The background of ecology : concept and theory

Robert P. McIntosh

The Background of Ecology is a critical and up-to-date review of the origins and development of ecology, with emphasis on the major concepts and theories shared in the ecological traditions of plant and animal ecology, limnology, and oceanography. The work traces developments in each of these somewhat isolated areas and identifies, where possible, parallels or convergences among them. Dr McIntosh describes how ecology emerged as a science in the context of nineteenth-century natural histor

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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Antecedents of ecology
  • 2. The crystallization of ecology
  • 3. Dynamic ecology
  • 4. Quantitative community ecology
  • 5. Population ecology
  • 6. Ecosystem ecology, systems ecology, and big biology
  • 7. Theoretical approaches to ecology
  • 8. Ecology and environment
  • References
  • Name index
  • Subject index.

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書名 The background of ecology : concept and theory
著作者等 McIntosh, Robert P.
Birks H. John B.
Wiens J. A.
McIntosh Robert P.
シリーズ名 Cambridge studies in ecology
出版元 Cambridge University Press
刊行年月 1985
ページ数 xiii, 383 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0521270871
NCID BA01168970
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス