The Resource The balance of nature? : ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities, Stuart L. Pimm

The balance of nature? : ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities, Stuart L. Pimm

Label
The balance of nature? : ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities
Title
The balance of nature?
Title remainder
ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities
Statement of responsibility
Stuart L. Pimm
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pimm, Stuart L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541
LC item number
.P558 1991
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH541.P558
NAL item number
1991
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biotic communities
  • Ecology
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Species diversity
  • Biocénoses
  • Biodiversité
  • Diversité des espèces
  • Écosystèmes
  • Extinction (Biologie)
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Biotic communities
  • Ecology
  • Species diversity
  • Populatiedynamica
  • Natuurbehoud
  • Biodiversiteit
  • Natureza (conservacao e manejo)
  • Écosystèmes
  • Environnement
  • Diversité biologique
  • Diversité des espèces
  • Écologie
  • Biocénoses
  • Ökologisches Gleichgewicht
  • Artenschutz
Label
The balance of nature? : ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities, Stuart L. Pimm
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-417) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why "the balance of nature"? -- Resilience -- Temporal variability and the individual species -- The effects of food-web structure -- The variability of the environment -- Nonlinear dynamics, strange attractors, and chaos -- Extinctions -- Species differences and community structure as explanations of why introductions fail -- Patterns in species composition -- Food-web structure and community persistence -- Community assembly : or, why are there so many kinds of communities? -- Small-scale experimental removals of species -- Food webs and resistance -- Changes in total density and species composition -- The consequences of introductions and extinctions -- Multispecies models and their limitations -- Conclusions and caveats
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 434 pages
Isbn
9780226668307
Lccn
91003089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)23386507
Label
The balance of nature? : ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities, Stuart L. Pimm
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-417) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why "the balance of nature"? -- Resilience -- Temporal variability and the individual species -- The effects of food-web structure -- The variability of the environment -- Nonlinear dynamics, strange attractors, and chaos -- Extinctions -- Species differences and community structure as explanations of why introductions fail -- Patterns in species composition -- Food-web structure and community persistence -- Community assembly : or, why are there so many kinds of communities? -- Small-scale experimental removals of species -- Food webs and resistance -- Changes in total density and species composition -- The consequences of introductions and extinctions -- Multispecies models and their limitations -- Conclusions and caveats
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 434 pages
Isbn
9780226668307
Lccn
91003089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)23386507

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