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Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

David W. Macdonald, Chris Newman, and Lauren A. Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The editors of this book have used their combined 90 years of experience working on the behaviour and ecology of wild carnivores to draw together a unique network of the world’s experts on musteloid ... More

The Biology of Coral Reefs

The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles Sheppard, Simon Davy, Graham Pilling, and Nicholas Graham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198787341
eISBN:
9780191829420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787341.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. Ecologically they are as complex ... More

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198713593
eISBN:
9780191781902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713593.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds focuses on the interactions between the abiotic frame, such as turbulence, temperature, pH and nutrients, and the organisms, including interactions with and among ... More

The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems

The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems

Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen, and R. Brandon Pratt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198739135
eISBN:
9780191802218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739135.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The world’s mediterranean-type climate regions (including areas within the Mediterranean, South Africa, Australia, California, and Chile) have long been of interest to biologists by virtue of their ... More

BonobosUnique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Brian Hare and Shinya Yamamoto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

During the past decade there has been an explosion of scientific interest in the bonobo (Pan paniscus). This research has revealed exactly how unique bonobos are in their minds, brains and behavior. ... More

Carnivorous PlantsPhysiology, ecology, and evolution

Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Aaron Ellison and Lubomír Adamec (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Carnivorous plants have fascinated botanists, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, physiologists, developmental biologists, anatomists, horticulturalists, and the general public for centuries. ... More

Eco-evolutionary Dynamics

Eco-evolutionary Dynamics

Andrew P. Hendry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691145433
eISBN:
9781400883080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145433.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

In recent years, scientists have realized that evolution can occur on timescales much shorter than the “long lapse of ages” emphasized by Darwin—in fact, evolutionary change is occurring all around ... More

Effective Conservation ScienceData Not Dogma

Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier, and Brian Silliman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book gathers together 28 personal stories told by leading thinkers and practitioners in conservation – all of whom have something to say about the uncomfortable tension that arises when data ... More

Environmental DNAFor Biodiversity Research and Monitoring

Environmental DNA: For Biodiversity Research and Monitoring

Pierre Taberlet, Aurélie Bonin, Lucie Zinger, and Eric Coissac

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198767220
eISBN:
9780191821387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767220.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Environmental DNA (eDNA), i.e. DNA released in the environment by any living form, represents a formidable opportunity to gather high-throughput and standard information on the distribution or ... More

Essential Fish BiologyDiversity, structure, and function

Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

This book summarizes the basic features of living fish. It is introduced by a chapter on the diversity of a group which has over 30,000 species, the largest within the vertebrates, describing the ... More

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