Integrative Ecology: Volume 43
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Integrative Ecology: Volume 43 : From Molecules to Ecosystems

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 348 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 22mm | 662.24g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 43rd edition
  • 0123850053
  • 9780123850058

Table of contents

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

Using micrscopic organisms as model systems for testing general ecological theory
Julia Reiss, Fernanda Cassio, Jack Forster, Andrew Hirst, Claudia Pascoal and Rebecca Stewart

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

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

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

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

The Temperature Dependence of the Carbon Cycle in Aquatic Ecosystems

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

Guy Woodward is Professor of Ecology in the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London and Series Editor for Advances in Ecological Research. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, including recent papers in Nature, Science and Nature Climate Change, with a strong emphasis on understanding and predicting how aquatic ecosystems and food webs respond to a wide range of biotic and abiotic stressors, including climate change, chemical pollution, habitat degradation and invasive species. Much of this work covers multiple scales in space and time and also a range of organisational levels - from genes to ecosystems. His research group and ongoing collaborations span the natural and social sciences, reflecting the need for multidisciplinary approaches for addressing the environmental challenges of the 21st Century.
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