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Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C. A. Clements

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This book provides an overview of the use of spatial statistics in epidemiology — the study of the incidence and distribution of diseases. Used appropriately, spatial analytical methods in ... More

Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Xun Gu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genomics is a relatively new research field with the ultimate goal of understanding the underlying evolutionary and genetic mechanisms for the emergence of genome complexity under ... More

Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation

Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation

Russell Lande, Steinar Engen, and Bernt-Erik Saether

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525257
eISBN:
9780191584930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525257.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

All populations fluctuate stochastically, creating a risk of extinction that does not exist in deterministic models, with fundamental consequences for both pure and applied ecology. This book ... More

Stressors in the Marine EnvironmentPhysiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Martin Solan and Nia Whiteley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Anthropogenic changes to the marine environment are causing some considerable concern and yet there is very little information on the overall effects of either single or multiple human influences on ... More

Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Andreas Schmidt-Rhaesa, Steffen Harzsch, and Günter Purschke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

For many biologists the nervous system is a particularly fascinating organ system. The nervous system is involved in or is even responsible for many features that are regarded as being characteristic ... More

Systemic ManagementSustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere

Systemic Management: Sustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere

Charles W. Fowler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199540969
eISBN:
9780191716249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540969.001.1
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

“Systemic management” describes a holistic, objective, and universally applicable form of management, providing a framework for addressing environmental challenges such as global warming, emergent ... More

TamarixA Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West

Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West

Anna Sher and Martin F. Quigley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199898206
eISBN:
9780190267896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199898206.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Few plant species have had as much combined scientific, public, and political attention as exotic Tamarix spp. (tamarisk, saltcedar), attracting the public eye in the early 2000s when widespread ... More

Theory-Based EcologyA Darwinian approach

Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán, and Géza Meszéna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199577859
eISBN:
9780191823787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577859.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Taking a fresh look at Darwin’s original theory of the origin of species and following the road paved by Gause, Hutchinson, MacArthur, and Levins a consistent system of fundamental principles is ... More

Thermal AdaptationA Theoretical and Empirical Synthesis

Thermal Adaptation: A Theoretical and Empirical Synthesis

Michael J. Angilletta Jr.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198570875
eISBN:
9780191718748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570875.001.1
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Temperature pervasively impacts the phenotypes and distributions of organisms. These thermal effects generate strong selective pressures on behaviour, physiology, and life history when environmental ... More

Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy of Macromolecular AssembliesVisualization of Biological Molecules in Their Native State

Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy of Macromolecular Assemblies: Visualization of Biological Molecules in Their Native State

Joachim Frank

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195182187
eISBN:
9780199893416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182187.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

In this book, the mathematical principles and working methods of single-particle reconstruction are described; a method designed to retrieve three-dimensional structural information from electron ... More

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