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Serengeti III

Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Serengeti III( )
Editor: Sinclair, A. R. E.
Mduma, Simon A. R.
Fryxell, John M.
Packer, Craig
ISBN:978-0-226-76034-6
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $140.00
Book Description:

Serengeti National Park is one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, a natural laboratory for ecology, evolution, and conservation, with a history that dates back at least four million years to the beginnings of human evolution. The third book of a ground- breaking series, Serengeti III is the result of a long-term integrated research project that documents changes to this unique ecosystem every ten years.       ...
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Nature / Ecology
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 22.9 x 2.412 cm
Book Weight:0.758 Kilograms
Author Biography
(Editor)
Craig Packer is a Distinguished McNight University Professor of ecology, evolution, and behavior at the University of Minnesota. He attended the University of Sussex in England, where he earned his Ph.D.

Packer has served as director of the National Science Foundation's Serengeti Lion Project.

Packer's early expertise as a student researcher with Jane Goodall's chimpanzees, as well as his own studies of lions in the Serengeti prepared him for the writing of his novel, Into Africa, as well as several articles included in Scientific American, American Naturalist, and Science.

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