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Title 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.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2008]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  571.9 I43I    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 506 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Felicia Keesing, Richard S. Ostfeld, and Valerie T. Eviner -- Effects of ecosystems on disease. Introduction / Felicia Keesing -- Effects of host diversity on disease dynamics / Michael Begon -- The role of vector diversity in disease dynamics / Alison G. Power and Alexander S. Flecker -- Understanding host-multipathogen systems : modeling the interaction between ecology and immunology / Pejman Rohani, Helen J. Wearing, Daniel A. Vasco, and Yunxin Huang -- Influence of eutrophication on disease in aquatic ecosystems : patterns, processes, and predictions / Pieter T.J. Johnson and Stephen R. Carpenter -- Landscape structure, disturbance, and disease dynamics / Hamish McCallum -- Effects of disease on ecosystems. Introduction / Valerie T. Eviner -- Effects of disease on keystone species, dominant species, and their communities / Sharon K. Collinge, Chris Ray, and Jack F. Cully, Jr. -- Red queen communities / Keith Clay, Kurt Reinhart, Jennifer Rudgers, Tammy Tintjer, Jennifer Koslow, and S. Luke Flory -- Invasion biology and parasitic infections / Sarah E. Perkins, Sonia Altizer, Ottar Bjornstad, Jeremy J. Burdon, Keith Clay, Lorena Gomez- Aparicio, Jonathan M. Jeschke, Pieter T.J. Johnson, Kevin D. Lafferty, Carolyn M. Malmstrom, Patrick Martin, Alison Power, David L. Strayer, Peter H. Thrall, and Maria Uriarte -- Effects of disease on community interactions and food web structure / Kevin D. Lafferty -- Is infectious disease just another type of predator-prey interaction? / Spencer R. Hall, Kevin D. Lafferty, James M. Brown, Carla E. Caceres, Jonathan M. Chase, Andrew P. Dobson, Robert D. Holt, Clive G. Jones, Sarah E. Randolph, and Pejman Rohani -- Microbial disease in the sea : effects of viruses on carbon and nutrient cycling / Mathias Middelboe -- Effects of pathogens on terrestrial ecosystem function / Valerie T. Eviner and Gene E. Likens -- Disease effects on landscape and regional systems : a resilience framework / F. Stuart Chapin III, Valerie T. Eviner, Lee M. Talbot, Bruce A. Wilcox, Dawn R. Magness, Carol A. Brewer, and Daniel S. Keebler -- Research frontiers in ecological systems : evaluating the impacts of infectious disease on ecosystems / Sharon L. Deem, Vanessa O. Ezenwa, Jessica R. Ward, and Bruce A. Wilcox -- Management and applications. Introduction / Richard S. Ostfeld -- The community context of disease emergence : could changes in predation be a key driver? / Robert D. Holt -- The emergence of wildlife disease and the application of ecology / Peter J. Hudson, Sarah E. Perkins, and Isabella M. Cattadori -- Applied biodiversity science : managing emerging diseases in agriculture and linked natural systems using ecological principles / K.A. Garrett and C.M. Cox -- The ecology of an infectious coral disease in the Florida Keys : from pathogens to politics / James W. Porter, Erin K. Lipp, Kathryn P. Sutherland, and Erich Mueller -- Infection and ecology : Calomys callosus, Machupo Virus, and Acute Hemorrhagic Fever / Karl M. Johnson -- Resolved : emerging infections of humans can be controlled by ecological Interventions / C.J. Peters -- From ecological theory and knowledge to application / James E. Childs -- Educating about infectious disease ecology / Carol A. Brewer, Alan R. Berkowitz, Patricia A. Conrad, James Porter, and Margaret Waterman -- Concluding comments : frontiers in the ecology of infectious diseases. The ecology of infectious diseases : progress, challenges, and frontiers / Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, and Valerie T. Eviner.
Subject Ecosystem health.
Host-parasite relationships -- Environmental aspects.
Communicable diseases in animals -- Environmental aspects.
Communicable Diseases.
Environmental Microbiology.
Host-Parasite Interactions.
Added Author Ostfeld, Richard S., 1954-
Keesing, Felicia.
Eviner, Valerie T.
Other Form: Online version: Infectious disease ecology. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2008 (OCoLC)645894820
ISBN 9780691124841 ((hardcover) : alk. paper)
0691124841 ((hardcover) : alk. paper)
9780691124858 ((pbk.) : alk. paper)
069112485X ((pbk.) : alk. paper)
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