4 edition of Tropical forest community ecology found in the catalog.
Tropical forest community ecology
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editors, Walter P. Carson, Stefan A. Schnitzer, and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.|
|Contributions||Carson, Walter P., Schnitzer, Stefan A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.R27 T74 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 517 p. :|
|Number of Pages||517|
|ISBN 10||1405118970, 1405189525|
|ISBN 10||9781405118972, 9781405189521|
|LC Control Number||2007038974|
This new edition of Whitmore's classic introduction to tropical rain forests has been comprehensively revised and updated, reflecting the changes which have taken place since it was first published in The sections on human impact have been extended to include a new global assessment of deforestation as well as details of new research on biodiversity and .
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The book itself is neatly divided into five sections (each with 3–6 chapters): (1) Large-scale patterns in tropical Tropical forest community ecology book (2) Testing theories of forest regeneration and the maintenance of species diversity; (3) Tropical forest community ecology book community ecology and trophic interactions; (4) Secondary forest succession, dynamics, and invasion; and (5) Tropical Author: Patrick Baker.
“Tropical Forest Community Ecology may turn out to be the elegy for rainforest ecology, or it may be the harbinger of things to come.
Only time will tell, but meanwhile there is much work to be done, and Tropical Forest Community Ecology provides useful directions.” (Ecology, )Format: Paperback. The book itself is neatly divided into five sections (each with 3–6 chapters): (1) Large-scale patterns in tropical communities; (2) Testing theories of forest regeneration and the maintenance of species diversity; (3) Animal community ecology and trophic interactions; (4) Secondary forest succession, dynamics, and invasion; and (5) Tropical Author: Patrick Baker.
hensive synthesis of tropical forest community ecology was necessary in order to help the field move forward. Of course, no single volume could do this. Nonetheless, this book is our attempt to make a significant contribution to the field, and to ask anew: What are the main theories in tropical ecology, and which ones are supported or refuted.
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"Containing contributions from some of the world's leading tropical ecologists this book provides a summary of the key issues in the discipline of tropical ecology.
Covers patterns of species distribution, the maintenance of species diversity, the community ecology of tropical animals, forest regeneration and conservation of tropical ecosystems. “Tropical Forest Community Ecology may turn out to be the elegy for rainforest ecology, or it may be the harbinger of things to come.
Only time will tell, but meanwhile there is much work to be done, and Tropical Forest Community Ecology provides useful directions.” (Ecology, ). Get this from a library. Tropical forest community ecology.
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Leigh, Egbert Giles, Jr. Tropical forest ecology: a view from Barro Colorado Island. Oxford University Press, New York. xvi + p. $ (cloth), ISBN: (acid-free paper); $ (paper), ISBN: (acid-free paper). In July of I arrived on Barro Colorado Island (BCI) to begin my career as a tropical biologist.
In sum, this book fills a unique and valuable niche in comparative studies of tropical rain forest ecology." Ecology"This book is logically structured, and uses a comparative approach to address the ecological differences between tropical forests.
forest, a dense growth of trees, together with other plants, covering a large area of land. The science concerned with the study, preservation, and management of forests is forestry.A forest is an ecosystem—a community of plants and animals interacting with one another and with the physical environment (see ecology).The forests of the world are classified in three general.
Tropical Ecology is an official journal of the International Society for Tropical Ecology (ISTE), established in the year The Society has membership across the world and represents scientist working in the area of tropical ecology, conservation and ecosystem management.
Tropical Ecology is devoted to all aspects of fundamental and applied. Tropical Forest Remnants provides the best information Tropical forest community ecology book to help us understand, manage, and conserve the remaining fragments. Covering geographic areas from Southeast Asia and Australia to Madagascar and the New World, this volume summarizes what is known about the ecology, management, restoration, socioeconomics, and conservation of.
Forest Community Ecology • Objectives – Overview of principles of Community Ecology • Importance to Forest Ecology & Management • “Community ecology is important in forest resource management because in attempting to favor particular species, the manager must understand the variety of interspecific interactions that will.
The astounding richness and biodiversity of tropical forests is rapidly dwindling. This has severely altered the vital biogeochemical cycles of carbon, phosphorus, nitrogen etc. and has led to the change in global climate and pristine natural ecosystems.
In this elegant book, we have defined "Tropical Forests" broadly, into five different themes: (1) tropical forest structure, synergy. TROPICAL FOREST COMMUNITY ECOLOGY Editor s W alter son Uni versity of Pittsbur gh De partment of Biological Sciences Pittsbur gh, PA USA Stef an A.
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In Tropical Forest Ecology, Egbert G. Leigh, Jr., one of the world's foremost tropical ecologists, introduces readers to the tropical forest and describes the intricate web of interdependence among the great diversity of tropical plants and ng on the tropical forest of Barro Colorado.
EricaSchwarz CARSON: “carson_c” — /5/23 — — page iii — #3 TROPICAL FOREST COMMUNITY ECOLOGY Editors Universityof Pittsburgh Departmentof BiologicalSciences Pittsburgh,PA USA zer Universityof Wisconsin–Milwaukee Departmentof BiologicalSciences Milwaukee,WI USA and. Tropical Ecology. This note utilizes an integrative approach to examine conservation, sustainability, and biodiversity of tropical ecosystems.
Topics covered includes: Tropical life zones, The rainforest and how it functions, Evolution in the tropics, Tropical plants, Tropical plant compounds and Bioprospecting, Plant-Animal Interactions, Tropical birds and mammals. After publication of the first volume of the Tropical Rain Forest, the International Journal of Mycology and Lichenology commented ``This is a welcome addition to the literature on the ecology of tropical rain forests.
The book provides a wealth of data and stimulating discussions and is of great interest to ecologists interested in tropical. TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT – Vol. V - Introduction To Tropical Ecology - M. Quesada and K. Del Claro ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Bullock, S.
H., H. Mooney, & E. Medina (eds) (). Seasonally dry tropical forest. Cambridge University Press. Journal of Tropical Ecology aims to address topics of general relevance and significance to tropical ecology. This includes sub-disciplines of ecology, such as conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, marine ecology, microbial ecology, molecular ecology, quantitative ecology, etc.
Studies in the field the field of tropical medicine, specifically where it involves ecological. About this book.
The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of 'the rain forest' as a single, uniform reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as Price Range: £ - £ Tropical Rain Forest Ecology book.
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"Tropical Ecology provides a superb introduction to the tropics. Kricher does a remarkable job at bringing together an enormous amount of information and presenting it in an accessible but rigorous way. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and certainly recommend it."John G. Blake, Biotropica "Overall, an ideal resource for a tropical ecology /5(22).
Overview. Our MRes in Tropical Forest Ecology provides high-level research training, covering the latest developments in the field. The course is the only postgraduate degree in the UK to solely focus on tropical forest ecology, while also covering the physical and biological aspects of the forest ecosystem.
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Modeled on the highly successful Foundations of Ecology, this book consists of facsimiles of papers chosen by world experts in tropical biology as the "classics" in the field. The papers are organized into sections on related topics, each.
Research in tropical forestry is confronted with the task of finding strategies to alleviate pressure on remaining forests, and techniques to enhance forest regeneration and restore abandoned lands, using productive alternatives that can be attractive to local human populations.
In addition, sustainable forestry in tropical countries must be supported by. It elucidates the topics such as climate change impacts, tropical forests and management, forest soil management, tree breeding, etc. This book is a complete guide for the detailed study of forest ecology and is highly recommended for students and academicians pursuing ecology, botany, or associated disciplines.".
Here, a multi-disciplinary approach is presented to better the understanding of tropical forest ecology, as a necessary step in developing adequate strategies for conservation and management.
The authors have long experience in both academic and practical matters related to tropical forest ecology and management. Types of tropical forest. Tropical forests are often thought of as evergreen rainforests and moist forests, however in reality only up to 60% of tropical forest is rainforest (depending on how this is defined - see maps).
The remaining tropical forests are a diversity of many different forest types including: seasonally-dry tropical forest, mangroves, tropical freshwater swamp forests (or.
Request PDF | On Dec 1,NOEL PREECE and others published Tropical Forest Community Ecology | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Tropical ecology is the study of the relationships between the biotic and abiotic components of the tropics, or the area of the Earth that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn (° N and ° S, respectively).
The tropical climate experiences hot, humid weather and rainfall year-round. While many might associate the region solely with the rainforests, the. Book chapter Full text access Chapter Five - Revisiting nutrient cycling by litterfall—Insights from 15 years of litter manipulation in old-growth lowland tropical forest Emma J.
Sayer. Title: Here Is the Tropical Rain Forest Plot: This book introduces children to the tropical rain forest and the animals that live within its wet, green world.
The book includes some of the animals such as swinging monkeys and upside-down-hanging sloths to graceful caimans and stalking jaguars/5. Tropical Community Ecology Syllabus This course focuses on the ecology and natural history of organisms and the processes that generate patterns evident at the community level.
The initial field trip, orientation walks and the overnight stay in Peñas Blancas are integrated into this course. Lecture topics are listed Size: KB. This full-color illustrated textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to all major aspects of tropical ecology.
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This full-color illustrated textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to all major aspects of tropical ecology. It explains why the world’s tropical rain forests are so universally rich in species, what factors may contribute to high species richness, how nutrient cycles affect rain forest ecology, and how ecologists investigate the complex interrelationships among flora and fauna.
This full-color illustrated textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to all major aspects of tropical ecology. It explains why the world's tropical rain forests are so universally rich in species, what factors may contribute to high species richness, how nutrient cycles affect rain forest ecology, and how ecologists investigate the complex interrelationships among flora and fauna/5(4).Authors: Denslow, J.S.; DeWalt, S.J.
Publication Year: Publication Series: Book Source: In: Carson, W.P.; Schnitzer, S.A., eds. Tropical forest community ecology Cited by: About; Contact. Ecology of the Amazon rainforest By Rhett A.
Butler April 1, Tropical rainforests across the world are highly diverse, but share several defining characteristics including climate, precipitation, canopy structure, complex symbiotic relationships, and diversity of species.