Ecology of Urban Environments

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Author(s): Kirsten M. Parris
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Mar 02, 2016
Product Number: EB00666389
Released: Apr 03, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119241157
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Provides an accessible introduction to urban ecology, using established ecological theory to identify generalities in the complexity of urban environments. -Examines the bio-physical processes of urbanization and how these influence the dynamics of urban populations, communities and ecosystems -Explores the ecology of humans in cities -Discusses practical strategies for conserving biodiversity and maintaining ecosystem services in urban environments -Includes case studies with questions to improve retention and understanding

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