The book's main objective is to teach the basic principles of ecology and to relate these principles to many of the Earth's ecological problems.

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Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Ecology

2 Populations Genetics

3 Natural Selection, Speciation and Extinction

4 Behavioral Ecology

5 Temperature

6 Water

7 Nutrients

8 Demographic Techniques and Population Patterns

9 Life Tables and Demography

10 Population Growth

11 Competition and Coexistence

12 Facilitation

13 Predation

14 Herbivory

15 Parasitism

16 Population Regulation

17 Species Diversity

18 Species Richness Patterns

19 Species Richness and Community Services

20 Succession

21 Island Biogeography

22 Terrestrial Biomes

23 Marine Biomes

24 Freshwater Biomes

25 Food Webs and Energy Flow

26 Biomass Production

27 Biogeochemical Cycles

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