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Bacterial Diversity in Freshwater

Eva S. Lindström

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Bacterial Diversity in FreshwaterIntroductionThe tree of life, describing the evolutionary relationships among organisms, is totally dominated by bact...

Benthic Ecology

Ron Etter

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Benthic EcologyIntroductionBenthic ecology is a large and very diverse field that explores how organisms that live on the ocean floor interact with an...

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning

Jasper van Ruijven

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning Introduction In the field of ecology, biodiversity-ecosystem functioning (BEF) research is a relative n...

Biodiversity Patterns in Agricultural Systms

Les Firbank, Sofia Biffi

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Biodiversity Patterns in Agricultural SystemsIntroductionBiodiversity is declining at a global scale due to large and small scale processes associated...


Barry D. Solomon

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

BiofuelsIntroductionBiofuels were humanity’s earliest energy carrier in the form of firewood. Forest biomass energy was the dominant energy form used ...


William H. Schlesinger

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Biogeochemistry ...

Biological Chaos and Complex Dynamics

David A. Vasseur

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Biological Chaos and Complex Dynamics Introduction Classically, chaos is defined as a lack of order; however, in a scientific context it refer...

Biome, Alpine

Laszlo Nagy

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Alpine “Biome”IntroductionTemperature decreases with latitude from the equator to the poles and with elevation from the lowlands to mountains peaks. A...

Biome, Boreal

Lee E. Frelich

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Boreal BiomeIntroductionThe boreal biome, with vast forests across northern North America, Europe, and Asia, has been of interest since the science of...

Biome, Desert

David Ward

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Desert Biome Introduction Deserts are defined by their arid conditions. However, deserts are not necessarily dry. It is the high evaporation r...

Biome, Grassland

David J. Gibson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Grassland BiomeIntroductionGrassland is the most extensive terrestrial biome, occupying 41–56 ×; 106 km2, or 31–43 percent of Earth’s surface (see Whi...

Biome, Savanna

Michael J. Hill

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Savanna BiomeIntroductionThe savanna biome represents the complex of vegetation made up of grassland with trees in varying densities and arrangements ...

Biome, Tundra

Bruce C. Forbes

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Tundra BiomeIntroductionThe tundra biome is the youngest on the planet, having developed its current structure and geography during the close of the P...

Biomes, African

Anthony R.E. Sinclair, Rene L. Beyers

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

African Biomes Introduction Africa has a great diversity of environmental conditions. It is bisected by the equator so that the seasons are si...

Biomes, East Asian

John MacKinnon

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

East Asian Biomes Introduction East Asian biomes include the major biological ecosystems that make up the land area of East Asia, specifically...

Biomes, Mountain

Christoph Kueffer

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Mountain Biomes Introduction Mountains are landforms that rise prominently above the surrounding landscape. They are topographic features that...

Biomes, North American

Debra P.C. Peters, Stacey L.P. Scroggs, Jin Yao

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

North American Biomes Introduction Biomes of North America are contained within the land area of Canada, the United States, Mexico, and countr...

Biomes, South Asian

Priya Davidar

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

South Asian BiomesIntroductionSouth Asia includes regions south of the Himalayan Mountains bounded by the Indian Ocean, West Asia, Central Asia, South...


Rita Berto, Giuseppe Barbiero

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2022-09-26

BiophiliaIntroductionHumans are inherently attracted to all that is alive; this attraction is called biophilia. Biophilia is an evolutionary trait whi...

Braun, E. Lucy

Frank S. Gilliam

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

E. Lucy BraunIntroductionEmma Lucy Braun (b. 1889–d. 1971) was one of the more influential plant ecologists of the 20th century. She is known primaril...

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