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Title The ecology of place : contributions of place-based research to ecological understanding / edited by Ian Billick and Mary V. Price

Publ Info Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  QH541.2 .E252 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  QH541.2 .E252 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 464 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note "Papers of the scientific symposium to celebrate the 75th birthday of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory"--CIP data
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The ecology of place / Mary V. Price and Ian Billick -- The imprint of place on ecology and ecologists / Mary V. Price and Ian Billick -- The role of place in the history of ecology / Sharon Kingsland -- Leopold's legacy: an ecology of place / Don Waller and Susan Flader -- The idiosyncrasy of place: challenges and opportunities / Ian Billick and Mary V. Price -- Ecological invariance and the search for generality in ecology / H. Ronald Pulliam and Nickolas M. Waser -- Convergence and divergence in mediterranean-climate ecosystems: what we can learn by comparing similar places / Philip W. Rundel -- Ecological insights into the causes of an adaptive radiation from long-term field studies of Darwin's finches / Peter Grant and Rosemary Grant -- Individual fitness, social behavior, and population dynamics of yellow-bellied marmots / Kenneth B. Armitage -- The Aleutian archipelago: addressing the functional importance of carnivory through variation in space and time / James A. Estes -- Building an understanding of place / Mary V. Price and Ian Billick -- Understanding the role of predation in open systems: the value of place-based research / Barbara L. Peckarsky, J. David Allan, Brad W. Taylor, and Angus R. Mcintosh -- The ecology of place in oak forests: progressive integration of pairwise interactions into webs / Richard S. Ostfeld and Clive G. Jones -- A sense of place: Tatoosh / Robert T. Paine, J. Timothy Wootton, and Catherine A. Pfister -- The ecology of place and natural resource management / Charles G. Curtin -- The interaction between local and general understanding / Mary V. Price and Ian Billick -- Case studies and ecological understanding / Charles J. Krebs -- Responsive science: the interplay of theory, observation, and experiment in long-term, place-based research / Svata M. Louda and Leon G. Higley -- To know a tropical forest: what mechanisms maintain high tree diversity on Barro Colorado Island, Panama? / Stephen P. Hubbell -- Building the capacity for place-based research / Ian Billick and Mary V. Price -- The model ecosystem as a paradigm of place-based research: the intersection of geology, ecology, and economics at the Mclaughlin Reserve / Paul Aigner and Cathy Koehler -- Managing place-based data: the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory as a case study / Ian Billick -- Local people, scientific inquiry, and the ecology and conservation of place in Latin America / Peter Feinsinger, Samara Álvarez, Geovana Carreño, Edmundo Rivera, Rosa Leny Cuellar, Andrew Noss, Félix Daza, Mireiza Figuera, Lainet García, Maikel Cañizares, Aylin Alegre, and Alejandra Roldán -- Concluding remarks: taking advantage of the power of place / Mary V. Price and Ian Billick
LC subject Ecology -- Longitudinal studies -- Congresses
Ecology -- Research -- Congresses
Add Author Billick, Ian, 1966-
Price, Mary V. (Mary Vaughan), 1949-
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
ISBN 9780226050423 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226050430 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226050424 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226050432 (pbk. : alk. paper)