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  • Wetlands Ecology and Management

    By Christina G. Siontorou, Elias Dimitriou, Dorothea Politi

    This book looks at all of the aspects involved in wetland preservation – sociology, management, economics, ecology, and technology – and provides assessment methods and implementation tools. In addition, the book discusses wetland evolution over the last century, examines the biochemistry and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Ecology and Conservation of Plovers Charadius

    Edited by Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig

    More than 30 species of plover (genus Charadrius) have provided key insights shaping theory across a wide range of ecological sub-discipline. Many of these species are also threatened because they live where human population is greatest. The editors propose to organize a group of international…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Grasslands of the World

    Diversity, Management and Conservation

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Haiying Feng, Limin Hua

    Grasslands are one of the most extensive vegetation formations worldwide, occurring in any biome from the Arctic to the tropics, from the sea coasts to the alpine zones, and both naturally and anthropogenically. This book explores the creation and use of grasslands by humans from the earliest time…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Zooplankton

    Importance in a Changing World

    Edited by Luis R. Vieira, Lucia Guilhermino, Fernando Manuel Raposo Morgado

    Provides a multidisciplinary overview of the importance of zooplankton in aquatic ecosystems based on three main core areas: Ecology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Education.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Eutrophication:

    A Global Perspective

    By Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou

    Marine eutrophication has become a critical issue in marine environmental protection and management. Eutrophication impacts are not limited only to marine ecosystems, but also affect human activities in the marine environment, such as recreation and aquaculture. The book will cover many aspects of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Environmental and Ecological Statistics

    Edited by Alan E. Gelfand, Montserrat Fuentes, Jennifer A. Hoeting, Richard Lyttleton Smith

    This handbook focuses on the enormous literature applying statistical methodology and modelling to environmental and ecological processes. The statistics community has become increasingly interdisciplinary, bringing a large collection of modern tools to all areas of application in the environmental…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Handbooks of Modern Statistical Methods

  • Nickel in Soils and Plants

    Edited by Christos Tsadilas, Jörg Rinklebe, Magdi Selim

    Nickel (Ni), the fifth common element on the earth is widespread in the environment. Recently Ni has been proved essential for normal growth of many organisms, and at the same time Ni can become toxic to organisms when high in concentration. In several parts of the world, high Ni concentrations are…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Ecological Strategies of Aquatic Insects

    By Charles W. Heckman

    This book recounts the habits of many interesting and unusual exceptions to the rule that insects are typically terrestrial forms of life. It examines the different ways that groups of species have developed modes of existence in or on the surface of water, and gives reasons why the gross…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Ecotoxicology

    Perspectives on Key Issues

    Edited by Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente Martins

    This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Evolutionary Biogeography of the Andean Region

    By Juan J. Morrone

    This book presents a regionalization of the Andean region, based on an evolutionary biogeographic approach. Aimed at anyone wishing to understand biogeographic patterns of distribution of Andean plants and animals, the book provides a comprehensive treatment of three subregions, one transition zone…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Large Carnivore Conservation and Management

    Human Dimensions

    Edited by Tasos Hovardas

    Large carnivores include iconic species such as bears, wolves and big cats. Their habitats are increasingly being shared with humans, and there is a growing number of examples of human-carnivore coexistence as well as conflict. Next to population dynamics of large carnivores, there are considerable…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Variability and Phylogeny

    By Gabriel S. Bever

    A core concept of evolutionary theory is Darwin’s prediction that the origin of derived phenotypes are accompanied by periods of increased variability. These "Zones of Variability" are transient in time and tree space. The book will establish an Extended Model of Variability by exploring how…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press

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