Courses Catalogue

Principles Of Ecology

COURSE CODE: BIO1202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

READING MATERIALS / LIST

 

  1. Enger, E.D & Smith, F.S, 2006. Environmental science. A study of interrelationships. 10th Ed. McGraw Hill.
  2. Cunningham, W.P & Cunningham, M.A, 2002. Principles of environmental science. Inquiry and applications. McGraw Hill.
  3. Odum, E. P. 1971. Fundamentals of Ecology. Saunders College Publishing. Philadelphia.
  4. Osborne, P.L. 2000. Tropical ecosystems and ecological concepts. Cambridge University Press.
  5. Simmons, I. G. 1989. The ecology of natural resources. Edward Arnold.
  6. Shugart, H. H. 1998. Terrestrial ecosystems in changing environments. Cambridge University Press.
  7. Begon, M., Townsend, C. R. & Harper, J. L. (2006). Ecology (4th edn).
  8. Blackwell Science, Oxford. (The recommended text for this course)
    Townsend, C.R., Begon, M. and Harper, J.L. (2006). Essentials of Ecology (2nd Edition). Blackwell Publishing. (Highly recommended).
  9. Colinvaux, P. (1993). Ecology 2. Wiley, New York. (Readable and very good on some aspects)
  10. Krebs, C. J. (1994 & 2001). Ecology. (4th & 5th edns). Harper Collins, New York. (Good on animal populations)
  11. Ricklefs, R. E. & Miller, G. L. (1999). Ecology. (4th edn). Freeman, New York.
  12. Ingrouille M. (1995). Historical Ecology of the British Flora. Chapman and Hall