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Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198736868
eISBN:
9780191800481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736868.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This book brings together current knowledge on patterns and processes in the ecology of streams, lakes, and wetlands situated at more than 3000 m above sea level. The alpine headwaters of the large ... More

Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Andrew Clarke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199551668
eISBN:
9780191847936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199551668.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Temperature affects everything. It influences all aspects of the physical environment and governs any process that involves a flow of energy, setting boundaries on what an organism can or cannot do. ... More

Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783398
eISBN:
9780191826313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783398.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The biological diversity of the planet is being rapidly depleted due to the direct and indirect consequences of human activity. As the size of animal and plant populations decrease and fragmentation ... More

Kalahari CheetahsAdaptations to an arid region

Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Gus Mills and Margaret Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book demonstrates how cheetahs are adapted to arid savannahs like the southern Kalahari, and makes comparisons with other areas, especially the Serengeti. Topics dealt with are: demography and ... More

Processes in Human EvolutionThe journey from early hominins to Neandertals and Modern Humans

Processes in Human Evolution: The journey from early hominins to Neandertals and Modern Humans

Francisco J. Ayala and Camilo J. Cela-Conde

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198739906
eISBN:
9780191802836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739906.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Processes in Human Evolution is a fully reconsidered treatment of Human Evolution, the previous book by the same authors published by OUP in 2007. The major discoveries of the last decade have ... More

Marine PlanktonA practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Claudia Castellani and Martin Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

A thorough understanding of planktonic organisms is the first step towards a real appreciation of the diversity, biology, and ecological importance of marine life. A detailed knowledge of their ... More

The Sensory Ecology of Birds

The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Graham R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

The natural world contains a huge amount of constantly changing information. Limitations on, and specializations within, sensory systems mean that each species receives only a small part of that ... More

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

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