Integration Of Ecosystem Theories: A Pattern by Sven Erik JorgensenIntegration Of Ecosystem Theories: A Pattern by Sven Erik Jorgensen

Integration Of Ecosystem Theories: A Pattern

bySven Erik Jorgensen

Paperback | October 18, 2012

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The book is the first to combine existing (and different) ecosystem theories into an integral pattern, which shows that systems ecology can offer a full theoretical pattern. This may be of importance for development of ecology, ecosystem theory and environmental science. The holistic view is required to solve global problems.
Title:Integration Of Ecosystem Theories: A PatternFormat:PaperbackDimensions:383 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.01 inPublished:October 18, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401051879

ISBN - 13:9789401051873

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Recent Trends in Science. 2. Do We Need a New, Holistic Ecology? 3. Models in Ecology. 4. Energy and Ecology. 5. Entropy and Ecology. 6. Exergy and Ecology. 7. Network and Hierarchial Concepts of Eco-Systems. 8. Utility Theory, Indirect Effect and Ascendency. 9. Catastrophe Theory and Ecology. 10. Chaos, Fractals and Ecology. 11. Dynamic of Ecosystems. 12. A Tentative Pattern of Ecosystem Theories. 13. Epilogue. 14. Appendix 1. Definitions of Concepts. 15. References. Index.