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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 ...

Geoecology

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...

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...

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