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Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology is an extensive, annotated bibliography of the most important concepts and ideas in the discipline. Ecology is a wide-ranging field that has its roots in the observations and writings of the early plant geographers, including of course Charles Darwin. As ecology has developed it has drawn from classical ‘hard sciences’ such as chemistry and physics, but has its own unique identity and today brings in modern aspects of many other disciplines including other areas of the life sciences, and geography, mathematics, computing and statistics. Ecology itself forms the underpinning of Environmental Science. And so, ecology has much to offer. For Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology, topics from all the relevant areas have been selected; these include articles on autoecology, population, community, and ecosystem ecology, the main biomes of the world, as well as articles related to the synthesis of ecology with other disciplines including human ecology, agroecology, and chemical ecology, for example.
Ecology, the study of organisms and their interactions with the environment, stands as a discipline on the shoulders of its pioneering scientists. Explore this collection of 9 freely available bibliographies on famous ecologists, curated by the Oxford Bibliographies editorial team. Read More
Editor in Chief
David Gibson PhD, Fellow Society of Biology, is professor of plant biology and University Distinguished Scholar at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He is the author of Grasses and Grassland Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2009), Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2014), and over 100 articles in professional journals. He is editor of the Journal of Ecology, a journal of the British Ecological Society which publishes papers on all aspects of the ecology of plants (including algae).
FORMER STANDING EDITORIAL BOARD
FOUNDING EDITORIAL BOARD
* = recently published
Biomes and Ecoregions
History of Ecology and General Principles
Landscapes and the Biosphere
Managing the Biosphere
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