176 books (9 pages) in this category
by Crane, Jocelyn
<p>Jocelyn Crane presents a survey of the members of the genus <i>Uca</i>, with special reference to their morphology, social behavior, and evolution. Her account is firmly based on numerous field studies along the world's warmer shores and on ...eBook
by Magnhagen, Carin
Fishes are by far the most species-rich vertebrate taxon, and it is also the vertebrate group with the most strikingly diverse repertoire of behaviours and behavioural adaptations. As such, they provide us with many opportunities to explore the ...eBook
by Fernandes, Marisa N
Gills of healthy fishes are their lifeline to meet the challenges arising from their changing environment: oxygen gradient, alkalinity, temperature fluctuations and the added pollutants. The diverse and ever changing aquatic environment has a ...eBook
by Patton, David R.
<P>Across the continental United States, one can identify 20 distinct forest cover types. Most of these are to be found on federal lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Those responsible for the management of ...eBook
Identification, Enumeration and Use as Bioindicators
by Edward G. Bellinger & David C. Sigee
<p>This is the second edition of <em>Freshwater Algae</em>; the popular guide to temperate freshwater algae. This book uniquely combines practical information on sampling and experimental techniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy ...eBook
by Einar Dahl & Josianne Støttrup
<p>Growing pressure from increasingly diverse human activities coupled with climate change impacts threaten the functional integrity of coastal ecosystems around the globe. A multi-disciplinary approach towards understanding drivers, pressures ...eBook
Achievements and Challenges
by H. H. Shugart & F. I. Woodward
<p>Global climate change challenges ecologists to synthesize what we know to solve a problem with deep historical roots in our discipline. In ecology, the question, <em>“How do terrestrial ecosystems interact with the other earth systems to ...eBook
by Ronald Altig & Roy W. McDiarmid
<p>Generously illustrated, this essential handbook for herpetologists, ecologists, and naturalists features comprehensive keys to eggs, embryos, salamander larvae, and tadpoles; species accounts; a glossary of terms; and an extensive ...eBook
by Litwack, Gerald
<p>First published in 1943, <i>Vitamins and Hormones</i> is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. </p> <p>The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular biology to the ...eBook
by Raymond Coppinger & Mark Feinstein
<p>How well do we really know dogs? People may enjoy thinking about them as “man’s best friend,” but what actually drives the things they do? What is going on in their fur-covered heads as they look at us with their big, expressive eyes? ...eBook
by France, Diane L.
<P>In <EM>Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas,</EM>Diane L. France, one of the most respected forensic anthropologists in the world, offered a comprehensive handbook of photographs and other information essential for examining ...eBook
by Conover, Michael R.
<P><STRONG>Human Diseases from Wildlife</STRONG> presents information on the most prevalent and serious zoonotic diseases in the US and Canada, some of which have been national headline news like anthrax, influenza, and West Nile virus. DiseaseseBook
by Kerkut, G. A.
This volume is primarily devoted to the analysis of the integument (epidermis, cuticle), the fat body, the connective tissues, the circulatory and respiratory systems. It discusses the organization and functioning of the insect systems ...eBook
by Robinson, Roy
Lepidoptera Genetics provides a systematic account of the genetics and karyology of Lepidoptera. Topics covered include the use of biometry in genetic studies; population genetics and polymorphism; the rise of industrial melanism; and the ...eBook
by Deirdre Jackson
<p>Although the lion is not the largest, fastest or most lethal animal, its position as king of beasts has rarely been challenged. Since Palaeolithic times, lions have fascinated people, and due to its gallant mane, knowing eyes, and distinctiveeBook
by Simon Jennings, Michel Kaiser & John D. Reynolds
<p>This topical and exciting textbook describes fisheries exploitation, biology, conservation and management, and reflects many recent and important changes in fisheries science. These include growing concerns about the environmental impacts of ...eBook
by John Pastor
Population ecologists study how births and deaths affect the dynamics of populations and communities while ecosystem ecologists study how species control the flux of energy and materials through food webs and ecosystems. Although all these ...eBook
by Anne E. Magurran
<p>This accessible and timely book provides a comprehensive overview of how to measure biodiversity. The book highlights new developments, including innovative approaches to measuring taxonomic distinctness and estimating species richness, and ...eBook
by Geison, Gerald L.
<p>Despite great ferment and activity among historians of science in recent years, the history of physiology after 1850 has received little attention. Gerald Geison makes an important contribution to our knowledge of this neglected area by ...eBook