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Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Martin Solan, Rebecca J. Aspden, and David M. Paterson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The biological composition and richness of most of the Earth’s major ecosystems are being dramatically and irreversibly transformed by anthropogenic activity. Yet, despite the vast areal extent of ... More


Summary and Implications

William G. Wilson

in Constructed Climates: A Primer on Urban Environments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226901459
eISBN:
9780226901473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226901473.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book covers many factors that connect to urban environmental issues, including energy and carbon, air, heat, water, nature, and the health and welfare of people, as well as the effect cities ... More


A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic

Charles Officer and Jake Page

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837809
eISBN:
9780190267872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837809.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Inconstant and forbidding, the arctic has lured misguided voyagers into the cold for centuries—pushing them beyond the limits of their knowledge, technology, and endurance. The book charts these ... More


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