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Stratigraphic PaleobiologyUnderstanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Mark E. Patzkowsky and Steven M. Holland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649375
eISBN:
9780226649399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649399.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This book focuses on the interpretation of the fossil record that has been exemplified by the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) controversy, and it has been repeated countless times across a wide array of ... More

Stressors in the Marine EnvironmentPhysiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Martin Solan and Nia Whiteley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Anthropogenic changes to the marine environment are causing some considerable concern and yet there is very little information on the overall effects of either single or multiple human influences on ... More

Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Andreas Schmidt-Rhaesa, Steffen Harzsch, and Günter Purschke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

For many biologists the nervous system is a particularly fascinating organ system. The nervous system is involved in or is even responsible for many features that are regarded as being characteristic ... More

Suisun MarshEcological History and Possible Futures

Suisun Marsh: Ecological History and Possible Futures

Peter B. Moyle, Amber D. Manfree, and Peggy L. Fiedler (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276086
eISBN:
9780520957329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276086.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Suisun Marsh is the largest tidal wetland in California and a major component of the San Francisco Estuary. It is a refuge for native plants and animals and is major area of “open space” in an ... More

Synthetic Biology and MoralityArtificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Gregory E. Kaebnick and Thomas H. Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019392
eISBN:
9780262314961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019392.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Synthetic biology, which aims to design and build organisms that serve human needs, has potential applications that range from producing biofuels to programming human behavior. The emergence of this ... More

Systematics and Evolution of the Sthenurine Kangaroos

Systematics and Evolution of the Sthenurine Kangaroos

Gavin Prideaux

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098459
eISBN:
9780520916050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098459.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This work represents an exhaustive review of one of the most important late Cenozoic radiations of Australian marsupials: the short-faced, or sthenurine kangaroos. Sthenurines originated in the ... More

Systematics and Phylogeny of Sparganothina and Related Taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Sparganothini)

Systematics and Phylogeny of Sparganothina and Related Taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Sparganothini)

Bernard Landry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098404
eISBN:
9780520916005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098404.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This work provides a hypothesis of evolutionary relationships within the Neotropical genus Sparganothina, and between this genus and other lineages of Sparganothini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). ... More

Systemic ManagementSustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere

Systemic Management: Sustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere

Charles W. Fowler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199540969
eISBN:
9780191716249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540969.001.1
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

“Systemic management” describes a holistic, objective, and universally applicable form of management, providing a framework for addressing environmental challenges such as global warming, emergent ... More

TamarixA Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West

Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West

Anna Sher and Martin F. Quigley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199898206
eISBN:
9780190267896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199898206.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Few plant species have had as much combined scientific, public, and political attention as exotic Tamarix spp. (tamarisk, saltcedar), attracting the public eye in the early 2000s when widespread ... More

A Taxonomic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ant Genus Gnamptogenys Roger in Southeast Asia and Australasia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae)

A Taxonomic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ant Genus Gnamptogenys Roger in Southeast Asia and Australasia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae)

John Lattke

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098442
eISBN:
9780520916043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098442.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Ants belonging to the genus Gnamptogenys are important and diverse predators in the forests of the tropics of the Americas, Southeast Asia, and Australasia. The recent rapid accumulation of these ... More

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