Evolutionary Ecology

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HarperCollins, 1994 - Ecology - 486 pages
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Presenting an evolutionary perspective on many areas of ecology, this book, includes new information on speciation, metapopulations, self-deceit, experimental ecology, modern comparative methods, null models, landscape ecology, macroecology, biodiversity and genetic engineering, equilibrium economics and other aspects of applied ecology.

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Contents

Definitions and Groundwork
5
Levels of Approach in Biology
11
Classical Biogeography
20
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Eric R. Pianka is Denton A. Cooley Centennial Professor of Zoology at the University of Texas, Austin. His books include "Evolutionary Ecology "(sixth edition, 2000), "The Lizard Man Speaks "(1994), and "Ecology and Natural History of Desert Lizards "(1986). Laurie J. Vitt is a George Lynn Cross Research Professor (Zoology Department) at the University of Oklahoma and Associate Director of Collections and Research at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. He is coauthor of several books, including "Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles "(second edition, 2000). Pianka and Vitt are also coeditors of "Lizard Ecology: Historical and Experimental Perspectives "(1994).

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