A Mysterious Journey - Rainforest, Desert, Grassland - http://library.advanced.org/26634/
Educational site about the 3 major biomes of the world, rainforest, desert and grassland.
Biodiversity and Mutualism in Ecosystems - http://angelfire.com/sk/monkeypuzzle/mbiooverviewmain.html
Technical paper on the importance of biodiversity and mutualism (co-operation between different species) to ecosystem function and structural organization.
Biomes - Living Worlds - http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340
Fact sheets, photos, and video clips on the climate, location, animal and plant adaptations, land formations, and human influences of seven major terrestrial biomes: tundra, taiga, temperate forest, grassland, chaparral, desert, and rainforest.
Ecological Society of America Panel on Vegetation Classification - http://www.esa.org/vegweb/
Constituted by the Ecological Society of America to support and facilitate the creation of standardized, scientifically credible North American vegetation type classification.
Gradual Change Can Push Ecosystems into Collapse - http://www.enn.com/news/enn-stories/2001/10/10122001/s_45241.asp
Scientists report that after decades of continuous change due to human activity, many of the world's natural ecosystems appear susceptible to sudden catastrophic change.
Images of the Dry Tropics - http://hoya.mobot.org/gradstudents/olson/drytropics.html
Photographs of plants, animals, and landscapes from dry tropical habitats in the Americas, Africa, Madagascar, and Asia. Dry tropical habitat types include tropical dry forest, tropical deciduous forest, thorn forest, spiny desert, savannah, cerrado, and caatinga.
Len Webb Ecological Images Collection - http://www.gu.edu.au/ins/collections/webb/
Photographs by ecologist Len Webb depict a wide variety of native vegetation, fauna, landscapes, and soils, mainly in tropical and subtropical Northeastern Australia. Represents a wide range of ecosystem types.
Millennium Assessment of Global Ecosystems - http://www.ma-secretariat.org
International project and process designed to improve the management of ecosystems and their contribution to human development by helping to bring the best available information on ecosystem goods and services to bear on policy and management decisions.
Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/terrestrial.html
The Buell-Small Succession Study - http://www.ecostudies.org/bss/
A long term old-field permanent-plot ecological succession study on the New Jersey Piedmont.
The State of the Nation's Ecosystems - http://www.heinzctr.org/ecosystems/
Online book about the current status and trends of the environment of the United States, aimed at public policy makers and concerned citizens.
The World's Biomes - http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/
Introduction to aquatic, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra biomes. School class project.
World Wildlife Fund - Ecoregions - http://www.worldwildlife.org/ecoregions/
WorldBiomes - http://www.worldbiomes.com/
Covering five of the major world biomes.