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America's Scientific TreasuresA Travel Companion

America's Scientific Treasures: A Travel Companion

Stephen M. Cohen and Brenda H. Cohen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197545508
eISBN:
9780197545539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545508.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

America’s Scientific Treasures is a comprehensive travel guide, designed for adults, that takes the reader to well-known and lesser-known sites of scientific and technological interest in the United ... More

Conservation PhysiologyApplications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Christine L. Madliger, Craig E. Franklin, Oliver P. Love, and Steven J. Cooke (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Conservation physiology is a rapidly expanding, multi-disciplinary field that uses physiological tools to characterize and solve conservation problems. This text provides a consolidated overview of ... More

Dead ZonesThe Loss of Oxygen from Rivers, Lakes, Seas, and the Ocean

Dead Zones: The Loss of Oxygen from Rivers, Lakes, Seas, and the Ocean

David L. Kirchman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197520376
eISBN:
9780197520406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520376.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book explores the many rivers, lakes, and oceans that are losing oxygen. Aquatic habitats with little dissolved oxygen are called dead zones because nothing can live there except some microbes. ... More

Epidemiology with R

Epidemiology with R

Bendix Carstensen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198841326
eISBN:
9780191876936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841326.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This book is a practical guide designed for students and researchers with an existing knowledge of R who wish to learn how to apply it in an epidemiological context and exploit its versatility. It ... More

Essential Ornithology

Essential Ornithology

Graham Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804741
eISBN:
9780191843037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804741.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

Essential Ornithology provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds, one of the most widely studied taxonomic groups. The book begins by considering the ... More

Evolution and BiogeographyVolume 8

Evolution and Biogeography: Volume 8

Martin Thiel and Gary Poore (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190637842
eISBN:
9780197538265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637842.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This volume examines Evolution and Biogeography of Crustacea, one of the dominant groups of animals, especially in aquatic environments. The first part of this volume is dedicated to the explanation ... More

Game Theory in Biologyconcepts and frontiers

Game Theory in Biology: concepts and frontiers

John M. McNamara and Olof Leimar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198815778
eISBN:
9780191853456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815778.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Game theory in biology seeks to predict social behaviour and other traits that influence how individuals interact. It does this by tentatively assuming that current traits are stable endpoints of ... More

Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Joseph A. Veech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Habitat is crucial to the survival and reproduction of individual organisms as well as persistence of populations. As such, species-habitat relationships have long been studied, particularly in the ... More

Modeling Populations of Adaptive Individuals

Modeling Populations of Adaptive Individuals

Steven F. Railsback and Bret C. Harvey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195285
eISBN:
9780691195377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195285.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Ecologists now recognize that the dynamics of populations, communities, and ecosystems are strongly affected by adaptive individual behaviors. Yet until now, we have lacked effective and flexible ... More

Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases

John M. Drake, Michael Bonsall, and Michael Strand (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853244
eISBN:
9780191887710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853244.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Ecology

Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases is the first comprehensive survey of this rapidly developing field. The chapter topics provide an up-to-date presentation of classical concepts, reviews of ... More

Redesigning LifeHow genome editing will transform the world

Redesigning Life: How genome editing will transform the world

John Parrington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198766834
eISBN:
9780191918957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766834.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

We can now edit genomes. The technique, which involves cutting and pasting DNA code into the genome, is faster and cheaper than traditional genetic engineering and can be used on almost any animal or ... More

The Science of Animal WelfareUnderstanding What Animals Want

The Science of Animal Welfare: Understanding What Animals Want

Marian Stamp Dawkins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198848981
eISBN:
9780191883682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848981.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Bioethics

This book is intended as a guide for anyone who is interested in animals and how their welfare can be assessed scientifically. It addresses the question of why, despite growing public interest in how ... More

Silent WitnessForensic DNA Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters

Silent Witness: Forensic DNA Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters

Henry Erlich, Eric Stover, and Thomas J. White (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190909444
eISBN:
9780197539958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909444.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Forensic DNA evidence has helped convict the guilty, exonerate the wrongfully convicted, identify victims of genocide, and reunite families torn apart by war and repressive regimes. Yet many of the ... More

Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Patricia J. Vittum

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The first edition of this reference work became known as the bible of turfgrass entomology upon publication in 1987. It has proved invaluable to professional entomologists, commercial turf managers, ... More

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