Essentials of Ecology and Environmental Science

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Aug 1, 2007 - Ecology - 536 pages
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Contents

DEFINITION SCOPE AND HISTORY
1
Models in Ecology
7
Ecology and Ethology
13
CHAPTER
15
Gaia Hypothesis
20
ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATIONS 3247
32
Zonal Structure of the Earth
69
HYDROSPHERE
94
Review Questions
231
WATER FORESTS
232
ECOLOGY OF POPULATIONS 265282
265
Population Dispersal
273
Population Projections
279
Classification of a Community
285
Community Succession
291
Communities of the Past
297

Eutrophication of Lakes
103
Introduction
128
BIOGEOCHEMICAL AND NUTRIENT CYCLES
148
Sulphur Cycle
155
Suggested Further Readings
161
Light Radiation
167
Ecological Optima
173
Competitive Exclusion Principle
179
BiodiversityHot Spots
197
164
203
Main Players in CBD 20 9
209
Review Questions
216
Marine Resources
225
Introduction
331
AIR POLLUTION
346
Effects of Air Pollution
355
Indoor Air Pollution
361
Industrial Water Pollution
367
CHAPTER 24
376
Glossary
443
ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTIONS
476
Global Environmental Agreements
482
Institutions of Climate Change
492
Environmental LawsActs
498
Environmental Movements in India
505
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