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Fourth Edition


William D. Bowman, Sally D. Hacker, Michael L. Cain

May 2018

An easy-to-read text, with an emphasis on quantitative and problem-solving skills

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Lakes: A Very Short Introduction


Warwick F. Vincent

January 2018

Very Short Introductions

Ranging from vast inland seas to hydro-reservoirs, lakes are unique, complex, ecosystems. Warwick Vincent introduces lake science, or limnology, and the importance of protecting and sustaining these vitally important living resources. He explains the impact of factors such as climate, seasons, salinity, and sedimentation on lake biodiversity.

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Applied Ecology: Monitoring, managing, and conserving


Anne Goodenough, Adam Hart

April 2017

The most application-focused account of the conservation, monitoring, and management of species and habitats, which links back to the ecological theory underpinning the practice.

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An Introduction to Molecular Ecology

Third Edition


Graham Rowe, Michael Sweet, Trevor Beebee

March 2017

The only text combining theoretical concepts with practice-driven examples to showcase the latest molecular and genomic techniques and their impact on the study of ecology.

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Fifth Edition


Mark V. Lomolino, Brett R. Riddle, Robert J. Whittaker

October 2016

Roots the patterns of biological diversity within a geographic context. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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An Introduction to Conservation Biology


Richard B. Primack, Anna Sher

May 2016

An exciting new conservation biology textbook that combines readability with depth and coverage. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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The Biology of African Savannahs

Second Edition


Bryan Shorrocks, William Bates

November 2014

Biology of Habitats Series

This is a comprehensive update of this popular and practical introduction to savannah ecology, examining a range of ecological issues including population regulation, species interactions, food webs, biodiversity and conservation.

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Essentials of Conservation Biology

Sixth Edition


Richard B. Primack

May 2014

Combines theory and applied and basic research to explain the connections between conservation biology and ecology. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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The Biology of Peatlands, 2e

Second Edition


HÃ¥kan Rydin, John K. Jeglum

July 2013

Biology of Habitats Series

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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Climate: A Very Short Introduction


Mark Maslin

June 2013

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, Mark Maslin looks at all aspects of climate, from the physical and chemical factors that drive it and how climate differs from weather, to how climate has affected human settlements and the cyclic features of it. He ends with a look at climate change and our current approaches to solving it.

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Ecology of Aquatic Management

Second Edition


Christopher Frid, Michael Dobson

June 2013

Ecology of Aquatic Management explores current exploitation practices, the ecological basis and consequences of that exploitation, and means of sustainable management of marine and freshwater systems.

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Primate Ecology and Conservation


Eleanor Sterling, Nora Bynum, Mary Blair

April 2013

Techniques in Ecology & Conservation

This practical volume brings together a group of distinguished primate researchers to synthesize field, r s3ratory, and conservation management techniques for primate ecology and conservation.

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Thrive in Ecology and Evolution


Alan Beeby, Ralph Beeby

February 2013

Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

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Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution


Martin Stevens

February 2013

This is the first modern textbook of sensory ecology. It provides an introduction to the key ideas, theories, and examples, describes how sensory systems work, and explores the links between the senses, animal signals, behaviour, and evolution. The book also tackles mechanistic and functional questions, integrating theoretical and empirical work.

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A Primer of Ecological Statistics

Second Edition


Nicholas J. Gotelli, Aaron M. Ellison

November 2012

Explains fundamental material in probability theory, experimental design, and parameter estimation for ecologists and environmental scientists. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Community Ecology


Gary G. Mittelbach

June 2012

Broad coverage of ecological concepts at the community level. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Processes in Microbial Ecology


David L. Kirchman

February 2012

Microbial ecology is the study of interactions among microbes in natural environments and their roles in biogeochemical cycles, food web dynamics, and the evolution of life. This book presents the basic principles of microbial ecology using examples from aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial ecosystems.

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Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts

Second Edition


Michel J Kaiser, Martin J Attrill, Simon Jennings, David N Thomas, David K. A. Barnes, Andrew S. Brierley, Jan G. Hiddink, Hermanni Kaartokallio, Nicholas V. C. Polunin, David G. Raffaelli

July 2011

Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts offers a carefully balanced and stimulating survey of marine ecology, introducing the key processes and systems from which the marine environment is formed, and the issues and challenges which surround its future conservation.

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Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity, and Conservation


Jaboury Ghazoul, Douglas Sheil

May 2010

This is a comprehensive, attractive, and readable introduction to tropical rain forest ecology, biogeography, and management. It tackles the subject at local, regional, and global scales, and is both up-to-date and fully integrated across disciplines.

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The Biology of Rocky Shores

Second Edition


Colin Little, Gray A. Williams, Cynthia D. Trowbridge

March 2009

Biology of Habitats Series

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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