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Winter adaptations in chickadees and titmice and the added effect of habitat fragmentation

Jennifer R. Olson and Thomas C. Grubb

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/9780198569992.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Many North American parids have ranges that expose them to temperate winter seasons. Chickadees and titmice possess several physiological and behavioural adaptations that allow them to manage the ... More


Food webs in lakes—seasonal dynamics and the impact of climate variability

Dietmar Straile

in Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Studies on lakes provide some of the most complete investigations on the structure, dynamics, and energetics of food webs encompassing organisms from bacteria to vertebrates. The life cycle of ... More


Temperate Phages and Transduction

Rowland H. Davis

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology: From Genes to Genomes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195154368
eISBN:
9780199893935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154368.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter begins with a discussion of studies on temperate bacteriophages. It then describes the discovery of a new and surprising form of genetic recombination called transduction, which led to ... More


The Idea of the Good and the other Forms in Plato’s Republic 

Fritz-Gregor Herrmann

in Pursuing the Good: Ethics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628117
eISBN:
9780748652488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628117.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter attempts to distinguish the way in which Plato in the Republic talks about the good itself from the way in which he talks about the just, the temperate, the brave, etc. It suggests that ... More


Predation

MARK A STEELE and TODD W. ANDERSON

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/9780520246539.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter focuses on field studies to explore the role that predators play in nature. Based on practicing field ecologists, it suggests that such studies, although logistically more challenging, ... More


Patterns of Small Mammal Species Richness in Mediterranean and Temperate Chile: Patrones En La Riqueza De Especies De PequeñOs MamíFeros En Las Regiones MediterráNea Y Templada De Chile

Hernán L. Cofré, Horacio Samaniego, and Pablo A. Marquet

in The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098596
eISBN:
9780520916159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098596.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter analyzes richness and rarity patterns of small mammals (rodents and marsupials) in Mediterranean and Temperate Chile. It tests for the effect of environmental factors that may explain ... More


The Ecology and Evolutionary History of Oligoryzomys Longicaudatus in Southern South America: EcologíA E Historia De Oligoryzomys Longicaudatus En El Sur De SundÁMerica

R. Eduardo Palma, Fernando Torres-Pérez, and Dusan Boric-Bargeto

in The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098596
eISBN:
9780520916159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098596.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter determines the ecology and evolutionary relationships among populations whose results have been synthesized, using life-history traits as well as morphological, chromosomal, and ... More


Genus Disseta Giesbrecht 1889

Taisoo Park

in Taxonomy and Distribution of the Calanoid Copepod Family Heterorhabdidae

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098428
eISBN:
9780520916029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098428.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes Disseta which is the most primitive genus in the Heterorhabdidae. It notes that it can be distinguished from the other genera of the family by such primitive features as the ... More


Darwin's Orchids: Then and Now

Retha Edens-Meier and Peter Bernhardt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226044910
eISBN:
9780226173641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173641.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

A quorum of scientists, conducting field and laboratory research on orchid pollination in eleven countries, offer reviews and results to celebrate the 150th anniversary of On The Various Contrivances ... More


The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Donald M. Waller and Thomas P. Rooney (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Straddling temperate forests and grassland biomes and stretching along the coastline of two Great Lakes, Wisconsin contains tallgrass prairie and oak savanna, broadleaf and coniferous forests, ... More


Cultural Colonization without Colonial Settlements: A Case Study in Early Iron Age Temperate Europe

Peter S. Wells

in Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

During the Early Iron Age, communities in temperate Europe adopted material culture and performance practices such as feasting from the Greek world. This process, most evident archaeologically in ... More


Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Felix Driver and Luciana Martins (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The contrast between the temperate and the tropical is one of the most enduring themes in the history of the Western geographical imagination. Caught between the demands of experience and ... More


Swamp Sublime: Ecology and Resistance in the American Plantation Zone

Monique Allewaert

in Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677276
eISBN:
9781452947747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677276.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the travels of naturalist William Bartram across the southern colonies where he recorded the native flora and fauna. Bartram intended to distinguish southern America as a ... More


Returning Fears: Tropical Disease and the Metropolis

Rod Edmond

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter emphasis on the complex and entangled geographies of so-called tropical diseases during the period under discussion in this book, on both the global and the metropolitan scales. The new ... More


Ecophysiology of the Herbaceous Layer in Temperate Deciduous Forests

Howard S. Neufeld and Donald R. Young

in The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837656
eISBN:
9780190267865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837656.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the major ecomorphological and ecophysiological adaptations that characterize understory herbs and relates these features to the dynamic and limiting light environment in ... More


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