The Resource Infectious disease ecology : the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems, edited by Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, and Valerie T. Eviner, (electronic book)

Infectious disease ecology : the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems, edited by Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, and Valerie T. Eviner, (electronic book)

Label
Infectious disease ecology : the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems
Title
Infectious disease ecology
Title remainder
the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, and Valerie T. Eviner
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
News headlines are forever reporting diseases that take huge tolls on humans, wildlife, domestic animals, and both cultivated and native plants worldwide. These diseases can also completely transform the ecosystems that feed us and provide us with other critical benefits, from flood control to water purification. And yet diseases sometimes serve to maintain the structure and function of the ecosystems on which humans depend. Gathering thirteen essays by forty leading experts who convened at the Cary Conference at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies in 2005, this book develops an inte
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
571.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.15.E265
LC item number
I54 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ostfeld, Richard S.
  • Keesing, Felicia
  • Eviner, Valerie T
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecosystem health
  • Host-parasite relationships
  • Communicable diseases in animals
Label
Infectious disease ecology : the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems, edited by Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, and Valerie T. Eviner, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Effects of ecosystems on disease -- pt. 2. Effects of disease on ecosystems -- pt. 3. Management an applications -- pt. 4. Concluding comments : frontiers in the ecology of infectious diseases
Control code
ebr10443128
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 506 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Infectious disease ecology : the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems, edited by Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, and Valerie T. Eviner, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Effects of ecosystems on disease -- pt. 2. Effects of disease on ecosystems -- pt. 3. Management an applications -- pt. 4. Concluding comments : frontiers in the ecology of infectious diseases
Control code
ebr10443128
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 506 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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