ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY

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Essentials Of Ecology

Author : Colin R. Townsend
ISBN : 1405103280
Genre : Science
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Essentials of Ecology presents introductory ecology in an accessible, state–of–the–art format designed to cultivate the novice student′s understanding of, and fascination with, the natural world. In a concise, engaging style, this text outlines the essential principles of ecology from the theoretical fundamentals to their practical applications. Full color artwork, simple pedagogical features and a wide range of timely examples make this book an ideal introduction to ecology for students at all levels. The second edition of this successful text provides expanded coverage and over 400 references including 100 new examples reflecting the vibrancy of the field. More than a simple update, the new edition also features new artwork http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/townsend/Images.htm, an enhanced design, and additional integrated applications to make Essentials of Ecology up–to–date and relevant. Outstanding features of the second edition of Essentials of Ecology include: ∗ Dedicated website – study resources and web research questions provide students and instructors with an enhanced, interactive experience of the book www.blackwellpublishing.com/townsend ∗ Key Concepts – summarized at the beginning of each chapter ∗ Unanswered questions – highlighted throughout, emphasizing that in ecology, as in any science, we have much left to learn ∗ History boxes – outlining key landmarks in the development of ecology ∗ Quantitative boxes – allowing mathematical aspects of ecology to be explained thoroughly without interrupting the flow of the text ∗ Topical ECOncerns boxes – highlighting ethical, social and political questions in ecology ∗ Review questions – included at the end of each chapter
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Essentials Of Ecology

Author : G. Miller
ISBN : 9780495557951
Genre : Science
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G. Tyler Miller's worldwide bestsellers have evolved right along with the changing needs of your diverse student population. Focused specifically on energizing and engaging all your students, Miller and new coauthor Scott Spoolman have been at work scrutinizing every line--enhancing, clarifying, and streamlining to reduce word density as well as updating with the very latest environmental news and research. The resulting texts are shorter, clearer, and so engaging that your students will actually want to read their assignments. The ideal alternative to ecology texts that tend to be too difficult for non-majors, this succinct 11-chapter, full-color textbook covers scientific principles and concepts, ecosystems, evolution, biodiversity, population ecology, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Kologie

Author : Colin R. Townsend
ISBN : 9783662440780
Genre : Science
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Diese Softcover-Ausgabe, die ein unveränderter Nachdruck der 2. Auflage (2009) ist, hält das nachgefragte Lehrbuch weiterhin verfügbar. Moderne Ökologie von A bis Z Das renommierte Autorenteam Townsend, Begon und Harper konzentriert sich in diesem Lehrbuch auf die wesentlichen Zusammenhänge in der Ökologie. In anschaulicher, durchgehend vierfarbig gestalteter und leicht verständlicher Form wird ein ausgewogener Überblick vermittelt, der die terrestrische und aquatische Ökologie gleichermaßen berücksichtigt. Für den Praxisbezug wurde großes Gewicht auf die angewandten Aspekte gelegt. Zahlreiche didaktische Elemente und großzügige, farbige Illustrationen erleichtern den Zugang. Es gibt Schlüsselkonzepte am Kapitelanfang, "Fenster" für historische Einschübe, mathematische Hintergründe und ethische Fragen, Zusammenfassungen und Fragen am Kapitelende. Neu in dieser Auflage ist ein eigenes Kapitel zur Evolutionsökologie. Alle anderen Kapitel – insbesondere die zu den angewandte Aspekten – wurden intensiv überarbeitet und hunderte neue Beispiele aufgenommen. Klar und einfach erklärt in diesem Buch.
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Kologie

Author : Colin R. Townsend
ISBN : 9783662090480
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In anschaulicher, farbig gestalteter und leicht verständlicher Form vermittelt das renommierte Autorenteam einen Überblick über die wesentlichen Themen der terrestrischen und aquatischen Ökologie. Dabei gehen sie auf die Vielfalt der Organismentypen ein und legen großes Gewicht auf angewandte Aspekte. Das Buch eignet sich besonders für den Einstieg in das Gebiet und unterstützt Leser mit didaktischen Elementen: „Fenster" für historische Einschübe und mathematische Hintergründe, ethische Fragen als Denkanstöße, Zusammenfassungen sowie Quiz-Fragen.
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Kologie

Author : Colin R. Townsend
ISBN : 9783540958970
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Das renommierte Autorenteam konzentriert sich in dem Lehrbuch auf die wesentlichen Zusammenhänge in der Ökologie. Anschaulich und in leicht verständlicher Form vermitteln sie einen ausgewogenen Überblick, in der die terrestrische und aquatische Ökologie gleichermaßen berücksichtigt wird. Für den Praxisbezug legen sie großes Gewicht auf die angewandten Aspekte. Alle Kapitel wurden für die Neuauflage intensiv überarbeitet und um Hunderte neuer Beispiele ergänzt. Neu hinzugefügt wurde ein eigenes Kapitel zur Evolutionsökologie.
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Essentials Of Ecology

Author : G. Tyler Miller
ISBN : 9781285982755
Genre : Science
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“Inspiring people to care about the planet.” In the new edition of ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to equip students with the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a difference solving today’s environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers, and features over 100 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as the integrating theme, ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY 7e, covers scientific principles and concepts, ecosystems, evolution, biodiversity, population ecology, and more. In addition to the integration of new and engaging National Geographic content, every chapter has been thoroughly updated and 6 new Core Case Studies offer current examples of environmental problems and scenarios for potential solutions. The concept-centered approach used in the text transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be and their important role in shaping it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Essentials Of Ecology

Author : George Tyler Miller
ISBN : 049512544X
Genre : Science
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G. Tyler Miller's worldwide bestsellers have evolved right along with the changing needs of your diverse student population. Focused specifically on energizing and engaging all your students, Miller and new contributor Scott Spoolman have been at work scrutinizing every line--enhancing, clarifying, and streamlining to reduce word density as well as updating with the very latest environmental news and research. The resulting texts are shorter, clearer, and so engaging that your students will actually want to read their assignments. The ideal alternative to ecology texts that tend to be too difficult for non-majors, this succinct 13-chapter, full-color textbook covers scientific principles and concepts, ecosystems, evolution, biodiversity, population ecology, and more. New to this edition for instructors is PowerLecture, a one-stop shop for lecture prep that includes everything you need to create dynamic lectures all in one place.
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Essentials Of Ecology

Author : Michael Begon
ISBN : 0470909137
Genre : Science
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Essentials of Ecology presents introductory ecology in an accessible, state-of-the-art format designed to cultivate the novice student's understanding of, and fascination with, the natural world. This new edition has been updated throughout, with new, full-color illustrations, and comes with an accompanying website with downloadable illustrations, multiple-choice questions, and interactive models.
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Essentials Of Ecology

Author : Colin R. Townsend
ISBN : 9781444305340
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