Thrive in Ecology and Evolution

Paperback | April 18, 2013

byAlan Beeby, Ralph Beeby

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The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience.Each title encourages the reader to follow four steps to maximise their learning, with features to support this process.Step One: Review the factsThe revision guides are designed to help learning be quick and effec...

Alan Beeby was formerly Reader in Ecology at London South Bank University. He has previously published two books in ecology - Applying Ecology (Chapman and Hall, 1993) and First Ecology (with Anne-Maria Brennan) which ran to three editions (1997, 2004, 2008), first with Chapman and Hall and subsequently with OUP. Dr Beeby graduated fr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:April 18, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199644055

ISBN - 13:9780199644056

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Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of Ecology2. Evolution by Natural Selection3. The Evolving Population4. The Ecology of the Species5. Interactions Between Species6. Ecological Communities7. Ecosystem Processes8. Ecology of the Earth