Download Aquatic functional biodiversity : an ecological and by Andrea Belgrano, Guy Woodward, Ute Jacob PDF

By Andrea Belgrano, Guy Woodward, Ute Jacob

ISBN-10: 0124170153

ISBN-13: 9780124170155

ISBN-10: 012417020X

ISBN-13: 9780124170209

Aquatic useful Biodiversity: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective presents a basic conceptual framework by way of essentially the most well-known investigators within the box for a way to hyperlink eco-evolutionary methods with useful variety to appreciate and preserve the provisioning of atmosphere providers in aquatic platforms. instead of generating one other methodological e-book, the editors and authors basically be aware of defining universal grounds, connecting conceptual frameworks and delivering examples through a extra certain dialogue of some empirical reviews and tasks, which illustrate key rules and an summary of capability destiny instructions and demanding situations which are anticipated during this interdisciplinary learn box.

Recent years have noticeable an explosion of curiosity in utilizing community ways to disentangle the connection among biodiversity, group constitution and functioning. Novel tools for version development are being constructed consistently, and glossy equipment enable for the inclusion of virtually any form of explanatory variable that may be correlated both with biodiversity or atmosphere functioning. for this reason those versions were favourite in ecology, conservation and eco-evolutionary biology. however, there is still a substantial hole on how good those ways are possible to appreciate the mechanisms on how biodiversity constrains the provisioning of atmosphere companies.

  • Defines universal theoretical grounds when it comes to terminology and conceptual issues
  • Connects concept and perform in ecology and eco-evolutionary sciences
  • Provides examples for profitable biodiversity conservation and environment provider management

Show description

Read or Download Aquatic functional biodiversity : an ecological and evolutionary perspective PDF

Similar marine biology books

Intertidal Fishes: Life in Two Worlds

Intertidal Fishes describes the fishes inhabiting the slim strip of habitat among the low and high tide marks alongside the rocky coastlines of the area. It analyzes the really expert qualities of those fishes that experience tailored to residing within the dynamic and hard area the place they're alternately uncovered to the air and submerged in water with the ebb and movement of the tides.

The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem: Environmental Forcing & Sustainable Development of Marine Resources

The Gulf of Guinea quantity is a part of a chain at the huge Marine Ecosystems. This quantity combines the most recent examine at the Gulf of Guinea from scientists operating basically within the area and from Europe. It covers the dynamics of the oceanic and coastal waters of the quarter, the main organic assets, toxins within the marine surroundings and the socio-economics and governance of marine fisheries.

The Indian Ocean Tsunami

The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is taken into account to were one of many worst ordinary mess ups in heritage, affecting twelve nations, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 individuals are believed to have misplaced their lives, virtually 50,000 have been registered as lacking and 1. 7 million humans have been displaced.

Natural enemies of terrestrial molluscs

This ebook, which includes 15 chapters, attracts jointly the on hand details at the variety of organisms that represent the usual enemies of terrestrial gastropods. In a chain of overview chapters, it presents an authoritative synthesis of present wisdom and learn for predators, parasites and pathogens.

Extra resources for Aquatic functional biodiversity : an ecological and evolutionary perspective

Sample text

4, 267e275. , 2006. An allometric vision and motion model to predict prey encounter rates. Evol. Ecol. Res. 8, 691e701. , 2005. Field metabolic rate and body size. J. Exp. Biol. 208, 1621e1625. , 2004. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: a complex adaptive systems approach. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49, 1269e1277. , 2011. Theoretical predictions for how temperature affects the dynamics of interacting herbivores and plants. Am. Nat. 178, 626e638. , 2009. Warming and resource availability shift food web structure and metabolism.

Ecol. Res. 41, 1e44. , 2011. Cross-ecosystem differences in stability and the principle of energy flux. Ecol. Lett. 14, 733e740. , 2009. Scale, heterogeneity, and the structure and diversity of ecological communities. S. ), Monographs in Population Biology. Princeton University Press, Princeton, p. 232. , 2012. Climate change-driven species’ range shifts filtered by photoperiodism. Nat. Clim. Change 2, 233e234. , 2004. Effects of body size and temperature on population growth. Am. Nat. 163, 429e441.

2001. Effects of size and temperature on metabolic rate. Science 293, 2248e2251. , 2002. Effects of size and temperature on developmental time. Nature 417, 70e73. , 2010. Ocean climate change, phytoplankton community responses, and harmful algal blooms: a formidable predictive challenge. J. Phycol. 46, 220e235. , 2012. Energetic and biomechanical constraints on animal migration distance. Ecol. Lett. 15, 104e110. , 2012. Sensing and decision-making in random search. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 12070e12074.

Download PDF sample

Aquatic functional biodiversity : an ecological and evolutionary perspective by Andrea Belgrano, Guy Woodward, Ute Jacob

by Edward

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 33 votes