Ecology - Y - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 196 - 215 of 235 items

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...

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...

Socioecology

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...

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...

Succession

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...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.