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Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

Peter J. Hayward and John S. Ryland (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199549443
eISBN:
9780191847943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549443.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This guide to the marine fauna of the continental shelf seas of north-west Europe provides dichotomous identification keys for macrobenthic invertebrates and coastal fish. An introduction to the ... More

Getting Started with RAn Introduction for Biologists

Getting Started with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andrew Beckerman, Dylan Childs, and Owen Petchey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198787839
eISBN:
9780191829659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787839.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Getting Started with R deals with learning how to get answers from data, an integral part of modern training in the natural, physical, social, and engineering sciences. One of the most exciting ... More

Invasion Dynamics

Invasion Dynamics

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Invasion Dynamics depicts how non-native species spread and perform in their novel ranges and how recipient socio-ecological systems are reshaped and how they respond to the new incursions. It ... More

The Ecology and Evolution of Heliconius Butterflies

The Ecology and Evolution of Heliconius Butterflies

Chris D. Jiggins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199566570
eISBN:
9780191833922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566570.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Heliconius butterflies have contributed hugely to our understanding of evolution over the last 150 years. These brightly coloured tropical butterflies are famous for their great diversity of wing ... More

Floral Mimicry

Floral Mimicry

Steven D. Johnson and Florian P. Schiestl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198732693
eISBN:
9780191796975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732693.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Mimicry is a classic example of adaptation through natural selection. The traditional focus of mimicry research has been on defense in animals (protective mimicry), but there is now also a highly ... More

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Mammals

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Mammals

Philip C. Withers, Christine E. Cooper, Shane K. Maloney, Francisco Bozinovic, and Ariovaldo P. Cruz Neto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199642717
eISBN:
9780191830334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642717.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This book describes the physiology of mammals in an ecological and environmental context. It first describes the basic bauplan and history of living mammals from an evolutionary viewpoint. General ... 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

The Biology of Deserts

The Biology of Deserts

David Ward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198732754
eISBN:
9780191796982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732754.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology and adopts a strong evolutionary and applied focus. Deserts are defined by their arid conditions. Deserts are widespread ... More

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Serge A. Wich and Andrew J. Marshall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The number of primates on the brink of extinction continues to grow due to threats such as habitat loss, hunting, and disease. The need to respond with effective conservation measures has therefore ... 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

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