By David L. Strayer (auth.), Jonathan Cole, Gary Lovett, Stuart Findlay (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461231221

ISBN-13: 9781461231226

ISBN-10: 146127804X

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Arising from the 3rd Cary convention held in 1989, Comparative Analyses of Ecosystems investigates the software and obstacles of cross-system comparisons in ecology. The individuals, all famous of their box, aid their conclusions at the use and that means of such comparisons by way of offering novel analyses of information using numerous cross-system methods in marine, freshwater, and terrestrial systems.

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They then sought ecosystem characteristics that were either greatest or lowest in the field with the higher gap creation rates and concluded that" . . " A further possibility that should be considered is mere coincidence. Falk (1981) tells the story: "When I happened to meet, while in New York, myoid friend Dan from Jerusalem, on New Year's Eve and precisely at the intersection where I was staying, the amazement was overwhelming. ' What precisely was the event the probability of which we wished to ascertain?

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