Global Ecology

Editor: Jorgensen, S.
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $107.94
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ISBN: 978-0-444-53626-6
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Image Count: 218
Book Status: Available
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Covers key topics in Global Ecology, such as Atmospheric impacts on the Bioshpere, energy, carbon, and climate change.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • EDITORIAL BOARD
  • Preface
  • PART A: GLOBAL ECOLOGY, THE BIOSPHERE AND ITS EVOLUTION
  • INTRODUCTION - S E Jørgensenl
  • ABIOTIC AND BIOTIC DIVERSITY IN THE BIOSPHERE - P J Geogievich
  • ANTHROPOSPHERIC AND ANTROPOGENIC IMPACT ON THE BIOSPHERE - S Pegov
  • ASTROBIOLOGY - C P McKay
  • BIOGEOCOENOSIS AS AN ELEMENTARY UNIT OF BIOGEOCHEMICAL WORK IN THE BIOSPHERE - J Puzachenko
  • BIOSPHERE. VERNADSKY'S CONCEPT - Y M Svirezhev and A Svirejva-Hopkins
  • DEFORESTRATION - A Shvidenko
  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIOSPHERIC IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR WAR - P Carl, YSvirezhev and G Stenchikov
  • EVOLUTION OF OCEANS - R Klige
  • EVOLUTION OF ‘PREY-PREDATOR’ SYSTEMS - H Matsuda
  • FUNGI AND THEIR ROLE IN THE BIOSPHERE - G M Gadd
  • GAIA HYPOTHESIS - P J Boston
  • HYDROSPHERE - Z W Kundzewicz
  • NOOSPHERE - C Jäger
  • PEDOSPHERE - V O Targulian and R W Arnold
  • PHENOMENON OF LIFE: GENERAL ASPECTS - S V Chernyshenko
  • STRUCTURE AND HISTORY OF LIFE - S V Chernyshenko
  • PART B: GLOBAL CYCLES, BALANCES AND FLOWS
  • CALCIUM CYCLE - C L De La Rocha, C J Hoff and J G Bryce
  • CARBON CYCLE - V N Bashkin and I V Priputina
  • ENERGY BALANCE - A Kleidon
  • ENERGY FLOWS IN THE BIOSPHERE - Y M Svirezhev
  • ENTROPY AND ENTROPY FLOWS IN THE BIOSPHERE - Y M Svirezhev
  • INFORMATION AND INFORMATION FLOWS IN THE BIOSPHERE - P J Georgievich
  • IRON CYCLE - K A Hunter and R Strzepek
  • MATTER AND MATTER FLOWS IN THE BIOSPHERE - S V Chernyshenko
  • MICROBIAL CYCLES - G A Zavarzin
  • NITROGEN CYCLE - P E Widdison and T P Burt
  • OXYGEN CYCLE - D J Wuebbles
  • PHOSPHORUS CYCLE - Y Liu and J Chen
  • RADIATION BALANCE AND SOLAR RADIATION SPECTRUM - I N Sokolik
  • RADIONUCLIDES: THEIR BIOCHEMICAL CYCLES AND THE IMPACTS ON THE BIOSPHERE - H N Lee
  • SULPHUR CYCLE - P A Loka Bharathi
  • WATER CYCLE - Z W Kundzewicz
  • XENOBIOTICS CYCLES - V N Bashkin
  • PART C: GLOBAL PATTERNS AND PROCESSES
  • AGRICULTURE - D Lyuri
  • MATERIAL AND METAL ECOLOGY - M A Reuter and A van Schaik
  • METHANE IN THE ATMOSPHERE - S A Pegov
  • MONITORING, OBSERVATIONS, AND REMOTE SENSING - GLOBAL DIMENSIONS - S Unninayar and L Olsen
  • OCEAN CURRENTS AND THEIR ROLE IN THE BIOSPHERE - A Ganopolski
  • PRECIPITATION PATTERN - F W Gerstengarbe and P C Werner
  • TEMPERATURE PATTERNS - l l Mokhov and A V Eliseev
  • URBANIZATION AS A GLOBAL PROCESS - A Svirejeva-Hopkins
  • WEATHERING - S Franck, C Bounama, and W von Bloh
  • PART D: CLIMATE CHANGE
  • CLIMATE CHANGE 1: SHORT-TERM DYNAMICS - G Alexandrov
  • CLIMATE CHANGE 2: LONG-TERM DYNAMICS - W von Bloh
  • CLIMATE CHANGE 3: HISTORY AND CURRENT STATE - I I Mokhov and A V Eliseev
  • COEVOLUTION OF THE BIOSPHERE AND CLIMATE - D W Schwartzman
  • GLOBAL CHANGE IMPACTS ON THE BIOSPHERE - W Cramer
  • PART E: ECOLOGICAL STOICHIOMETRY
  • ECOLOGICAL STOICHIOMETRY: OVERVIEW - R W Sterner and J J Elser
  • ECOSYSTEM PATTERNS AND PROCESSES - S A Thomas and J Cebrian
  • EVOLUTIONARY AND BIOCHEMICAL ASPECTS - A D Kay and T Vrede
  • ORGANISAL ECOPHYSIOLOGY - T Vrede and A D Kay
  • POPULATION AND COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS - J P Grover
  • TRACE ELEMENTS - A Quigg