9780321068798

Ecology : The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance: Hands-on Field Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321068798

  • ISBN 10:

    0321068793

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This best-selling majors ecology book continues to present ecology as a series of problems for readers to critically analyze. No other text presents analytical, quantitative, and statistical ecological information in an equally accessible style. Reflecting the way ecologists actually practice, the book emphasizes the role of experiments in testing ecological ideas and discusses many contemporary and controversial problems related to distribution and abundance. Throughout the book, Krebs thoroughly explains the application of mathematical concepts in ecology while reinforcing these concepts with research references, examples, and interesting end-of-chapter review questions. Thoroughly updated with new examples and references, the book now features a new full-color design and is accompanied by an art CD-ROM for instructors. The field package also includesThe Ecology Action Guide , a guide that encourages readers to be environmentally responsible citizens, and a subscription toThe Ecology Place (www.ecologyplace.com), a web site and CD-ROM that enables users to become virtual field ecologists by performing experiments such as estimating the number of mice on an imaginary island or restoring prairie land in Iowa. For college instructors and students.

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