Description

This thematic volume represents an important and exciting benchmark in the study of integrative ecology, synthesizing and showcasing current research and highlighting future directions for the development of the field.

Key Features

Updates and informs the reader on the latest research findings
Written by leading experts in the field
Highlights areas for future investigation

Readership

Ecologists, environmentalists, terrestrial ecologists

Table of Contents

  1. HUTCHINSON REVERSED - WHY THERE HAVE TO BE SO MANY SPECIES
  2. Helmut Hillebrand, Robert Ptacnik, and Stefanie D. Moorthi

  3. Using micrscopic organisms as model systems for testing general ecological theory
  4. Julia Reiss, Fernanda Cássio, Jack Forster, Andrew Hirst, Cláudia Pascoal and Rebecca Stewart

  5. Systems Biology for Ecology: From Molecules to Ecosystems
  6. Paul Hurd, Guy Woodward, Mark Trimmer, Kevin Purdy

  7. Assessing the contribution of micro-organisms and macrofauna to biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in freshwater microcosms
  8. Julia Reiss; Rosemary A. Bailey, Guy Woodward, Fernanda Cássio and Cláudia Pascoal

  9. Environmental warming and biodiversity-ecosystem functioning in freshwater microcosms: partitioning the effects of species identity, richness and metabolism
  10. Daniel M. Perkins, Brendan G. McKie, Bjorn Malmqvist, Steven G. Gilmour, Julia Reiss and Guy Woodward

  11. Individual-Based Food Webs: Species Identity, Body Size and Sampling Effects
  12. Guy Woodward, Julia Blanchard, Rasmus B. Lauridsen, Francois K. Edwards, J. Iwan Jones, David Figueroa, Philip H. Warren and Owen l. Petchey

  13. The Temperature Dependence of the Carbon Cycle in Aquatic Ecosystems

Gabriel Yvon-Durocher, Andrew P. Allen, José M. Montoya, Mark Trimmer, and Guy Woodward

Details

No. of pages:
348
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123850058
Electronic ISBN:
9780123850065