Ecological Microcosms

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-9346-7 (Print) 978-1-4613-9344-3 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Microcosms: Concepts and Uses

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction to Microcosmology

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      Pages 11-40

      Metabolism and Homeostasis

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      Pages 41-61

      Succession and Self-organization

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      Pages 62-87

      Chemical Cycles and Limiting Factors

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      Pages 88-107

      Diversity and Information

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      Pages 108-147

      Hierarchy, Control, and Oscillation

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      Pages 148-177

      Stress, Toxicity, and Adaptation

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      Pages 178-187

      History

  3. Kinds of Microcosms and Mesocosms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-208

      Aquaria

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      Pages 209-233

      Stream Microcosms

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      Pages 234-259

      Terraria and Soil Microcosms

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      Pages 260-271

      Wetland Microcosms

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      Pages 272-293

      Ponds and Pools

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      Pages 294-321

      Reefs and Benthic Microcosms

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      Pages 322-340

      Plankton Columns

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      Pages 341-354

      Thermal and Brine Microcosms

  4. Microcosms for Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 355-356

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      Pages 357-375

      Food Microcosms and Mesocosms

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      Pages 376-396

      Waste Microcosms and Mesocosms

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      Pages 397-432

      Human Microcosms and Space

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      Pages 433-444

      Microcosm Perspectives

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 445-557