Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 February 2012

360 Pages | Over 100 illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199575299

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The Biology of Disturbed Habitats

Lawrence R. Walker

Biology of Habitats Series

  • Provides the first global summary of disturbance ecology, describing both aquatic and terrestrial systems and addressing impacts on plants, animals, and microbes
  • Incorporates cutting-edge theory on the ecology of disturbance
  • Focuses on habitat-specific disturbances, with global climate change providing a background for discussing future scenarios
  • Emphasizes the critical role that humans have in augmenting disturbances and effectively restoring disturbed habitats
  • Offers practical advice on working in disturbed habitats

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