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Gleason, Henry

Malcolm Nicolson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Henry Allan GleasonIntroductionUp until the 1940s, plant ecology in Europe and North America was dominated by the community-unit theory—the concept th...

Grazer Ecology

Anthony Joern, Edward J. Raynor

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Grazer EcologyIntroductionGrazing systems, grass-like vegetation interacting with their large mammal grazers, are important globally, where estimates ...

Greig-Smith, Peter

Exequiel Ezcurra

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Peter Greig-SmithIntroductionThe postwar period, and especially the 1950s, saw a rising quest for a truly quantitative approach to community ecology. ...

Gymnosperm Ecology

Christopher Earle

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Gymnosperm Ecology Introduction The gymnosperms are a group of plants that includes the conifers, cycads, gnetophytes, and ginkgo. The term “g...

Habitat Selection

Douglas Morris

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Habitat SelectionIntroductionAll organisms use habitat that varies across numerous scales of space and time. Consequently, the use of some habitats ov...

Harper, John L.

Roy Turkington

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

John L. HarperIntroductionProfessor John Lander Harper CBE, FRS (b. May 27, 1925–d. March 22, 2009) revolutionized plant ecology and had perhaps a gre...

Harvesting Alternative Water Resources (US West)

Sayd Randle

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Harvesting Alternative Water Resources (US West)IntroductionSince the mid-20th century, the western half of the United States has been known worldwide...

Heavy Metal Tolerance

Robert S. Boyd, Nishanta Rajakaruna

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Heavy Metal Tolerance Introduction The operation of biological systems is challenged by various environmental factors that interfere with or i...

Heterogeneity

David Abson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

HeterogeneityIntroductionHeterogeneity can be defined as the difference or diversity in kind or arrangement of component elements or constituents. Suc...

Himalaya, Ecology of the

Shaila Seshia Galvin

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Ecology of the HimalayaIntroductionThe Himalayan region, spanning Bhutan, Nepal, northern India, Pakistan, and the Tibet Autonomous Region, may be def...

Host-Parasitoid Interactions

Jeffrey A. Harvey

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Host-Parasitoid Interactions ...

Human Ecology

Michael R. Dove

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Human Ecology Introduction Contemplation of the relationship between human beings and their environment is millennia-old. As Hippocrates wrote...

Human Ecology of the Andes

Vladimir R. Gil Ramón

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Human Ecology of the AndesIntroductionHuman ecology encompasses a broad field, contemplating the relationships between human societies and the biophys...

Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

Yufang Gao

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Human-Wildlife Conflict and CoexistenceIntroductionAs a particular kind of human-animal relationship, “human-wildlife conflict” (HWC) emerged as a fie...

Hutchinson, G. Evelyn

David K. Skelly

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

G. Evelyn Hutchinson Introduction George Evelyn Hutchinson (b. 13 January 1903–d. 17 May 1991) was one of the foremost figures in ecology duri...

Indigenous Ecologies

Pamela McElwee, Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Marian Ahn Thorpe, Kyle Powys Whyte, Beth Rose Middleton, Kaitlin Reed, Waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy, Alysse Marie Moldawer

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Indigenous EcologiesIntroductionIndigenous ecologies cover a wide range of approaches, spanning academic fields from biology to anthropology to the hu...

Industrial Ecology

Marian Chertow, Reid Lifset, Tom Yang

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Industrial EcologyIntroductionIndustrial ecology (IE) tracks physical resource flows of industrial and consumer systems at a variety of spatial scales...

Insect Ecology, Terrestrial

Simon Leather

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Terrestrial Insect EcologyIntroductionThe study of insects is not confined solely to entomologists. Insects provide a relatively easy way to study fun...

Introductory Sources

Paul A. Keddy

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Introductory Sources in EcologyIntroductionThe word “ecology” comes from the Greek word oikos, meaning “house,” and refers to the study of the living ...

Invasive Species

Peter Alpert

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Invasive SpeciesIntroductionAn invasive species arrives in a region or habitat where it has not previously occurred and negatively affects species alr...

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