2. Biology as a Whole

  1. David A. Vaccari1,
  2. Peter F. Strom2 and
  3. James E. Alleman3

Published Online: 3 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471741795.ch2

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Vaccari, D. A., Strom, P. F. and Alleman, J. E. (2005) Biology as a Whole, in Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471741795.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

  3. 3

    Iowa State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722397

Online ISBN: 9780471741794

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Keywords:

  • definition of life;
  • hierarchy of life;
  • changes in biology of Earth

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Is life?

  • The Hierarchy of Life

  • Evolution

  • Taxonomy

  • Interaction of Living Things with the Environment

  • Brief History of Life

  • Problems

  • References