Description

Advances in Ecological Research is one of the most successful series in the highly competitive field of ecology. Each volume publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting ecology as widely as in the past, to include all material that contributes to our understanding of the field. Topics in this invaluable series include the physiology, populations, and communities of plants and animals, as well as landscape and ecosystem ecology.

Key Features

  • Topical and important reviews
  • Interpreting ecology as widely as in the past, to include all material that contributes to our understanding of the field
  • Topics include the physiology, populations, and communities of plants and animals, as well as landscape and ecosystem ecology

Readership

Ecologists, environmentalists

Table of Contents

Series Page

ADVANCES IN ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH

Contributors

Preface: Editorial Commentary: Monitoring, Manipulation and Modelling of Ecological Responses to Global Change in Multispecies Systems

References

Chapter One. Ecosystems and Their Services in a Changing World: An Ecological Perspective

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 The Changing Concept of the Ecosystem

3 Putting the System Back in Ecosystem: Systems Analysis, Stocks and Flows

4 Issues of Scale

5 Extending Ecosystem Science

6 Conclusions

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Two. Mesocosm Experiments as a Tool for Ecological Climate-Change Research

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Mesocosm Approaches in Different Habitats

3 What Do We Know So Far: Generalities or Idiosyncratic Effects?

4 Future Directions

5 Conclusions

Acknowledgments

Appendix 1 Photographic Credits for Fig. 1

Appendix 2 Literature Search for Database Construction

Appendix 3 Construction of the Database

Appendix 4 Analysis of the Database

Appendix 5 Database

Appendix 6 List of Papers Used to Construct the Database

References (Note: See Appendix 6 for Publications that are included in the Database)

Chapter Three. Quantifying the Biodiversity Value of Repeatedly Logged Rainforests: Gradient and Comparative Approaches from Borneo

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Materials and Methods

3 Results

4 Discussion

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Four. Habitat Isolation Reduces the Temporal Stability of Island Ecosystems in the Face of Flood Disturbance

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Materials and Methods

3 Results

4 Discussion

5 Conclusion

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Five. Increased Stre

Details

No. of pages:
440
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780124172104
Print ISBN:
9780124171992

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