Essentials of Ecology / Edition 5

Essentials of Ecology / Edition 5

by G. Tyler Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495557951

ISBN-13: 9780495557951

Pub. Date: 09/25/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Miller (Earth Education and Research) introduces basic ecological concepts in this book/CD-ROM text containing the first 13 chapters of the 14th edition of his longer text, Living in the Environment. This third edition is divided into parts on major environmental problems, basic science and principles of ecology, and biodiversity. Each chapter begins with a brief case…  See more details below

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Miller (Earth Education and Research) introduces basic ecological concepts in this book/CD-ROM text containing the first 13 chapters of the 14th edition of his longer text, Living in the Environment. This third edition is divided into parts on major environmental problems, basic science and principles of ecology, and biodiversity. Each chapter begins with a brief case study, and other case studies are found throughout the text. Other learning features are key terms, critical thinking and review questions, and summaries. The art program offers numerous color explanatory diagrams and photos, and the accompanying CD-ROM contains concept summaries and animations. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495557951
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/25/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: HUMANS AND SUSTAINABILITY: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability. PART II: SCIENCE, ECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES, AND SUSTAINABILITY. 2. Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems. 3. Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work? 4. Biodiversity and Evolution. 5. Biodiversity, Species Interactions, and Population Control. 6. The Human Population and Its Impact. 7. Climate and Biodiversity. 8. Aquatic Biodiversity. PART III: SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY. 9. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach. 10. Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach. 11. Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity.

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