• WordNet 3.6
    • n ecologist a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ecologist One who studies or is versed in œcology, ethology, or bionomics.
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In literature:

The ecologists were displeased.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
He shrugged it off; none of his business; leave that to the ecologists.
"But, I Don't Think" by Gordon Randall Garrett

In news:

Jerry Jenkins, an ecologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society who documents climate change in the Adirondacks , carries his canoe to Osgood Pond near Paul Smiths, N.Y.
Aaron Ellison, PhD, 52, a senior ecologist and research fellow at Harvard Forest, here with a light field camera in hand, studies ants at Fort Barton last week.
Melissa Doperalski, regional environmental assessment ecologist for the DNR, tells Finance & Commerce that numerous birds die each year after flying into building glass.
"People were upset, and rightfully so," said Kimberly Jones, an ecologist for the town of Bluffton.
But even a single Nile croc poses a potential threat if it grows to maturity, said Frank Mazzotti, a University of Florida wildlife ecologist helping search for that elusive canal croc .
Thomas Mullikin is a lawyer, ecologist and climate change expert.
"As an alpine ecologist, the prospect of walking through high desert into the Sierra Nevadas and then the Cascades had me excited," Osborne said.
Ecologists are realizing that pathogens are part of the environment and can cause animal populations to go through big oscillations.
But a group of American ecologists , led by David Schimel, intend to correct this state of affairs.
As solar panels become more common, conflict could arise with owners of nearby trees if they shade the solar panels, an expert told ecologists at the Ecological Society of America meeting in Portland.
Ecologists working to restore desert habitats damaged by tanks.
BROWNSBURG — Plant ecologist Michael A Homoya is living his dream and recently released his second book, Wildflowers and Ferns of Indiana Forests.
Ecologists have found as many as 40 times more spiders in Guam 's remote jungle than are found on nearby islands.
Many Christians give up certain foods for Lent , however ecologists have discovered these changes in human diet have a dramatic impact on the diet of wild animals.
Ecologists have discovered these changes in human diet have a dramatic impact on the diet of wild animals.

In science:

For example, there is a great deal that could be shared between the people at this workshop and the fields of Biology, Bio-Chemistry, Genomics and Ecologists to name a few from the Science article.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
One aspect of such networks, which has been studied for some time by ecologists and may be related to this problem, is called nestedness.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
Many ecologists define a parasite as an organism that lives in or on a host, from which it derives food and other biological necessities, and that reduces the fitness of the host by causing morbidity or death, or by decreasing its reproductive success (see, e.g., [167]).
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
We hope this critical review of the recent models published in the physics literature will stimulate interactions between physicists and evolutionary ecologists.
Evolutionary ecology in-silico: Does mathematical modelling help in understanding the "generic" trends?
Psychometricians, ecologists and statisticians have long favored a method known as multidimensional scaling (MDS) to approximate general dissimilarities with Euclidean distances.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees