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 Cuddington, K., Byers, J. Wilson, W. and Hastings, A.. 
Section 1 History and Concepts 
1. On the Purpose, Meaning, and Usage of the Physical Ecosystem Engineering Concept
Clive G. Jones and Jorge L. Gutiérrez.
2. A Historical Perspective on Ecosystem Engineering
Natalie Buchman, Kim Cuddington, and John Lambrinos
3. A New Spirit and Concept for Ecosystem Engineering? 
William G. Wilson
4. Ecosystem Engineering: Utility, Contention, and Progress
Kim Cuddington
Section 2 Examples and Applications 
5. Earthworms as Key Actors in Self-organized Soil Systems 
Patrick Lavelle
6. Microhabitat Manipulation: Ecosystem Engineering by Shelter-Building Insects
John T. Lill and Robert J. Marquis
7. Carpobrotus as a Case Study of the Complexities of Species Impacts 
Nicole Molinari, Carla D¿Antonio, and George Thomson
8. Ecosystem Engineering in the Fossil Record: Early Examples from the Cambrian Period
Katherine N. Marenco and David J. Bottjer 
9. Habitat Conversion Associated with Bioeroding Marine Isopods
Theresa Sinicrope Talley and Jeffrey A. Crooks
10. Lessons from Disparate Ecosystem Engineers
James E. Byers
Section 3 Theory and Models 
11. Community Responses to Environmental Change: Results of Lotka-Volterra Community Theory 
Willliam G. Wilson and Justin P. Wright
12. Model Studies of Ecosystem Engineering in Plant Communities
Ehud Meron, Erez Gilad, Jost von Hardenberg, Antonello Provenzale, and Moshe Shachak
13. Balancing the Engineer¿Environment Equation: The Current Legacy
Kim Cuddington and Alan Hastings
14. Synthesis of Ecosystem Engineering Theory
William G. Wilson
Section 4 Socio-economic Issues and Management Solutions 
15. Restoring Oyster Reefs to Recover Ecosystem Services
Jonathan H. Grabowski and Charles H. Peterson
16. Managing Invasive Ecosystem Engineers: The Case of Spartina in Pacific Estuaries
John G. Lambrinos
17. Livestock and Engineering Network in the Israeli Negev: Implications for Ecosystem Management 
Yarden Oren, Avi Perevolotsky, Sol Brand, and Moshe Shachak 
18. Ecosystem Engineers and the Complex Dynamics of Non-native Species Management on California¿s Channel Islands
Rob Klinger
19. The Diverse Faces of Ecosystem Engineers in Agroecosystems
John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto
20. Management and Ecosystem Engineers: Current Knowledge and Future Challenges
Alan Hastings

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Habitat (Ecology) -- Modification.