ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY, 3rd Edition
by Colin R. Townsend, Michael Begon & John L. Harper
2008, 532 pages, color photos & illustrations, graphs, maps. This textbook presents introductory ecology in an accessible, state-of-the-art format designed to cultivate the novice’s understanding of, and fascination with, the natural world. In a concise, engaging style, it outlines the essential principles of ecology from the theoretical fundamentals to their practical applications. Full color artwork, simple pedagogical features, and a wide range of carefully-chosen examples make this book an ideal introduction to ecology for students at all levels.
The third edition contains hundreds of new examples, a separate chapter on evolutionary ecology, with all other chapters having been extensively revised and re-written. An outstanding feature is a dedicated website featuring study resources and web research questions. Paperback; 7-1/2 x 9-3/4″.
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