9781605359229

Ecology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781605359229

  • ISBN10:

    160535922X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2020-02-01
  • Publisher: Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


William D. Bowman is Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Mountain Research Station at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Sally D. Hacker is Professor of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University, Corvallis.

Table of Contents


1. The Web of Life

Unit 1: Organisms and Their Environment

2. The Physical Environment
3. The Biosphere
4. Coping with Environmental Variation: Temperature and Water
5. Coping with Environmental Variation: Energy

Unit 2: Evolutionary Ecology

6. Evolution and Ecology
7. Life History
8. Behavioral Ecology

Unit 3: Populations

9. Population Distribution and Abundance
10. Population Dynamics
11. Population Growth and Regulation

Unit 4: Species Interactions

12. Predation
13. Parasitism
14. Competition
15. Mutualism and Commensalism

Unit 5: Communities

16. The Nature of Communities
17. Change in Communities
18. Biogeography
19. Species Diversity in Communities

Unit 6: Ecosystems

20. Production
21. Energy Flow and Food Webs
22. Nutrient Supply and Cycling

Unit 7: Applied and Large-Scale Ecology

23. Conservation Biology
24. Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Management
25. Global Ecology

Appendix: Some Metric Measurements Used in Ecology

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