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Community EcologyProcesses, Models, and Applications

Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications

Herman A. Verhoef and Peter J. Morin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199228973
eISBN:
9780191711169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228973.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Community ecology is the study of the interactions between populations of coexisting species. This book provides a state of the art in theory, models and applications of community ecology, with ... More

Computational Molecular Evolution

Computational Molecular Evolution

Ziheng Yang

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198567028
eISBN:
9780191728280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567028.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The field of molecular evolution has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rapid accumulation of genetic sequence data, continuous improvements to computer hardware and software, ... More

Conservation and Sustainable UseA Handbook of Techniques

Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

E.J. Milner-Gulland and J. Marcus Rowcliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The overexploitation of wildlife is a key concern for conservationists worldwide. Indeed, wildlife conservation and sustainable use have recently become centrepieces in conservation and development ... More

Conservation Biology for All

Conservation Biology for All

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. Authoritative chapters are written by top names in conservation ... More

Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book presents the theory and practice for creating effective education and outreach programs for conserving biodiversity, addressing a variety of environmental issues, and living sustainably. It ... More

Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory McDuff, and Martha Monroe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198716686
eISBN:
9780191797477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716686.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book presents the many techniques available for creating effective education and outreach programs for conservation. It presents a framework for designing programs to achieve biodiversity, ... More

Creationism's Trojan HorseThe Wedge of Intelligent Design

Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157420
eISBN:
9780199894000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157420.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book explains the history and strategy of the intelligent design creationist movement, which is headquartered at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture in Seattle, WA. The ... More

Darwinian DetectivesRevealing the Natural History of Genes and Genomes

Darwinian Detectives: Revealing the Natural History of Genes and Genomes

Norman A. Johnson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195306750
eISBN:
9780199790203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306750.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Some six million years ago, two branches of the evolutionary tree diverged: one that led to chimpanzees and bonobos, and one that led to us. Extraordinary advances in our ability to obtain and ... More

Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Jaboury Ghazoul

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199639656
eISBN:
9780191827167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639656.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Asian tropical forests are among the most diverse on the planet, a richness that belies the fact that they are dominated by a single tropical tree family, the Dipterocarpaceae. Many other families ... More

Disease EcologyCommunity structure and pathogen dynamics

Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Sharon K. Collinge and Chris Ray (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Many infectious diseases of recent concern, including malaria, cholera, plague, and Lyme disease, have emerged from complex ecological communities involving multiple hosts and their associated ... More

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