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Bayesian Statistics for Beginnersa step-by-step approach

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

Therese Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841296
eISBN:
9780191876820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841296.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners is an entry-level book on Bayesian statistics. It is like no other math book you’ve read. It is written for readers who do not have advanced degrees in mathematics ... More

The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Caves and other subterranean habitats with their often strange (even bizarre) inhabitants have long been objects of fascination, curiosity, and debate. The question of how such organisms have ... More

Creatures of Cain

Creatures of Cain

Erika Lorraine Milam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181882
eISBN:
9780691185095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181882.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

After World War II, the question of how to define a universal human nature took on new urgency. This book charts the rise and precipitous fall in Cold War America of a theory that attributed man's ... More

Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

Kevin N. Laland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182810
eISBN:
9780691184470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182810.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for cultural production, from the arts and language to science and technology. How did the human mind—and the uniquely human ability to devise and transmit ... More

Evolutionary GeneticsConcepts, Analysis, and Practice

Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830917
eISBN:
9780191868993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830917.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genetics is the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. With the recent explosion in the availability of whole genome sequence data, vast quantities of genetic data ... More

Mitonuclear Ecology

Mitonuclear Ecology

Geoffrey E. Hill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198818250
eISBN:
9780191859465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818250.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Eukaryotes were born of a chimeric union of two prokaryotes. The legacy of this fusion is organisms with both a nuclear and mitochondrial genome that must work in a coordinated fashion to enable ... More

Ocean RecoveryA sustainable future for global fisheries?

Ocean Recovery: A sustainable future for global fisheries?

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198839767
eISBN:
9780191875533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839767.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Over the last 2 decades, the scientific and popular media have been bombarded by gloom-and-doom stories on the future of fisheries, the status of fish stocks, and the impact of fishing on marine ... More

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Nathalie Pettorelli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book intends to familiarise prospective users in the environmental community with satellite remote sensing technology and its applications, introducing terminology and principles behind ... More

Time in Ecology

Time in Ecology

Eric Post

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182353
eISBN:
9780691185491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182353.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Ecologists traditionally regard time as part of the background against which ecological interactions play out. This book argues that time should be treated as a resource used by organisms for growth, ... More

Urban Ornithology150 Years of Birds in New York City

Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

P. A. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J. Norse, and John Kieran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This book offers the first quantitative long-term historical analysis of the migratory, winter, and breeding avifaunas of any New York City natural area—Van Cortlandt Park and the adjacent Northwest ... More

Viruses as Complex Adaptive Systems

Viruses as Complex Adaptive Systems

Richard Sole and Santiago F. Elena

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691158846
eISBN:
9780691185118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158846.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Viruses are everywhere, infecting all sorts of living organisms, from the tiniest bacteria to the largest mammals. Many are harmful parasites, but viruses also play a major role as drivers of our ... More

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