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Thrive in Ecology and Evolution

Alan Beeby and Ralph Beeby

February 2013

ISBN: 9780199644056

232 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

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Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

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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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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.

  • An exciting series of bioscience revision guides, written to help students achieve exam success.
  • Written by a group of highly-experienced educators to give students the best possible support during their learning and exam preparation.
  • Succinct writing style and clear, bulleted presentation make the material presented quick and easy to assimilate.
  • Carefully-developed artwork supports visual learners, and reinforces key points made in the text.
  • Extensive support for active learning - through in-text questions, and flashcard glossary and multiple-choice question apps - enable students to check their learning as they proceed.

About the Author(s)

Alan Beeby, Formerly Reader in Ecology at London South Bank University., and Ralph Beeby, Postdoctoral researcher at Kings College, London.

Alan Beeby was formerly Reader in Ecology at London South Bank University. He has previously published two books in ecology - Applying Ecology (Chapman & Hall, 1993) and First Ecology (with Anne-Maria Brennan) which ran to three editions (1997, 2004, 2008), first with Chapman & Hall and subsequently with OUP. Dr Beeby graduated from the University of Salford with a combined honours degree in Zoology, Quaternary Biogeography and Geomorphology. His PhD at the University of Leicester was on lead in the ecology of roadside verges (1978).

Ralph Beeby is a postdoctoral researcher at Kings College, London, having previously completed a PhD with the Space and Atmospheric Physics group at Imperial College London on the absorption spectrum of atmospheric water vapour and its contribution to the greenhouse effect. He graduated in 2007 from Imperial College with an MSci (Hons) in Physics. His research interests include Fourier transform spectroscopy of greenhouse gases and their modelling and validation in climate change predictions.

Table of Contents

    1: Fundamentals of Ecology
    2: Evolution by Natural Selection
    3: The Evolving Population
    4: The Ecology of the Species
    5: Interactions Between Species
    6: Ecological Communities
    7: Ecosystem Processes
    8: Ecology of the Earth

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