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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

Tomorrow's TableOrganic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195301755
eISBN:
9780199867196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301755.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

In modern agricultural politics, organic farming and genetic engineering occupy opposite ends of the spectrum. In the Ronald-Adamchak household, the world is not so black and white. Ronald is a ... More

Towards a Theory of Development

Towards a Theory of Development

Alessandro Minelli and Thomas Pradeu (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199671427
eISBN:
9780191781117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671427.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Developmental Biology

Is it possible to explain and predict the development of living things? And is the formulation of theories helpful to achieve this aim? This volume offers an in-depth examination of the role of ... More

Triumph of the FungiA Rotten History

Triumph of the Fungi: A Rotten History

Nicholas P. Money

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189711
eISBN:
9780199790265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189711.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This book is concerned with the most devastating fungal diseases in history. These are the plagues of trees and crop plants caused by invisible spores that have reshaped entire landscapes and ... More

Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Yadvinder Malhi and Oliver Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567066
eISBN:
9780191717888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Tropical forests represent the world's most biodiverse ecosystems and play a key role in hydrology, carbon storage, and exchange. Many of the human-induced pressures these regions are facing, e.g. ... More

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