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Main Title Comparative analyses of ecosystems : patterns, mechanisms, and theories /
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Author Title of a Work
Cole, Jonathan.
Lovett, Gary.
Findlay, Stuart.
Publisher Springer-Verlag,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 22766947
ISBN 0387974881; 9780387974880; 3540974881; 9783540974888
Subjects Ecology--Congresses ; Ecology--Research--Congresses ; Analyse--(DE-588)4122795-5 ; èOkosystem--(DE-588)4043216-6 ; èOkosystemforschung--(DE-588)4225737-2 ; âEcologie--Congrès ; âEcologie--Recherche--Congrès ; Millbrook ; ¢kologi--Kongresser
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EJBM  QH540.C6 1991 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/29/1991
Collation xvi, 375 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Papers from the third Cary Conference, held in Millbrook, N.Y., in 1989. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Comparative ecology and undiscovered public knowledge / David L. Strayer -- Comparative analysis of ecosystems : past lessons and future directions / Oliver W. Heal and J. Philip Grime -- Comparing apples with oranges : methods of interecosystem comparison / John A. Downing -- On the relevance of comparative ecology to the larger field of ecology / Robert H. Peters [and others] -- Patterns of primary production and herbivory in 25 North American lake ecosystems / Stephen R. Carpenter [and others] -- Relationships of primary and secondary production in lakes and marine ecosystems / Lawrence R. Pomeroy -- Primary and secondary production in terrestrial ecosystems / Samuel J. McNaughton [and others] -- Comparing ecosystem structures : the Chesapeake Bay and the Baltic Sea / Robert E. Ulanowicz and Fredrik Wulff. Comparative responses of aquatic ecosystems to toxic chemical stress / Robert W. Howarth -- Streams and disturbances : are cross-ecosystem comparisons useful? / Stuart G. Fisher and Nancy B. Grimm -- Searching for specific measures of physiological stress in forest ecosystems / Richard H. Waring -- A cross-system study of phosphorous release from lake sediments / Nina Caraco, Jonathan J. Cole, and Gene E. Likens -- Stoichiometry of C : N : P fluxes in shallow-water marine ecosystems / Stephen V. Smith -- Gradient analysis of ecosystems / Peter M. Vitousek and Pamela A. Matson -- Variance and the description of nature / Carlos M. Duarte -- Comparing tropical and temperate forests / Ariel E. Lugo and Sandra Brown -- Density-dependent positive feedbacks between consumers and their resources / Thomas S. Bianchi and Clive G. Jones. Institutional structures / James T. Callahan -- Cross-system comparisons of detritus food webs / Lars O. Hedin -- Improving use of existing data / Cathy M. Tate and Clive G. Jones -- Comparative analysis of ecosystems along gradients of urbanization : opportunities and limitations / Mark J. McDonnell and Steward T.A. Pickett -- Comparison between tropical and temperate ecosystems / Robin Welcomme and Alan R. Berkowitz -- Legitimizing cross-system comparisons in ecology / Jonathan J. Cole.