• Heinrich Walter
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle


Ecology is, in broad terms, a field of study concerned with the relationship of living organisms to one another and to their non-living environment. It is thus a biological science which, however, encroaches on other, related fields. Where no living organisms exist, as on the moon, no ecological research can be undertaken. It is necessary, however, to differentiate more clearly between ecology and other branches of biology.


Biomass Chlorophyll Depression Sedimentation Chlorine 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinrich Walter
    • 1
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität HohenheimStuttgart 70Germany
  2. 2.Universität BielefeldBielefeld 1Germany

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