Offers the simplest basic precis of the sphere, with a view towards fostering universal disciplinary objectives. Allen and Hoekstra start with hierarchy concept as a simple premise and clarify that the traditional 'levels' (ecosystems, landscapes, groups, populations, organisms) aren't degrees in themselves yet standards for observation.
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