by Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415332781
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/07/2006
Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Gordon Dickinson is a senior lecturer in Geography at the University of Glasgow and Kevin Murphy is a senior lecturer in Evolutionary and Environmental Biology at the University of Glasgow.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Ecosystems 2. How Ecosystems Work: Operational and Support Functions 3. Energy Flow and Energetics 4. Material Cycles in Ecosystems 5. Ecosystems in High Stress Environments: Meeting Environmental Challenges 6. The Role of Disturbance and Succession in Ecosystem Functioning 7. Life in a Crowd: Productive and Intermediate Ecosystems 8. Biomes: World Ecosystem Types 9. Human Impacts on Ecosystems: Humans as an Ecological Factor 10. Large Scale Impacts on Ecosystems 11. Global Environmental Change: Ecosystem Response and Biosphere Impacts

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