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Edge, patch, and landscape effects on Parid distribution and movements

André Desrochers and Marc Bélisle

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The fact that birds, despite their great vagility, are often absent from small or isolated patches of habitat has puzzled ecologists for decades. Landscape ecologists interested in birds generally ... More


Evolutionary Biomechanics

Graham Taylor and Adrian Thomas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198566373
eISBN:
9780191779459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566373.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ornithology

Evolutionary biomechanics is the study of evolution through the analysis of biomechanical systems. Its unique advantage is the precision with which physical constraints and performance can be ... More


Pre-Euro-American and Recent Fire in Sagebrush Ecosystems

William L. Baker

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystems are under threat from a variety of land uses, disturbance, and invasive species, and are also thought by some to have been affected by fire exclusion and require ... More


Connecting Pattern and Process in Greater Sage-Grouse Populations and Sagebrush Landscapes

Steven T. Knick and Steven E. Hanser

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Spatial patterns influence the processes that maintain Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations and sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) landscapes on which they depend. Connectivity ... More


Restoring and Rehabilitating Sagebrush Habitats

David A. Pyke

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Less than half of the original habitat of the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) currently exists. Some has been permanently lost to farms and urban areas, but the remaining varies in ... More


Selection

Graham K. Taylor and Adrian L. R. Thomas

in Evolutionary Biomechanics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198566373
eISBN:
9780191779459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566373.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ornithology

This chapter develops a model of adaptive evolution that is founded upon the genetical theory of natural selection, and which justifies the adaptationist approach of analysing traits at organismal ... More


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