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Main Title Ecology 2 /
Author Colinvaux, Paul, ; Colinvaux, Paul A.
Publisher J. Wiley,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 27678175
ISBN 0471558605; 9780471558606
Subjects Ecology. ; Biotic communities. ; Evolution (Biology) ; èOkologie ; âEcologie. ; Biocénoses. ; âEvolution (biologie)
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EKAM  QH541.C628 1993 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/21/1995
Collation xvi, 688 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 643-662) and indexes.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Introduction: The Science of the Universe -- pt. 1. Energy. Ch. 2. The Energy Flow Paradigm. Ch. 3. Ecological Efficiency and Plant Design. Ch. 4. The Ecological Efficiency of Animals. Ch. 5. Heat Budgets and Life Forms. Ch. 6. The Energetics of Lifestyle. Ch. 7. Climate -- pt. 2. Diversity. Ch. 8. The Competition Hypothesis. Ch. 9. The Ecology of the Origin of Species. Ch. 10. The Natural Regulation of Numbers. Ch. 11. Strategies of Species Populations. Ch. 12. The Cause and Consequence of Sex. Ch. 13. Social Diversity: Territory, Mating Systems, and Group Living. Ch. 14. Predation as Diversity Inducer. Ch. 15. Coevolution: Mutualists, Defenders, and Mimics. Ch. 16. Toward A General Theory of Species Diversity -- pt. 3. Community. Ch. 17. The Ecologist's Time Machine. Ch. 18. The Geography of Communities. Ch. 19. Phytosociology. Ch. 20. Ecological Succession. Ch. 21. Communities on Islands. Ch. 22. Food Webs and Community Persistence -- pt. 4. System. Ch. 23. Ecosystems Defined by Cycles. Ch. 24. Productivity. Ch. 25. The Soil. Ch. 26. Lakes: Type Specimens of Aquatic Ecosystems. Ch. 27. An Ecologist's View of the Oceans. Ch. 28. The Origin and Maintenance of the Air. Ch. 29. Postscript: The Human Impact.