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European Natural History Tradition

Harriet Ritvo, Kit Heintzman

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

European Natural History TraditionIntroductionThough the European natural history tradition can be traced back to antiquity, it is often understood to...

Evolutionarily Stable Strategies

Michael D. Breed

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Evolutionarily Stable StrategiesIntroductionEvolutionarily stable strategies (ESS) are phenotypes that persist in populations over evolutionary time a...

Facilitation and the Organization of Communities

Christopher J. Lortie

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Facilitation and the Organization of Communities Introduction Species interactions are a cornerstone of ecological research wherein the effect...

Fern and Lycophyte Ecology

Klaus Mehltreter, Joanne M. Sharpe

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Fern and Lycophyte EcologyIntroductionFern ecology is a relatively new branch of research. Fern research and fern societies were focused for more than...

Fire Ecology

John Parminter

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Fire Ecology Introduction Abiotic natural disturbance agents include wildfire, wind, landslides, snow avalanches, volcanoes, flooding, and ot...

Food Webs

Mary I. O'Connor, Joanna R. Bernhardt, Natalie C. Caulk

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Food Webs Introduction The food web is a network description of energy, species, and individuals in communities and ecosystems according to fe...

Foraging Behavior, Implications of

Ronald C. Ydenberg

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Implications of Foraging Behavior Introduction The scientific study of ecology began in the 20th century with ideas about population dynamics ...

Foraging, Optimal

David W. Stephens

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Optimal Foraging Introduction All organisms face problems of resource acquisition, and in the broadest sense foraging theory is an attempt to ...

Forests, Temperate Coniferous

Lee E. Frelich

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Temperate Coniferous ForestsIntroductionTemperate conifer forests are geographically and taxonomically diverse, occurring on five continents (North Am...

Forests, Temperate Deciduous

Frank S. Gilliam

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Temperate Deciduous Forests Introduction Given the global distribution of human populations and their coincidence with temperate deciduous for...

Freshwater Invertebrate Ecology

Matt R. Whiles

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Freshwater Invertebrate Ecology Introduction The field of freshwater invertebrate ecology has developed for well over a century now. Ecologist...

Genetic Considerations in Plant Ecological Restoration

Danny J. Gustafson, Alexis Gibson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Genetic Considerations in Plant Ecological RestorationIntroductionEcological restoration is most commonly described as the process of aiding in the re...

Genomics, Ecological

Patrick Abbot

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Ecological Genomics Introduction Ecological genomics seeks to understand genomic responses to environmental variation and in turn how genomic ...


Nishanta Rajakaruna, Robert S. Boyd

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Geoecology Introduction Geology plays a fundamental role in shaping the biotic world around us. Geologic history (plate tectonics and orogenic...

Geographic Range

K. A. S. Mislan

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Geographic RangeIntroductionGeographic range describes the spatial area where a species is found. Studies on the processes determining geographic rang...

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...

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