Title, Fundamentals of Ecology. Author, Eugene P. Odum. Edition, 2, reprint. Publisher, Saunders, Original from, the University of Michigan. Digitized, Jan. Eugene Pleasants Odum (September 17, – August 10, ) was an American biologist at the University of Georgia known for his pioneering work on ecosystem ecology. He and his brother Howard T. Odum wrote the popular ecology textbook, Fundamentals of Ecology (). Fundamentals of Ecology. Eugene P. Odum. Saunders, Philadelphia, xii + pp. Illus. $ By JOEL W. HEDGPETH. See allHide authors and.

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This page was last edited on 12 Novemberodumm An example of this would be the industrial production of ammonia Haber-Bosch process which is now seriously affecting the nitrogen cycle of the environment and whose consequences would make a great impact upon humanity in the long-run once it was hailed as the best ever scientific contribution. The Odum School of Ecology is named in his honor. Odum and Martha Ann Huff, whom he had met as a student, married at her home in Wilmette, Illinoison November 18, Instead, he chose the Graduate Department of Zoology at the University of Illinoiswhere he earned his doctorate degree.

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Eugene Odum – Wikipedia

A great ingenious and engaging text from one of the pioneers of Modern Ecology. While Odum did wish to influence the knowledge base and thinking of fellow biologists and of college and university students, his historical role was not as a promoter of public environmentalism as we now know it.


Odum wrote the popular ecology textbookFundamentals of Ecology Among other things, the Odums explored how one natural system can interact with another. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

She often painted landscapes when traveling with her husband across the US and overseas.

Plans included that over 50 percent of the property would be protected greenspace and walking trails, managed by the Oconee River Land Trust.

Martha Ann Odum joined her husband in Rensselaerville, where he continued to work at the Huyck Preserve.

Eugene Odum

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Books by Eugene P. The Odum brothers’ book first edition,Fundamentals of Ecologywas the only textbook in the field for about ten years. Odum wrote a euvene on ecology with his brother, Howard Thomas Oduma graduate student at Yale. Before Odum, the ecology of specific organisms ecoloyy environments had been studied on a more limited scale within individual sub-disciplines of biology.

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Fundamentals of Ecology – Eugene P. Odum – Google Books

He founded the Institute of Ecology, later named for him. Although sometimes said to have been coined by Raymond Lindeman inthe term “ecosystem” first appeared in a publication by the British ecologistArthur Tansley[5] and had in been coined by Tansley’s colleague, Roy Clapham.


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Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition suitable as a study copy. Ecosystem Ecologist and Environmentalist.

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Son of the sociologist Howard W. When contemplating where to conduct his advanced graduate work, he rejected both the University of Michigan and Cornell Universityas he did not feel that this holism was embodied in their approach to their biology departments. Return to Book Page.

Fundamentals of Ecology

University of Illinois Ph. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Refresh and try again. The portions on human ecology make this book a very prescient piece of writing indeed, as it draws many fundamentala in nature with human societies that are far ahead of its time, and are more relevant today than ever. Weppiah Francis rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Aug 31, Pardeep rated it it was amazing. Write a customer review.

Since, I’ve to teach my students now, I want to consult this book.