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Accounting for Ecological Capital

Susan Ogilvy, Robert Costanza

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Accounting for Ecological CapitalIntroductionIn this article, ecological-capital assets are defined in keeping with economic and accounting convention...

Adaptive Radiation

Linyi Zhang, Scott P. Egan

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Adaptive RadiationIntroductionThe spectacular diversity of life on earth presents one of the most intriguing questions for biologists: why and how doe...

Agroecology

David A. Cleveland, Christopher Bacon

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Agroecology Introduction In this article, “agroecology” is defined as a comprehensive perspective of agrifood systems including the relationsh...

Allelopathy

Diego A. Sotomayor, Christopher J. Lortie

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

AllelopathyIntroductionAllelopathy—the production by an organism of substances inhibitory or harmful to other organisms—as a concept has been utilized...

Allocation of Reproductive Resources in Plants

Andrew C. McCall

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Allocation of Reproductive Resources in Plants ...

Animals, Functional Morphology of

Duncan J. Irschick

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Functional Morphology of Animals Introduction As a field, functional morphology aims to understand how morphological form is related to func...

Animals, Reproductive Allocation in

James Gilbert

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Reproductive Allocation in Animals Introduction Reproductive allocation is a term used in ecology and evolutionary biology that refers to the ...

Animals, Thermoregulation in

Michael J. Angilletta

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Thermoregulation in Animals Introduction Thermoregulation includes all phenomena in which an organism maintains a mean or variance of body tem...

Antarctic Environments and Ecology

Roberto Bargagli

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Antarctic Environments and Ecology Introduction Greek philosophers suggested the existence of a southern landmass (Antarktikos) to “balance” t...

Anthropocentrism

Jonathan Padwe

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Anthropocentrism Introduction Anthropocentrism refers to a human-centered, or “anthropocentric,” point of view. In philosophy, anthropocentris...

Applied Ecology

David K. Skelly, L. Kealoha Freidenburg

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Applied Ecology Introduction As its name suggests, applied ecology focuses on the application of ecological knowledge to address environmental...

Aquatic Conservation

Jacob W. Brownscombe, Kim Birnie-Gauvin, Jill Brooks, Brittany Sullivan, Matt Ford, Shannon D. Bower, Joseph R. Bennett, Steven J. Cooke, Andrea J. Reid, Lana Dolgova, Ryan Pusiak, Bruce Laurich, Eric Denis Turenne, Aaron Zolderdo, Petra Szekeres, Andrew D. Moraga

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Aquatic ConservationIntroductionConservation biology—a “crisis-discipline” focused on protecting and restoring the earth’s biological diversity—has fo...

Aquatic Nutrient Cycling

Cédric Leo Meunier, Maarten Boersma

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Aquatic Nutrient CyclingIntroductionIn ecology, the use, transformation, movement, and reuse of nutrients in ecosystems is referred to as nutrient cyc...

Archaea, Ecology of

Graeme W. Nicol, James I. Prosser

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Ecology of ArchaeaIntroductionArchaea were discovered during research that aimed to understand the fundamental evolutionary relationships of all extan...

Assembly Models

Dominique Gravel

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Assembly Models Introduction Understanding the processes that drive the assembly of a community has been a central theme of ecology since the ...

Autecology

G.H. Walter

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Autecology Introduction Ecology’s central question is the distribution and abundance of organisms. To this end, autecology quantifies the surv...

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...

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