Toward a Unified Ecology

Toward a Unified Ecology

by Timothy Allen, Thomas Hoekstra

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231168892
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/23/2015
Series: Complexity in Ecological Systems Series
Edition description: second edition
Pages: 504
Sales rank: 880,367
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Timothy F. H. Allen is professor emeritus of botany at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Thomas W. Hoekstra is director of Sustainability International in Loveland, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Principles of Ecological Integration
2. The Landscape Criterion
3. The Ecosystem Criterion
4. The Community Criterion
5. The Organism Criterion
6. The Population Criterion
7. The Biome and Biosphere Criteria
8. Narratives for Complexity
9. Management of Ecological Systems
10. A Unified Approach to Basic Research
Conclusion
Notes
References
Index

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