Ecology: Concepts and Applications

9780071122535: Ecology: Concepts and Applications

This introductory ecology text places strong emphasis upon helping students grasp the main concepts of the topic without becoming inundated with detail. It features a number of examples of actual research projects conducted in the field of ecology.

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Unique art program that uses captions within the illustration to explain the process. The key information is integral to the concept, rather than contained in a standard figure legend.
Chapter 18 on Landscape Ecology not available in any other ecology textbook.
Numerous Learning aids such as chapter concepts, evidence (research results) sections, applications and tools sections, chapter summary, review questions, list of readings, references.
True "Concepts" orientation with each chapter being built around one or two key concepts. Includes many examples drawn from the natural history of organisms.
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Addition of three new chapters to the text (7,8 and 12).
Text and art are completely four-color.
Includes classical studies along with contemporary examples to show the scientific method is valid and that research is still incomplete.
Molles is correlated to the new edition of Cox's Laboratory Manual of General Ecology.
New to this edition is a content-rich Online Learning Center featuring instructor and student support materials, including quizzing, online images from the text, an instructor's manual, and much more.

About the Author:

Manuel Molles received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He currently teaches at the University of New Mexico and is also Curator of Fishes and Aquatic Invertebrates. Dr. Molles has written and co-authored a number of publications on various ecology topics throughout his career, many of which he has presented at national and international conferences. Additionally, Dr. Molles was a Fulbright Scholar in Portugal.

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