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Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems

by S.E. Jorgensen

  • 18 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Pergamon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Thermodynamics,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Ecology,
  • Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics,
  • Biotic communities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9267315M
    ISBN 100080441661
    ISBN 109780080441665

    A meeting of world system theory and ecological economics, however, could be a very productive one, because each could contribute something that the other is missing. World systems theorists have generally been as unconscious about thermodynamics as ecological economists have been naive about by:   1. Introduction. The founder of Ecological Modelling, Sven Jørgensen, once said, “Ecological Modelling and systems ecology are inseparable” (Joergensen, ).Since “a model cannot give the details of an ecosystem but only describe it in the system level” (Joergensen, ), to develop an original ecosystem model one should first conceptualize ecosystem features as system Cited by: 1.

      [(Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems)] [By (author) S. E. Jorgensen ] published on (July, ) by S. E. Jorgensen | 20 Jul out of 5 stars 1.   In search of a thermodynamic description of biomass yields for the chemotropic growth of microorganisms. Biotechnol Bioeng – Jin Q, Bethke CM. (). The thermodynamics and kinetics of microbial metabolism. Am J Sci – Jørgensen SE, Svirezhev IM. () Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems. Elsevier Cited by:

    A measure of the unavailability of a system’s energy to do work; also a measure of disorder; the higher the entropy the greater the disorder. A measure of disorder; the higher the entropy the greater the disorder. In thermodynamics, a parameter representing the state of disorder of a system at the atomic, ionic. This books draw an image of evolution from the thermodynamic viewpoint, which gives new and surprising insights into the processes and mechanisms that have driven evolution. This new thermodynamic interpretation has made it possible to quantify the various steps of evolution and to show that evolution has followed an exponential growth curve.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: The concept of an ecosystem, widely used in ecology, makes it possible to distinguish the system and the environment in a thermodynamic sense.

System ecology is concerned with the exchange of mass and energy between the system and the environment, and the influence of these exchange processes on the ecosystem and its processes. Thermodynamics as a method: A problem of statistical description.

Literary introduction. Ontic openness. The scope of this volume. The laws of classical thermodynamics and their application to ecology.

Introduction. Matter and energy in mechanics and thermodynamics. Energy conservation as the first law of thermodynamics. 1. Thermodynamics as a method: A problem of statistical description.

The laws of classical thermodynamics and their application to ecology. Second and third law of thermodynamics in open systems. Entropy, probability and information. Work, exergy and information. Stability in mathematics, thermodynamics and ecology. : Elsevier Science. Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems by S.

Jorgensen (7-Jun) Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts. The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in ecosystem context.

Then Prigogine's use of far from equilibrium thermodynamic is used on ecosystems to explain their reactions to perturbations.5/5(1). The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts.

The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in ecosystem context. Then Prigogine's use of far from equilibrium thermodynamic is used on ecosystems to explain their reactions to perturbations.

The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts. The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in ecosystem context. Then Prigogine's use of far from equilibrium thermodynamic is used on ecosystems to explain their reactions to perturbations.4/5(1).

As a further stage of development in theoretical research, a thermodynamic theory based on Tsallis entropy or diversity indices in ecology has to be constructed for ecological systems to. ing predator-prey oscillations.

In doing so a novel “thermodynamic theory” of ecology is introduced. An important feature, absent in the classical mechanics, of ecological systems is a natural stochastic population dynamic formulation of which the determin-istic equation (e.g., the LV equation studied) is the infinite population limit.

Buy Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems () (): NHBS - Edited By: Sven E Jorgensen and Yuri Svirezhev, Pergamon PressPrice Range: £ - £ Towards a thermodynamic theory for ecological systems Article in Ecological Economics 64(3) February with 16 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Matthias Ruth.

Towards a thermodynamic theory for ecological systems. [Sven Erik Jørgensen; I︠U︡ M Svirezhev] -- The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts. The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in.

Ruth, Matthias, "Towards a thermodynamic theory for ecological systems," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(3), pages: RePEc:eee. The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts.

The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in ecosystem context.

Then Prigogine's use of far from equilibrium thermodynamic is used on ecosystems to explain their reactions to : Elsevier Science. The model has a wide range of applications, including ecosystems, ecological economics, urban organization, the supra-molecular structure of water and global biosphere's models.

The model is explained in terms of evolutionary thermodynamics and Jørgensen's ecosystems by: 3. The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts.

The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in ecosystem context. Then Prigogine's use of far from. Some Applications of Thermodynamics for Ecological Systems Some Applications of Thermodynamics for Ecological Systems.

S.E. & Svirezhev, Y.M. () Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for. In this book, Sven Erik Jorgensen takes a first step toward integrating thermodynamics, biochemistry, hierarchical organization, and network theory into a holistic theory of systems ecology.

The first part of the book covers the laws of thermodynamics and the basic biochemistry of living organisms, as well as the constraints they impose on ecosystems.4/5(1). The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts.

The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in.

'Thermodynamics is one of the most universal scientific disciplines But being so universal also requires it to be introduced and taught very differently to students in such diverse fields of science.

This 3rd edition is a really welcome and timely book in this context.5/5(1).In this book, Sven Erik Jørgensen takes a first step toward integrating thermodynamics, biochemistry, hierarchical organization, and network theory into a holistic theory of systems ecology.

The first part of the book covers the laws of thermodynamics and the basic biochemistry of living organisms, as well as the constraints they impose on.The authors use thermodynamics simply as a language to express their understanding of ecosystem dynamics and evolution.

They explain the "grammar" of the language in use, and so one need not know thermodynamics very well before reading. The 5/5.