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A Dictionary of Ecology (Oxford Paperback Reference)

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From acid rain, CFC's, and the greenhouse effect to the food-chain and the gene bank, Oxford's thoroughly revised Dictionary of Ecology, Second Edition provides 5,000 up-to-date entries on all aspects of ecology and the environmental sciences. Offering direct access to the most accurate and up-to-date information available, the dictionary covers a vast range of subjects, from plant and animal physiology, animal behavior, evolution, environmental pollution, and conservation to climatology, meteorology, geomorphology, and oceanography.

The Dictionary of Ecology, Second Edition, has been fully updated to incorporate developments in this rapidly evolving field, particularly in the areas of molecular ecology, conservation, and the management of habitats. Also included are biographical notes on eminent ecologists and other scientists, as well as helpful cross-references that make this volume an invaluable reference tool for students, professionals, and anyone with an interest in the natural world and our environment.

Synopsis:

From acid rain, CFC's, and the greenhouse effect to the food-chain and the gene bank, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Ecology provides 5,000 up-to-date entries on all aspects of ecology and the environmental sciences. With many entries derived from the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Natural History, it covers a vast range of subjects, from plant and animal physiology, animal behavior, evolution, environmental pollution, and conservation to climatology, meteorology, geomorphology, and oceanography. Also included are biographical notes on eminent ecologists and other scientists, as well as helpful cross-references that make this volume an invaluable reference tool for students, professionals, and anyone with an interest in the natural world and our environment.

About the Author

Michael Allaby is a well-known writer on science and the environment. He is General Editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192800787
Editor:
Allaby, Michael
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Allaby, Michael
Author:
null, Michael
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference
Publication Date:
19990128
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 illus.
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
5 x 7.6 x 1 in 0.631 lb

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"Synopsis" by , From acid rain, CFC's, and the greenhouse effect to the food-chain and the gene bank, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Ecology provides 5,000 up-to-date entries on all aspects of ecology and the environmental sciences. With many entries derived from the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Natural History, it covers a vast range of subjects, from plant and animal physiology, animal behavior, evolution, environmental pollution, and conservation to climatology, meteorology, geomorphology, and oceanography. Also included are biographical notes on eminent ecologists and other scientists, as well as helpful cross-references that make this volume an invaluable reference tool for students, professionals, and anyone with an interest in the natural world and our environment.
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