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Food Webs (MPB-50)
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Food Webs (MPB-50)

Kevin S. McCann

Abstract

Human impacts are dramatically altering our natural ecosystems but the exact repercussions on ecological sustainability and function remain unclear. As a result, food web theory has experienced a proliferation of research seeking to address these critical areas. Arguing that the various recent and classical food web theories can be looked at collectively and in a highly consistent and testable way, this book synthesizes and reconciles modern and classical perspectives into a general unified theory. The book brings together outcomes from population-, community-, and ecosystem-level approaches u ... More

Keywords: natural ecosystems, human impacts, sustainability, food webs, food web theory, population dynamics, ecological stability, ecological systems

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780691134178
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691134178.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin S. McCann, author
University of Guelph