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Title Trophic cascades : predators, prey, and the changing dynamics of nature / edited by John Terborgh and James A. Estes

Publ Info Washington [DC] : Island Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  QL758 .T76 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QL758 .T76 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-443) and index
Contents Trophic cascades : what they are, how they work, and why they matter / John Terborgh, Robert D. Holt, and James A. Estes -- Food chain dynamics and trophic cascades in intertidal habitats / Robert T. Paine -- Some effects of apex predators in higher-latitude coastal oceans / James A .Estes, Charles H. Peterson, and Robert S. Steneck -- Trophic cascades in lakes : lessons and prospects / Stephen R. Carpenter ... [et al.] -- Prey release, trophic cascades, and phase shifts in tropical nearshore ecosystems / Stuart A. Sandin, Sheila M. Walsh, and Jeremy B.C. Jackson -- Trophic cascades in open ocean ecosystems / Tim Essington -- The role of herbivores in terrestrial trophic cascades / Robert J. Marquis -- Propagation of trophic cascades via multiple pathways in tropical forests / John Terborgh and Kenneth Feeley -- Large predators, deer, and trophic cascades in boreal and temperate ecosystems / William J. Ripple, Thomas P. Rooney, and Robert L. Beschta -- Islands as tests of the green world hypothesis / Lauri Oksanen ... [et al.] -- Trophic cascades on islands / Thomas W. Schoener and David A. Spiller -- Trophic cascades, aboveground-belowground linkages, and ecosystem functioning / David A. Wardle -- Ecological and conservation implications of mesopredator release / Justin S. Brashares ... [et al.] -- Fear-mediated food webs / Joel Berger -- Trophic cascades in African savanna : Serengeti as a case study / A.R.E. Sinclair ... [et al.] -- Consumer control by megafauna and fire / William Bond -- Alternative states in ecosystems / Marten Scheffer -- Theoretical perspectives on trophic cascades : current trends and future directions / Robert D. Holt, Ricardo M. Holdo, and F.J. Frank van Veen -- Comparing trophic cascades across ecosystems / Jonathan B. Shurin, Russell W. Markel, and Blake Matthews -- Conservation relevance of ecological cascades / Michael E. Soulé -- Conclusion : our trophically degraded planet / John Terborgh and James A. Estes
LC subject Predation (Biology)
Predatory animals -- Ecology
Keystone species
Add Author Terborgh, John, 1936-
Estes, J. A. (James A.), 1945-
ISBN 9781597264860 (cloth : alk. paper)
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