Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 September 2007

336 Pages | 155 (147 Line & 8 half tone)

ISBN: 9780199213931

Bookseller Code (06)


The Ecology of Lakes and Streams

Second Edition

Winfried Lampert and Ulrich Sommer

  • Successful first edition, thoroughly revised and updated
  • Concise, readable introduction to limnoecology, placing the subject in the context of modern ecology
  • Applies evolutionary theory to an understanding of freshwater ecosystems, thereby filling a niche between traditional limnology and evolutionary ecology
  • Global examples encourage international appeal
  • New emphasis on food webs, species diversity and ecosystem functioning, climate change, conservation and management

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