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Huxley, Julian Sorell, Sir

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Works: 1 works in 1 publications in 0 languages and 3 library holdings
Classifications: QL751, 591.5
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Most widely held works by Julian Sorell, Sir Huxley
Animal ecology by Charles S Elton( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elton wrote what became a foundational work for ecology under passionate inspiration when he was 26. He established and led Oxford University's Bureau of Animal Populations. Charles S. Elton was one of the founders of ecology, and his Animal Ecology was one of the seminal works that defined the field. In this book, Elton introduced and drew together many principles still central to ecology today, including succession, niche, food webs, and the links between communities and ecosystems, each of which he illustrated with well-chosen examples. Many of Elton's ideas have proven remarkably prescient -- for instance, his emphasis on the role climatic changes play in population fluctuations anticipated recent research stimulated by concerns about global warming
 
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