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Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology is an extensive, annotated bibliography of the most important concepts and ideas in the discipline. Ecology is a wide-ranging field that has its roots in the observations and writings of the early plant geographers, including of course Charles Darwin. As ecology has developed it has drawn from classical ‘hard sciences’ such as chemistry and physics, but has its own unique identity and today brings in modern aspects of many other disciplines including other areas of the life sciences, and geography, mathematics, computing and statistics. Ecology itself forms the underpinning of Environmental Science. And so, ecology has much to offer. For Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology, topics from all the relevant areas have been selected; these include articles on autoecology, population, community, and ecosystem ecology, the main biomes of the world, as well as articles related to the synthesis of ecology with other disciplines including human ecology, agroecology, and chemical ecology, for example.
Editor in Chief
David Gibson PhD, Fellow Society of Biology, is professor of plant biology and University Distinguished Scholar at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He is the author of Grasses and Grassland Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2009), Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2002), and over 100 articles in professional journals. He is editor of the Journal of Ecology, a journal of the British Ecological Society which publishes papers on all aspects of the ecology of plants (including algae).
FORMER STANDING EDITORIAL BOARD
FOUNDING EDITORIAL BOARD
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The Oxford Bibliographies Graduate Student Article Award is an annual, invitation-only award that offers experienced doctoral candidates an opportunity to contribute to Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology, to draw attention to their work, and to add a peer-reviewed publication to their CVs. Invitation is by faculty nomination only. Nominations are no longer being accepted for this year’s award. Please check back soon for information about next year’s award.
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