Ecology: An Australian Perspective
Peter Muecke Attiwill, Barbara A. Wilson
Oxford University Press, 2006 - Nature - 664 pages
Shortlisted for The BPA Print Group Best Designed Tertiary and Further Education Book in the 55th Annual APA Book Design Awards 2007.Ecology: An Australian Perspective is uniquely and wholly Australian. It is the only textbook of ecology that deals comprehensively with the ecological principles and practice of plant and animal ecology in an Australian context. New to this edition: Four new chapters on population ecology New chapter on community ecology More on the fundamental theory of ecology New structure to better fit the way ecology is taught Congratulations to author PeterAttiwill who was made a member of the Order of Australia in the recent Queen's birthday honours for "service to science, particularly in the field of forest ecology, as an academic, researcher and author."
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Part One Introduction
Ecology in Australia
1 Some significant developments in ecology
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Aboriginal abundance Acacia allele amensal animals Antechinus areas arid atmosphere biodiversity birds breeding canopy carbon chapter climate change communities competition conifers conservation dasyurid decreases density developed distribution diversity dominant Eastern Barred Bandicoot ecological ecologists ecosystems effects ENSO environment environmental estimated eucalypt example extinction factors fauna Figure fire flora forest fragmentation frequency genetic global grass grasslands grazing groups growth habitat heat herbivores impacts increase Indigenous individuals interactions kangaroos land landscape levels major mammals marsupials Montreal Protocol Murray-Darling Basin MYBP native Nino nitrogen northern Nothofagus nutrients occur open-forests organisms ozone patterns pest photosynthesis plants population predators prey production Queensland rabbit radiation rainfall rainforest range regions reproductive salinity sampling seed shrubland shrubs soil South Wales southern species studies surface survival Swamp Antechinus Tasmania taxa temperature tion trees tropical understorey vegetation Victoria Western Australia woodlands