Advances in Ecological Research

Hardcover | February 10, 1999

byAlastair H. FitterEditorDave G. Raffaelli

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This volume contains papers highlighting the diverse interests of modern ecologists. Areas covered range from modeling terrestrial carbon exchange and storage to the relationship between animal abundance and body size. Other papers address the free-air carbon dioxide enrichment in global change research; generalist predators, interaction strength, and food web stability; delays, demography, and cycles; and spatial root segregation. This volume is essential for all ecologists.

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This volume contains papers highlighting the diverse interests of modern ecologists. Areas covered range from modeling terrestrial carbon exchange and storage to the relationship between animal abundance and body size. Other papers address the free-air carbon dioxide enrichment in global change research; generalist predators, interacti...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:February 10, 1999Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0120139286

ISBN - 13:9780120139286

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A. R. McLeod and S. P. Long,Free-air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment (FACE) in Global Change Research: A Review.Scott J. Goetz and S. D. Prince,Modeling Terrestrial Carbon Exchange and Storage: Evidence and Implications of Functional Convergence in Light Use Efficiency.Gerard P. Closs, Stephen R. Balcombe, and Michael J. Shirley,Generalist Predators, Interaction Strength, and Food Web Stability.W. S. C. Gurney, S. P. Blythe, and T. K. Stokes,Delays, Demography and Cycles: A Forensic Study.H. Jochen Schenk, Ragan M. Callaway, and Bruce E. Mahall,Spatial Root Segregation: Are Plants Territorial?Tom M. Blackburn and Kevin J. Gaston,The Relationship Between Animal Abundance and Body Size: A Review of the Mechanisms.

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PRAISE FOR THE SERIES
"Without exception the papers are well and attractively written and together constitute an important and stimulating contribution to the modern science of ecology."
-NATURE
"This series should certainly serve as an effective means of keeping abreast of the major advances in this challenging and growing field."
-PHYTOLOGIA