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Excellence in Ecology: Book 1

Ecology—Potentials and Limitations


Tom Fenchel


Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark

Recipient of the International Ecology Institute (ECI) Prize 1986 in marine ecology



Professor Tom Fenchel was elected by the ECI Jury under the Chairmanship of Professor John Gray (University of Oslo, Norway) for his highly significant contributions to ecological knowledge in a variety of research fields. Tom Fenchel was born in Copenhagen (Denmark) in 1940. He obtained his Dr. Phil. degree from the University of Copenhagen in 1969. From 1970 to 1987 he was Full Professor in Ecology and Zoology at the University of Aarhus (Denmark); since March 1987 he has been Full Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Copenhagen, working mainly at the Marine Biological Station in Helsingør.


EE Book 1 is based on the author's long-standing experience and insight both as researcher and teacher. It focusses on important developments in ecological research and sets these in the context of science and society. The book addresses a wide readership concerned with ecology and environmental protection--ranging from students and interested laymen to researchers, teachers, administrators and politicians.


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Book 1: Ecology – Potentials and Limitations by Tom Fenchel. 1987. XIX + 186 pp. ISSN 0932-2205,
ISBN 978-3-946729-01-3, ECI Price: €35 + Postage


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