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The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests

David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520278868
eISBN:
9780520961098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278868.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The largest seaweed, giant kelp (Macrocystis) is the fastest growing and most prolific of all plants found on earth. Growing from the seafloor and extending along the ocean surface in lush canopies, ... More


Epilogue: Contingency in the Environments of Foraging Societies

William Balée

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This summary takes a retrospective view of the preceding substantive and analytical chapters. These chapters bespeak new and significant findings relevant to the research program of historical ... More


Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: an ecosystem-level approach

David Raffaelli and Alan M. Friedlander

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter describes some approaches for understanding biodiversity-ecosystem function at larger spatial and at longer temporal scales. It first considers the importance of building a credible ... More


Islands

in The Voice of the Heart: The Working of Mervyn Peake's Imagination

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310225
eISBN:
9781846314391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310225.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the meaning of the island in Mervyn Peake's work. Islands, generally with a sole human inhabitant, are present in works such as Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor, Rhymes ... More


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