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Published: 03 February 2020

744 Pages

ISBN: 9781605359212

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Fifth Edition

William D. Bowman and Sally D. Hacker

Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press

The bestselling textbook for undergraduate ecology courses, Ecology is an easy-to-read and well-organized text for instructors and students to explore the basics of the field. Bowman and Hacker motivate students with an engaging case study-driven, conceptual approach that highlights relevant applications and data-driven examples. The new fifth edition is available in a dynamic and interactive Enhanced eBook at an affordable price.

New to this Edition:

  • New media in an Enhanced eBook that makes Ecology's online resources more accessible to students, including:
  • - Fifteen new Case Study Videos, narrated by the author, that bring stories and applications to life
  • - New Self-Assessment questions at the end of each major section that provide students with immediate feedback, facilitating participation, and increasing retention of key concepts
  • - Sequenced Images that allow students to work through complex figures step-by-step
  • New learning objectives aimed at helping students understand the most important takeaways from each chapter
  • An enlivened art program
  • Carefully updated examples and chapter content to reflect changes in the field, including enhanced coverage of anthropogenic environmental change, marine ecology, and microbial examples
  • Reorganization of the population biology chapters to better represent how and why populations vary in space and time

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