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Accordingly, the selection of case studies focuses on the central European experience and is biased towards lake plankton.

Within this context, I am unaware of any other textbook that explains basic ecological principles and evolutionary oriented, ecological thinking better than this one. Shopbop Designer Ad Brands.

Some ecosystem perspectives Chapter 8including man-made alterations and threats, round off the ecological play. Ecology and Evolution 2.

Haney is at University of New Hampshire. The students and I now like this term, find it useful, and use it often. Throughout this text, interactions between organisms and populations are discussed with respect to their selective advantage or disadvantage for the players.

The Individual in its Habitat 5. Featuring recent research results and examples from a variety of international sources, Limnoecology serves as an ideal undergraduate text for courses in limnology, ecology, and aquatic biology. The authors are limnoecilogy that some of their insight gained in north-temperate lakes cannot easily be applied to tropical or ultra oligotrophic lakes; one such an example is the seasonal succession of plankton outlined early in their conceptual model Sommer et al.


Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. For permissions, please email: Lakes, Loughs and Lochs. The Great Ocean David Igler. The lengthy discussion tsreams the mechanistic theory of competition appears somewhat outdated considering that, limnoecloogy the authors concede, equilibrium conditions are rarely met in situ.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. A Guide to the Anx of the Philippines. The first edition was published in German, then translated to English, which accounts for some of the occasionally formal phrasing. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Yet, the reader does not get the impression that the various chapters have different lakkes the text is easy to read, and the style of the book is consistent, reflecting the long-standing cooperation between these two eminent scientists.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. As time went on I really warmed up to the Lampert and Sommer text.

Key ecological questions are examined in the light of the latest experimental evidence. Surprisingly, there is no hint that oscillations and chaotic fluctuations in species abundances allow the coexistence of many species depending on a limited number of resources Huisman and Weissing, Read more Read less. Winfried Lampert and Ulrich Sommer. The second English edition that is now available is not a direct translation, but an updated and extended version of the second German edition.

Microbes other than small eukaryotic algae receive little attention. Click to have a closer look. They then ask students to find the “the depth range of optimum photosynthesis”, which sounds like a well defined or mathematical concept, but is also undefined in the text.


Methods of Ecological Research; 3. Accordingly, he provides many examples of the issues of biodiversity and climate change.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He has become well known for his mechanistic, experimental approach to phytoplankton community ecology. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Limnoecology: the ecology of lakes and streams

Related articles in Google Scholar. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. His background is originally in limnology. Email alerts New issue alert. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Snippet view – Special Features of Aquatic Habitats; 4. Presently, Sommer is the leading scientist of a large German research programme investigating the shift of aquatic communities in response to the climate change.

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Limnoecology: The Ecology of Lakes and Streams

The Individual in Its Habitat; 5. Text boxes explain an key methods such as molecular analysis of bacterial diversity and quantification of selectivity in some detail. Published by Oxford University Press.

This is an excellent introduction to what is arguably Earth’s most valuable resource. Temperature, Energy and Life Andrew Clarke. He has become well known for his mechanistic, experimental approach to phytoplankton community ecology. Set up a giveaway.