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Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology
Call Number: QH541 C3595 2002
Publication Date: 2002-08-01
This book covers the many biological aspects and natural cycles that influence the structure and continuation of terrestrial ecosystems. Factors such as climate, soil, and decomposition of materials are given their own chapters. The dynamics between all of these factors plus plant and animal life are included as well as a final chapter on how these ecosystems can be managed and restored. Includes a glossary, recommended reading after each chapter and a long list of references.
Call Number: SD431 D36 2001
Publication Date: 2000-10-05
Starting with information on the basics concepts and methods of forest management, this text delves into more in-depth information on analysis and valuation of forests as well as decision analysis that forest managers face. Finally looks at both a classical approach to management as well as strategic planning based on the intended goals/uses for the area in question. The end of each chapter presents situations and questions for the reader to consider as well as a list of references.
The illustrated encyclopedia of trees
Call Number: Ref QK477.2.I4 M67 2013
Broken down by family, each species of tree is given a paragraph describing its physical traits, common locations, and oftentimes information on its discovery. The author also rates each species by hardiness, whether it would be appropriate for a garden, and the quality of its wood. Additional information included concerns planting trees, including a chart of which species are best suited for particular purposes or environments, a glossary, and illustrations of leaf and shoot varieties. Many color illustrations abound.
Trees : a visual guide
Call Number: Ref QK475 R63 2008
This book contains information on all aspects of trees, from the physical and cellular structures of bark, leaves, and cones, to different types of trees and a section highlighting some particularly interesting species. The last half of the book describes the various habitats trees exist within, how trees and their products have been utilized throughout time and the issues facing their existance. Includes glossary, illustrated appendix, and true to its name, a plethora of full color photographs.
Enclosed Experimental Ecosystems and Scale
Call Number: QH541.5 C65 E53 2009
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
An excellent resource for those interested in experimentation concerning coastal environments. The design and analysis of studies are amply covered, and case studies of applied research results are included. Many illustrations throughout to provide a reference to the topics being discussed.
Guide to wetlands
Call Number: Ref QH541.5 M3 G84 2005
Opens with basic information covering what wetlands are, types of flora and fauna, and reasons for loss. The majority of this work is broken down geographically, with maps of specific continental regions and information about the specific wildlife and wetlands related issues unique to that area. Concludes with recommended places to visit and links to conservation groups around the globe.
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