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Nonequilibrium Ecology


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Januar 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Presents evidence to contradict the assumption of the 'balance of nature'.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Concepts and problems; 2. Nonequilibrium in communities; 3. Interspecific competition: definition and effects on species; 4. Interspecific competition: effects in communities and conclusion; 5. Non-competitive mechanisms responsible for niche restriction and segregation; 6. Patterns over evolutionary time, present mass-extinctions; 7. Some detailed examples at the population/metapopulation level; 8. Some detailed examples at the community level; 9. Some detailed biogeographical/macroecological patterns; 10. An autecological comparison: the ecology of aspidogastrea; 11. What explains the differences found? A summary, and prospects for an ecology of the future; acknowledgments; References.

Portrait

Klaus Rohde is Professor Emeritus at the University of New England, Australia.

Pressestimmen

Nonequilibrium Ecology is a useful compilation of facts, theories, and opinions related to the competition debate..." Franz J. Weissing, Ecology
EAN: 9780521854344
ISBN: 0521854342
Untertitel: 'Ecology, Biodiversity and Cons'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 223 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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