A Dictionary of Ecology

A Dictionary of Ecology

eBook - 1998
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This is the most comprehensive and authoritative paperback dictionary of ecology available. Including wide-ranging coverage of the environmental sciences, and now thoroughly revised for this new edition, it will be invaluable to students, professionals, and anyone with an interest in the natural world and our environment. Over 5,000 entries: Subjects include plant and animal physiology, animal behaviour, evolution, environmental pollution and conservation, climatology and meteorology, geomorphology, and oceanography. Fully updated to incorporate developments in this rapidly evolving field, particularly in the areas of molecular ecology, conservation, and the management of habitats. New entries include economic injury level, edge effect, extremophile, hot spot, intermediate disturbance hypothesis, satellite DNA, selfish herd, transfer-RNA, and xenology.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780585110400
0585110409
9780192800787
0192800787
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 440 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Allaby, Michael

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