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Soil Ecology

Franciska T. De Vries, Richard D. Bardgett

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Soil Ecology Introduction The study of soil ecology has a long tradition. Most of this interest, until relatively recently, has been from an a...

Spatial Pattern Analysis

Michael Rosenberg, Corey Anderson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Spatial Pattern AnalysisIntroductionWhen one looks around the world, spatial pattern appears to be ubiquitous; little appears to be random. The analys...

Spatial Patterns of Species Biodiversity in Terrestrial Environments

Scott Franklin, Xiujuan Qiao, Zhijun Lu

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Spatial Patterns of Species Biodiversity in Terrestrial EnvironmentsIntroductionWhy do some areas of the world have greater biodiversity than others? ...

Spatial Scale and Biodiversity

Daniel J. McGlinn, Michael W. Palmer

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Spatial Scale and BiodiversityIntroductionThe scale of observation leaves an indelible mark on our understanding of biodiversity. Despite wide recogni...

Species Distribution Modeling

Jane Elith

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Species Distribution ModelingIntroductionModels of species distributions aim to describe and often to predict the spatial distribution of individual s...

Species Extinctions

Thomas Brooks

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Species Extinctions Introduction The ecology of species extinctions is a topic that cuts through time to the earliest emergence of life on Ear...

Species Responses to Climate Change

Lauren B. Buckley

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Species Responses to Climate ChangeIntroductionSpecies are being affected by shifts in both the mean and the variability of climate elements, includin...

Species-Area Relationships

Samantha M. Tessel, Kyle A. Palmquist, Robert K. Peet

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Species-Area RelationshipsIntroductionThe species-area relationship is one of the oldest known and most documented patterns in ecology. It describes t...

Stability and Ecosystem Resilience, A Below-Ground Perspective

Bryan Griffiths, Laurent Philippot

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Stability and Ecosystem Resilience, a Below-Ground PerspectiveIntroductionRenewed interest in soil stability in terms of resistance and resilience see...

Stochastic Processes

Kohmei Kadowaki

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Stochastic ProcessesIntroductionChance events (such as lightning strikes or floods) occur commonly in nature. In ecology, unpredictable events that ca...

Stoichiometry, Ecological

Mehdi Cherif, James Elser

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Ecological StoichiometryIntroductionEcological stoichiometry (ES) is the study of the balance of energy and multiple chemical elements in ecological i...

Stream Ecology

John S. Richardson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Stream EcologyIntroductionEcology is the scientific study of the interactions between organisms and their environment (including other organisms); the...


David J. Gibson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Succession Introduction In the field of ecology, the study of succession enjoys a fairly long history, certainly as long as ecology has been r...

Sustainable Development

Philip M. Fearnside

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Sustainable DevelopmentIntroductionSustainable development is a concept that has quickly risen to prominence both in academic work and in policymaking...

Systematic Conservation Planning

Robert Fritz Baldwin

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Systematic Conservation PlanningIntroductionThe high rate of biodiversity loss due to human activities constitutes a sixth major extinction in the his...

Systems Ecology

Clay L. Montague

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Systems Ecology Introduction Systems ecology is an approach to ecosystem study based on formal procedures of systems thinking, synthesis, and ...

Tansley, Sir Arthur

Laura J. Cameron

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Sir Arthur TansleyIntroductionArthur George Tansley (b. 1871–d. 1955) was one of the most eminent ecologists of the 20th century and was key to the di...

Terrestrial Nitrogen Cycle

Mark Farrell

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Terrestrial Nitrogen CycleIntroductionThe importance of nitrogen (N) has been recognized for nearly 180 years when it was understood that plants could...

Terrestrial Resource Limitation

Joseph Craine

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Terrestrial Resource Limitation Introduction Limitation is a broad term in ecology, but it is used to represent a number of patterns or proces...


Ambika Kamath

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

TerritorialityIntroductionTerritoriality is a foundational concept in animal behavior and behavioral ecology. Territoriality is commonly defined as “t...

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