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by Leslie A. Real,James H. Brown


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Real, Leslie; Brown, James . 1942 Sept. 25-; Ecological Society of America. Includes bibliographical references. Part 1. Foundational papers: Defining ecology as a science, Sharon E. Kingsland ; The lake as a microcosm, Stephen A. Forbes (1887) ; The ecological relations of the vegetation on the sand dunes of Lake Michigan, Henry Chandler Cowles (1899) ; Nature and structure of the climax, Frederic E. Clements (1936) ; The individualistic concept of the Plant Association, H. A. Gleason (1926) ; The Niche-relationships of.

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specific papers were chosen. contribution as syntheses of biogeographic concepts.

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R Biek, JC Henderson, LA Waller, CE Rupprecht, LA Real. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104 (19), 7993-7998, 2007.

University of Chicago Press, 2012. A high-resolution genetic signature of demographic and spatial expansion in epizootic rabies virus. R Biek, JC Henderson, LA Waller, CE Rupprecht, LA Real.

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Assembled here for the first time in one volume are forty classic papers that have laid the foundations of modern ecology. Whether by posing new problems, demonstrating important effects, or stimulating new research, these papers have made substantial contributions to an understanding of ecological processes, and they continue to influence the field today. The papers span nearly nine decades of ecological research, from 1887 on, and are organized in six sections: foundational papers, theoretical advances, synthetic statements, methodological developments, field studies, and ecological experiments. Selections range from Connell's elegant account of experiments with barnacles to Watt's encyclopedic natural history, from a visionary exposition by Grinnell of the concept of niche to a seminal essay by Hutchinson on diversity. Six original essays by contemporary ecologists and a historian of ecology place the selections in context and discuss their continued relevance to current research. This combination of classic papers and fresh commentaries makes Foundations of Ecology both a convenient reference to papers often cited today and an essential guide to the intellectual and conceptual roots of the field. Published with the Ecological Society of America.

Comments: (7)

Unereel
As long as i have been going to school i thought that ecology and evolutionary biology were scientific in origin. Through these assays i have found that this is not the case and far from it. Druids, orgies in nature, it almost seems like a fetish rather than science. Although it is interesting to find out how these ideas actually evolved into science.
Folsa
This is a great collection of papers. Some of the papers included in this volume are not easily available online in the PDF format, nor are they available in too many libraries for loan, making this, in my opinion, a must-have for the serious ecology/evolution academic.

You get a pretty good idea of the evolution [sic] of ecological thought thanks to the way the papers have been organized, where you can literally see concepts grow, develop, gain momentum, and then either get worshiped or completely rubbished.

And the book really is well-organized. It is divided into several sections, peppered with insightful commentary that enhances the whole experience. What really makes this book such a pleasure to read, personally, is the emphasis in the first section of the book on old, descriptive ecological papers, which is a type of publication that (for better or for worse) seems to be completely missing from modern ecological discourse.

I recommend this book to academic and armchair ecologists alike.
Heraly
I purchased this book for a class that I grade for. It has been a very easy read yet very insightful.
Rose Of Winds
Book is defective. Pages of text missing. Replacement is the same.
Foxanayn
arrived faster than expected. always nice when that happens.
Kashicage
I got the Kindle version for my ecology course, but it's missing all of the commentaries on the papers. So buy the actual print version.
Kabandis
Great
Wonderful introductory text for anyone interested in the field of ecology. I found the introductory essays by modern ecologisgts very helpful.
Foundations of Ecology: Classic Papers with Commentaries download epub
Science & Mathematics
Author: Leslie A. Real,James H. Brown
ISBN: 0226705943
Category: Other
Subcategory: Science & Mathematics
Language: English
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (October 15, 1991)
Pages: 920 pages