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  • The Biology of Disturbed Habitats
    The Biology of Disturbed Habitats (English, Paperback) Lawrence R. Walker

    This book provides the first global synthesis of the biology of disturbed habitats and offers readers both the conceptual underpinnings and practical advice required to comprehend and address the unprecedented environmental challenges facing humans.

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  • The Biology of Peatlands
    The Biology of Peatlands (English, Hardback) Hakan Rydin, John K. Jeglum

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date overview of peatland ecosystems. It examines the entire range of biota present in this habitat and considers management, conservation, and restoration issues.

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  • The Biology of Alpine Habitats
    The Biology of Alpine Habitats (English, Hardback) Laszlo Nagy, Georg Grabherr

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of alpine (mountain) habitats. As with other books in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis will be on the organisms that dominate alpine environments although global change, management and conservation aspects (including restoration) will also be considered.

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  • The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses
    The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses (English, Paperback) Peter Hogarth

    Mangroves and seagrasses form extensive and highly productive ecosystems that are biologically diverse and economically valuable. Hogarth's book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of mangroves and seagrasses.

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  • The Biology of Polar Regions
    The Biology of Polar Regions (English, Hardback) D. N. Thomas, G. E. Fogg

    There is an increased awareness of the importance of polar regions, and their vulnerability to anthropogenic derived change. This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to polar ecology. The emphasis is on the organisms that dominate these environments although pollution, conservation and experimental aspects are also considered.

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  • The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes
    The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes (English, Hardback) M. Anwar Maun

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coastal sand dunes. The emphasis in this book is on the organisms that dominate this predominantly marine environment, although pollution, conservation, management and experimental aspects are considered.

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  • The Biology of African Savannahs
    The Biology of African Savannahs (English, Paperback) Bryan Shorrocks

    Savannahs are tropical and subtropical grasslands with scattered bushes and trees, and comprise about 20% of the earth's land surface. This book looks at the major plants and animals that live in African savannahs, and details the biological and ecological factors that influence their population size, interactions and community composition.

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  • The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
    The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems (Hardback) Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen

    This book provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to Mediterranean-type ecosystems with the emphasis being on the organisms that dominate these regions although their management, conservation, and restoration will also be considered.

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  • The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
    The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems (Paperback) Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen

    This book provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to Mediterranean-type ecosystems with the emphasis being on the organisms that dominate these regions although their management, conservation, and restoration will also be considered.

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  • The Biology of Rocky Shores
    The Biology of Rocky Shores (English, Hardback) Colin Little, Gray A. Williams

    This book is about how animals and plants on rocky seashores live - how they feed, grow, reproduce and interact, and why they are found in particular places but not in others. It discusses why some shores appear so different from others, and it analyses the ways in which human influence has altered so many.

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  • The Biology of Deserts
    The Biology of Deserts (English, Hardback) David Ward

    This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology. As with other titles in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis in this book is on the organisms that dominate this harsh environment, although pollution, conservation and experimental aspects are also considered.

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  • The Biology of the Deep Ocean
    The Biology of the Deep Ocean (English, Paperback) Peter Herring

    The deep sea environment is the most extensive on our planet. Its denizens are normally unseen but whenever they are exposed to view they are regarded as bizarre aliens from a different world. This work takes a look at this apparently hostile world and explains how its inhabitants are adapted to survive and flourish within it.

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  • The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes
    The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes (English, Paperback) M. Anwar Maun

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coastal sand dunes. The emphasis in this book is on the organisms that dominate this predominantly marine environment, although pollution, conservation, management and experimental aspects are considered.

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  • The Biology of the Deep Ocean
    The Biology of the Deep Ocean (English, Hardback) Peter Herring

    The deep sea environment is the most extensive on our planet. Its denizens are normally unseen but whenever they are exposed to view they are regarded as bizarre aliens from a different world. This work takes a look at this apparently hostile world and explains how its inhabitants are adapted to survive and flourish within it.

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  • The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands
    The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands (English, Paperback) Arnold G. van der Valk

    Global wetlands range from moss-nominated arctic peatlands to seasonally-flooded tropical floodplains. Emphasizing on their universal environmental and biological features, this book is useful for those working in the field of wetland ecology. It is also suitable for students and researchers in the fields of limnology and freshwater ecology.

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  • The Biology of Deserts
    The Biology of Deserts (English, Paperback) David Ward

    This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology. As with other titles in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis in this book is on the organisms that dominate this harsh environment, although pollution, conservation and experimental aspects are also considered.

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  • The Biology of Peatlands
    The Biology of Peatlands (English, Paperback) Hakan Rydin, John R. Jeglum

    Provides an overview of peatland ecosystems. This book provides a coverage that is international, with a focus on boreal and north temperate peatlands. It exposes a older literature where a repository of natural history has accumulated. It provides a coverage of the moss genus Sphagnum, an important functional plant group in northern peatlands.

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  • The Biology of Lakes and Ponds
    The Biology of Lakes and Ponds (English, Hardback) Christer Bronmark, Lars-Anders Hansson

    Contains explanations and descriptions of adaptation, dominance, dispersal, and succession of organisms, as well as the effects of abiotic factors, predation, and competition. This work is aimed at biologists and naturalists with an interest in freshwater ecology.

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  • The Biology of Coral Reefs
    The Biology of Coral Reefs (English, Hardback) Charles R.C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The responses to modern environmental pressures, climate change, and use of their resources is also described.

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  • The Biology of Lakes and Ponds
    The Biology of Lakes and Ponds (English, Paperback) Christer Bronmark, Lars-Anders Hansson

    The Biology of Lakes and Ponds ,now in its second edition, is a valuable text for university tuition. Its lucid explanations and descriptions of adaptation, dominance, dispersal, and succession of organisms, as well as the effects of abiotic factors, predation, and competition, ensure its relevance and use to a broad audience of biologists and naturalists with an interest in freshwater ecology.

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