Description

The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the complete field of ecology, from general to applied. It includes over 500 detailed entries, structured to provide the user with complete coverage of the core knowledge, accessed as intuitively as possible, and heavily cross-referenced. Written by an international team of leading experts, this revolutionary encyclopedia will serve as a one-stop-shop to concise, stand-alone articles to be used as a point of entry for undergraduate students, or as a tool for active researchers looking for the latest information in the field. Entries cover a range of topics, including: Behavioral Ecology Ecological Processes Ecological Modeling Ecological Engineering Ecological Indicators Ecological Informatics Ecosystems Ecotoxicology Evolutionary Ecology General Ecology Global Ecology Human Ecology System Ecology

Key Features

* The first reference work to cover all aspects of ecology, from basic to applied * Over 500 concise, stand-alone articles are written by prominent leaders in the field * Article text is supported by full-color photos, drawings, tables, and other visual material * Fully indexed and cross referenced with detailed references for further study * Writing level is suited to both the expert and non-expert * Available electronically on ScienceDirect shortly upon publication

Readership

Researchers, professionals and students seeking an authoritative source of information about a particular aspect of general and applied ecology.

Details

No. of pages:
3120
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Not Applicable ISBN:
9780444520333
Electronic ISBN:
9780080914565