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Continental Shelf and Upper Slope

M. JAMES ALLEN

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Because of the importance of the soft-bottom fish fauna to fisheries and to environmental assessments, the biology and ecology of the fauna have been relatively well studied. However, although the ... More


General Introduction

L. Lee Grismer

in Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Baja California's ecological transformations and diverse climactic regimes have contributed to its biotic diversity. This book examines the physiographic nature of Baja California to provide better ... More


Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

L. Grismer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Baja California peninsula is home to many forms of life found nowhere else on earth. This, combined with the peninsula's rugged and inaccessible terrain, has made the area one of the last true ... More


Cordilleras in Mind

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Spain's ambitious imperial project in the Americas, detailing the various connections forged between Chile and California. During the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth ... More


The Paradox of Kinship: Native-Catholic Communities in Alta California, 1769–1840s

Erika Pérez

in On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272385
eISBN:
9780520951341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272385.003.0011
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter explores the ways in which the Catholic institution of godparentage (compadrazgo) shaped and was shaped by interethnic encounters and relations in Alta California in the late eighteenth ... More


Baja California–Tres mujeres sin miedo

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the expedition to Baja California, which was Alexander's first visit to the state. It shows that Baja California represented the northernmost extent of the range of many Latin ... More


Epilogue

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0030
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the activities of Louise Kellogg after the death of her longtime companion and friend, Annie Montague Alexander. One of these was her two trips to Baja California with Annetta ... More


Changing Communities, 1768–1810

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines changing mission communities in Baja California and the Pimerìa when new political realities clashed with plans for evangelization following the Jesuit expulsion in 1767. It ... More


Introduction

Richard P. Hilton

in Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book explores the Mesozoic reptile fossil discoveries made in California. It describes the fossils and what they tell about the animals that they were a part of, and it chronicles the efforts of ... More


Surf Zone, Coastal Pelagic Zone, and Harbors

LARRY G. ALLEN and DANIEL J. PONDELLA

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The nearshore zone off the Californias includes a number of unique, primarily soft-bottom habitats. This expansive area spans the exposed, sandy beaches to the water column above the inner shelf ... More


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