Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor in Environmental Science in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is a leader in the fields of Community Ecology and Conservation Biology and the founder and director of the Institute for Biological Invasions, which is centered here at UTK. He is also a winner of the Distinguished Ecologist Award, the top award of the Ecological Society of America, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among many other honors.
He is the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions, published in January 2011 by the University of California Press. This pioneering encyclopedia illuminates a topic at the forefront of global ecology—biological invasions, or organisms that come to live in the wrong place. Written by leading scientists from around the world, Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions addresses all aspects of this subject at a global level—including invasions by animals, plants, fungi, and bacteria—in succinct, alphabetically arranged articles.
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