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Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Thomas N. Sherratt and David M. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548606
eISBN:
9780191917769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548606.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Why do we age? Why cooperate? Why do so many species engage in sex? Why do the tropics have so many species? When did humans start to affect world climate? This book provides an ... More

Evolutionary EcologyConcepts and Case Studies

Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Charles W. Fox, Derek A. Roff, and Daphne J. Fairbairn (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Evolutionary Ecology simultaneously unifies conceptual and empirical advances in evolutionary ecology and provides a volume that can be used as either a primary textbook or a ... More

A Great AridnessClimate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

William deBuys

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199778928
eISBN:
9780197563144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199778928.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

With its soaring azure sky and stark landscapes, the American Southwest is one of the most hauntingly beautiful regions on earth. Yet staggering population growth, combined with ... More

Long-Term Ecological ResearchChanging the Nature of Scientists

Long-Term Ecological Research: Changing the Nature of Scientists

Michael R. Willig and Lawrence R. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199380213
eISBN:
9780197562949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199380213.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program is, in a sense, an experiment to transform the nature of science, and represents one of the most effective mechanisms for ... More

Population CyclesThe Case for Trophic Interactions

Population Cycles: The Case for Trophic Interactions

Alan Berryman (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195140989
eISBN:
9780197561751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195140989.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

For over sixty years, understanding the causes of multiannual cycles in animal populations has been a central issue in ecology. This book brings together ten of the leaders in ... More

Remote Sensing for Ecology and ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Remote Sensing for Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Ned Horning, Julie A. Robinson, Eleanor J. Sterling, Woody Turner, and Sacha Spector

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199219940
eISBN:
9780191917417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199219940.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The work of conservation biology has grown from local studies of single species into a discipline concerned with mapping and managing biodiversity on a global scale. Remote ... More

Sacred SeaA Journey to Lake Baikal

Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Peter Thomson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195170511
eISBN:
9780197562208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170511.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Absoliutno blagopoluchnoe ozero Baikal! the Russian scientist looking out over the great lake says. "Lake Baikal is Perfect!" And humans can never harm it. For a man cut loose ... More

Saving the DammedWhy We Need Beaver-Modified Ecosystems

Saving the Dammed: Why We Need Beaver-Modified Ecosystems

Ellen Wohl

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190943523
eISBN:
9780197559949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943523.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The ability of beavers to create an abundant habitat for a diverse array of plants and animals has been analyzed time and again. The disappearance of beavers across the northern ... More

Shakespeare and Ecology

Shakespeare and Ecology

Randall Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Shakespeare and Ecology is the first book to explore the topical contexts that shaped the environmental knowledge and politics of Shakespeare and his audiences. Early modern ... More

Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert EcosystemThe Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Kris M. Havstad, Laura F. Huenneke, and William H. Schlesinger (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117769
eISBN:
9780197561201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117769.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The Jornada Basin LTER is located in the Chihuahuan Desert, the largest in North America. This region of south central New Mexico has a history of nearly 100 years as the basis ... More

Structure and Function of an Alpine EcosystemNiwot Ridge, Colorado

Structure and Function of an Alpine Ecosystem: Niwot Ridge, Colorado

William D. Bowman and Timothy R. Seastedt (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117288
eISBN:
9780197561171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117288.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

This book will provide a complete overview of an alpine ecosystem, based on the long-term research conducted at the Niwot Ridge LTER. There is, at present, no general book on ... More

Theoretical EcologyPrinciples and Applications

Theoretical Ecology: Principles and Applications

Robert May and Angela R. McLean (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209989
eISBN:
9780191917370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209989.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Robert May's seminal book has played a central role in the development of ecological science. Originally published in 1976, this influential text has overseen the transition of ... More

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