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Urban EcologyPatterns, Processes, and Applications

Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Jürgen H. Breuste, Thomas Elmqvist, Glenn Guntenspergen, Philip James, and Nancy E. McIntyre (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book deals with urbanisation which is a global phenomenon that is increasingly challenging human society and ecosystems. It is therefore crucially important to ensure that the expansion of ... More

The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Donald M. Waller and Thomas P. Rooney (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Straddling temperate forests and grassland biomes and stretching along the coastline of two Great Lakes, Wisconsin contains tallgrass prairie and oak savanna, broadleaf and coniferous forests, ... More

Venerable TreesHistory, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Tom Kimmerer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

When the Bluegrass region of Kentucky was settled, early farmers found natural woodland pastures of open-grown trees shading grass and cane. The same trees that shaded the natural pastures remain ... More

Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Christine Ann Ribic and Frank Richard Thompson III (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273139
eISBN:
9780520954090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273139.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Concern about declining populations of bird species that breed in the grasslands and other habitats of North America has spurred extensive research on factors that may affect their reproductive ... More

Viral FitnessThe Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Jaap Goudsmit

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

Rarely have humans been as threatened by viruses as they are today. It almost seems as if a virus invasion is taking place. Viruses have lately been coming out of nowhere and appearing in the ... More

Visualizing the InvisibleImaging Techniques for the Structural Biologist

Visualizing the Invisible: Imaging Techniques for the Structural Biologist

Peter Moore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199767090
eISBN:
9780190267841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767090.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Knowledge of the microscopic structure of biological systems is the key to understanding their physiological properties. Most of what we now know about this subject has been generated by techniques ... More

Walking SidewaysThe Remarkable World of Crabs

Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs

Judith S. Weis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450501
eISBN:
9780801466045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450501.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The world’s nearly 7,000 species of crabs are immediately recognizable by their claws, sideways movement, stalked eyes, and thick outer shells. These common crustaceans are found internationally, ... More

Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

James Estes (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This volume presents a sweeping picture of what we know about the natural history, biology, and ecology of whales in the broad context of the dynamics of ocean ecosystems. The book encompasses ... More

What Animals WantExpertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy

What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy

Larry Carbone

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book presents a history of animal rights. It brings a novel, sociological perspective to an area that has been addressed largely from a philosophical perspective, or from the entrenched ... More

What Is Biodiversity?

What Is Biodiversity?

James Maclaurin and Kim Sterelny

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500805
eISBN:
9780226500829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500829.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In the life sciences, there is wide-ranging debate about biodiversity. While nearly everyone is in favor of biodiversity and its conservation, methods for its assessment vary enormously. So what ... More

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