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Tundra-Taiga Biology

Tundra-Taiga Biology

Robert M. M. Crawford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199559404
eISBN:
9780191810053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199559404.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The Arctic Tundra and adjacent Boreal Forest or Taiga support the most cold-adapted flora and fauna on Earth. The evolutionary capacity of both plants and animals to adapt to these thermally limiting ... More

Understanding Flowers and FloweringAn integrated approach

Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

Beverley Glover

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565970
eISBN:
9780191714009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Flowers are the beautiful and complex reproductive structures of the angiosperms, one of the most diverse and successful groups of living organisms. The underlying thesis of this book is that to ... More

Understanding Flowers and Flowering, Second Edition

Understanding Flowers and Flowering, Second Edition

Beverley Glover

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199661596
eISBN:
9780191779473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661596.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This book takes a uniquely integrated approach to the study of floral biology. Flowers are the beautiful and complex reproductive structures of the angiosperms, one of the most diverse and successful ... More

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

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

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

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1Managing for nature on lowland farms

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The two volumes of this text (this is the first volume) offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland as the bulk, the matrix and ... More

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2Conflict in the countryside

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book, which is the second volume of two, together with the first volume offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland, as the ... More

Wytham WoodsOxford's Ecological Laboratory

Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Peter Savill, Christopher Perrins, Keith Kirby, and Nigel Fisher (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book tells the Wytham story in an accessible way. It provides a fascinating overview of what the Woods are like, their history, composition (both plant and animal), and how their wildlife has ... More

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