can you give me a lists of ecologists that contributed most on the field of ecology...?
i already search on every site that i know but i can't find them....
if you say wikipedia..? well.... there are many of them and i can't click one by one all the links on them....
if you can help me then its really appreciated...
- NiotuloveLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
It's a long list, but here are the major players in ecology.
Stephen A. Forbes, Henry Chandler Cowles, Frederic E. Clements, H. A. Gleason, Joseph Grinnell, A. J. Nicholson and V. A. Bailey
Frank W. Preston, G. Evelyn Hutchinson, Lamont C. Cole, Robert M. May, Robert H. MacArthur and Eric R. Pianka, Vito Volterra, J. G. Skellam
Joel G. Kingsolver and Robert T. Paine, A. G. Tansley, G. E. Hutchinson, Nelson G. Hairston, Frederick E. Smith, and Lawrence B. Slobodkin, Paul R. Ehrlich and Peter H. Raven, J. L. Harper, Thomas W. Schoener
Lennart von Post, P. H. Leslie, L. C. Birch, C. S. Holling
Warren P. Porter and David M. Gates, J. Roger Bray and J. T. Curtis, Eugene P. Odum
Case Studies in Natural Systems:
J. Davidson and H. G. Andrewartha, John M. Teal, Margaret B. Davis , Alex S. Watt, Robert H. MacArthur, John Langdon Brooks and Stanley I. Dodson
Experimental Manipulations in Lab and Field Systems:
H. B. D. Kettlewell (1955), Thomas Park, C. B. Huffaker, Joseph H. Connell, Robert T. Paine, Daniel S. Simberloff and Edward O. Wilson, Gene E. Likens, F. Herbert Bormann, Noye M. Johnson, D. W. Fisher, and Robert S. PierceSource(s): Foundations of ecology : classic papers with commentaries
- PhilLv 51 decade ago
Here is a short list of very influential ecologists:
R.H. MacArthur - influential during the early years of ecology, major theoretical advances.
E.O. Wilson - Major theoretical advances and biodiversity conservation.
D. Janzen - Major advances to tropical ecology and conservation.
Al Gentry - Major advances to tropical ecology and conservation.
P.M. Vitousek - Modern global change ecologist.
D. Tilman - Modern ecologist with major contributions towards ecosystem/biodiversity function.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Frederic Edward Clements
Frank Edwin Egler
Robert E. Horton...these are the only ecologists i know