Trophic cascades : predators, prey, and the changing dynamics of nature [E-Book] / edited by John Terborgh and James A. Estes.
Terborgh, John
Estes, J. A.
Washington [DC] : Island Press, c2010
xx, 464 pages : illustrations, maps.
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Table of Contents:
  • Trophic cascades : what they are, how they work, and why they matter / John Terborgh, Robert D. Holt, and James A. Estes
  • Food chain dynamics and trophic cascades in intertidal habitats / Robert T. Paine
  • Some effects of apex predators in higher-latitude coastal oceans / James A .Estes, Charles H. Peterson, and Robert S. Steneck
  • Trophic cascades in lakes : lessons and prospects / Stephen R. Carpenter ... [et al.]
  • Prey release, trophic cascades, and phase shifts in tropical nearshore ecosystems / Stuart A. Sandin, Sheila M. Walsh, and Jeremy B.C. Jackson
  • Trophic cascades in open ocean ecosystems / Tim Essington
  • The role of herbivores in terrestrial trophic cascades / Robert J. Marquis
  • Propagation of trophic cascades via multiple pathways in tropical forests / John Terborgh and Kenneth Feeley
  • Large predators, deer, and trophic cascades in boreal and temperate ecosystems / William J. Ripple, Thomas P. Rooney, and Robert L. Beschta
  • Islands as tests of the green world hypothesis / Lauri Oksanen ... [et al.]
  • Trophic cascades on islands / Thomas W. Schoener and David A. Spiller
  • Trophic cascades, aboveground-belowground linkages, and ecosystem functioning / David A. Wardle
  • Ecological and conservation implications of mesopredator release / Justin S. Brashares ... [et al.]
  • Fear-mediated food webs / Joel Berger
  • Trophic cascades in African savanna : Serengeti as a case study / A.R.E. Sinclair ... [et al.]
  • Consumer control by megafauna and fire / William Bond
  • Alternative states in ecosystems / Marten Scheffer
  • Theoretical perspectives on trophic cascades : current trends and future directions / Robert D. Holt, Ricardo M. Holdo, and F.J. Frank van Veen
  • Comparing trophic cascades across ecosystems / Jonathan B. Shurin, Russell W. Markel, and Blake Matthews
  • Conservation relevance of ecological cascades / Michael E. Soulé
  • Conclusion : our trophically degraded planet / John Terborgh and James A. Estes.