Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 April 2005

272 Pages | 8 pp colour plates and numerous line figures


ISBN: 9780198564836

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Aquatic Food Webs

An ecosystem approach

Andrea Belgrano, Ursula M. Scharler, Jennifer Dunne, and Robert E. Ulanowicz

  • Synthesizes recent theoretical and empirical advances in food web theory
  • Organized around three major research agendas: ecosystem structure and function, food web theories, and ecosystem diversity and stability
  • Brings together two previously separate schools of food web research - classical food web theory and network analysis - to provide an overview of both qualitative and quantitative food web analyses
  • Food webs are currently a key topic in ecology, and are likely to remain so
  • Contains contributions from some of the leading names in the field

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