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General Ecology - Outline of contemporary ecology for university students

This book is written to meet the need for a concise textbook of ecology, and it is addressed to university students without special biological knowledge. The book describes the basic features of the modern ecology. Examples of topics are: energy flows in food chains and ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, population growth and regulation, species diversity and ecological succession. Additionally, the structure and function of three important types of ecosystems are addressed, namely the seas, the lakes and the forests. The text is supported everywhere by instructional drawings. The book deals not particularly with pollution and environmental problems, which in many people’s consciousness is almost synonymous with ecology, but touches on many such topics and provides the foundation for a... Show More
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