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Population Genetics

Rob Kulathinal

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Population GeneticsIntroductionPopulation genetics is the study of genetic variation, or allele frequencies, across space and time. The patterns obser...

Population Viability Analysis

Philip Stephens

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Population Viability AnalysisIntroductionPopulation viability analysis (PVA) (sometimes referred to as extinction risk assessment, population vulnerab...

Populations and Communities, Dynamics of Age- and Stage-Structured

Lennart Persson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Dynamics of Age- and Stage-Structured Populations and CommunitiesIntroductionMost ecological models in contemporary ecological theory ignore the impli...

Predation and Community Organization

Oswald J. Schmitz

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Predation and Community Organization Introduction Ecological communities can be envisioned as food webs in which species are linked with each ...

Predator-Prey Interactions

Timothy C. Roth II, Maria Thaker

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Predator-Prey InteractionsIntroductionAll animals are either predators or prey and, in most cases, they are both. The interactions involved in attempt...


Anders Pape Møller, Timothy A. Mousseau

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

RadioecologyIntroductionHistorically, radioecology is a branch of radiation biology that focuses on the movement of radionuclides through the biospher...

Reductionism Versus Holism

Annette Voigt

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Reductionism Versus Holism Introduction In the philosophy of ecology, the reductionism-holism debate is an integral part. In the broadest sen...

Religion and Ecology

John Grim, Russell Powell, Matthew T. Riley, Tara C. Trapani, Mary Evelyn Tucker

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Religion and Ecology Introduction Spiritual or religious ecology refers to attitudes, values, and practices regarding nature within the world’...

Remote Sensing

Rhett L. Mohler, John A. Harrington, Jr., Douglas G. Goodin

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Remote Sensing Introduction The use of remote sensing in ecology has increased dramatically in the last few decades, mainly due to an increase...

Restoration Ecology

Sara G. Baer

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Restoration Ecology ...


Meredith Root-Bernstein

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

RewildingIntroductionRewilding is an increasingly recognized approach to conservation and restoration, among academics, land managers, and the public....

Ricketts, Edward Flanders Robb

Rafe Sagarin

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts Introduction Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts (b. 1897–d. 1948) was a marine ecologist, author, and philosopher who...

Secondary Production

Wyatt F. Cross, Kate A. Henderson, James R. Junker, Eric A. Scholl

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Secondary ProductionIntroductionSecondary production is the generation of new heterotrophic biomass and is analogous to net primary production of auto...

Seed Ecology

Mark K.J. Ooi

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Seed EcologyIntroductionSeeds play a critical role in plant ecology and are fundamental to population persistence and in determining plant community d...


Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Mark Roper, Connor Bernard, Jacques Deere

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

SenescenceIntroductionResearchers are now beginning to unravel the variation in patterns of whole-organism senescence across the tree of life, yet the...

Serpentine Soils

Nishanta Rajakaruna, Robert S. Boyd

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Serpentine Soils Introduction Serpentine soils are weathered products of a range of ultramafic rocks composed of ferromagnesian silicates. Ser...

Shelford, Victor

Sara Tjossem

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Victor ShelfordIntroductionVictor Ernest Shelford (b. 1877–d. 1968) was instrumental in the establishment and development of ecology as a new experime...

Simulation Modeling

Florian Hartig

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Simulation ModelingIntroductionWith the rise of computers, simulation models have emerged beside the more traditional statistical and mathematical mod...


Peter M. Kappeler

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Socioecology Introduction Socioecology emerged as a subdiscipline of behavioral ecology in the 1960s examining systematic relationships betwee...

Soil Biogeochemistry

Matthew D. Wallenstein, Amanda Carlson, DeAnna J. Laurel, Ezequiel Fernandez Tschieder, Laurel Lynch

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Soil BiogeochemistryIntroductionAs the name implies, soil biogeochemistry is a scientific field examining the complex and inseparable interactions bet...

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