The increasing loss of biodiversity through the deterioration of nature and eradication of animal and plant species by man has threatening and, in part, obvious consequences. Ecologists and population biologists deal with various aspects of the topic. In particular, the meaning of biodiversity for the functioning of an ecosystem is treated.This book brings together the disciplines of population biology and ecoysystem science, both directed toward evaluating the consequences of human-driven disruptions of natural systems.
|Title||:||Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1994-07-26|