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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


Detecting Causes

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides the foundation for understanding how studies are designed for the purpose of detecting causes. It presents a framework derived from two sources: psychology and epidemiology. The ... More


Messages from Islands: A Global Biodiversity Tour

Ilkka Hanski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226406305
eISBN:
9780226406589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226406589.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

From a small island in the Baltic Sea to the large tropical islands of Borneo and Madagascar, this book is a global tour of these natural, water-bound laboratories. The book draws upon the many ... More


Wandering Spirits: Loneliness and Longing in Greenland

Janne Flora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226610429
eISBN:
9780226610733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610733.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The aim of this monograph is to understand kinship and relatedness among Greenlandic Inuit (Kalaallit) through the lens of loneliness and longing, asking what happens when relations disappoint, fail, ... More


The Revival of Wartime Arrangements

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the U.S. government's efforts to revive wartime agreements after the end of World War II. The U.S. invested much in the construction of a worldwide network of military bases ... More


The Traditional Whaling Trades, 1604-1914

Gordon Jackson

in The British Whaling Trade

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007398
eISBN:
9781786944658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.003.0101
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section of the journal provides a detailed history of the traditional whaling industry. Over the course of three centuries the techniques and technologies associated with whaling changed very ... More


Indigenous Self-Government Structures in Canada, Greenland, and Sápmi

Rauna Kuokkanen

in Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 2 begins with a discussion of the related (but distinct) concepts of self-government, governance, and autonomy and how they differ from the concept of self-determination. It then examines in ... More


Granite Weathering

Piotr Migon

in Granite Landscapes of the World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199273683
eISBN:
9780191917615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199273683.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Weathering is a necessary precursor for landform development. However, in the context of granite it acquires a particular importance for various reasons. First, many ... More


Conflicting Goals, Ideologies, and Beliefs in the Field*

Lenore A. Grenoble and Simone S. Whitecloud

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

The last two decades have seen a remarkable surge in work in description and documentation of endangered languages, which has required researchers to rethink how they work with indigenous ... More


The Historical Background to the Discovery of Cave Art at Creswell Crags

Paul G. Bahn

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

On 14 April 2003, we made the first discovery of Palaeolithic cave art in Britain. Since portable art of the period had long been known in this country (Sieveking ... More


Arresting carbon dioxide emissions: why and how?

David Vincent

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209965
eISBN:
9780191917363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209965.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

This chapter sets the scene for future chapters covering a range of low carbon technologies from renewables through to nuclear. It reviews how the evidence base for ... More


Into the Icehouse

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

in The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199593576
eISBN:
9780191918018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593576.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The frozen lands of the north are an unforgiving place for humans to live. The Inuit view of the cosmos is that it is ruled by no one, with no gods to create wind and ... More


Mining, Community, and Environment

William O'Brien

in Prehistoric Copper Mining in Europe: 5500-500 BC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199605651
eISBN:
9780191918094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199605651.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The previous chapters in this book have reviewed the extensive research carried out on prehistoric copper mines in Europe. Numerous site investigations provide ... More


Is Nature Priceless?

Paul Collier

in The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195395259
eISBN:
9780197562802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195395259.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The indignant tears of a child command attention. Daniel, aged eight, has just learned about the Brazilian rain forest and it has moved him to his first ... More


Cultural Context and Form of Some of the Creswell Images: An Interpretative Model

Paul B. Pettitt

in Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Since Dorothy Garrod (1926) coined the term ‘Creswellian’ to describe the British Late Upper Palaeolithic archaeology and in doing so emphasized its differences from ... More


Dealing with Our Climate

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

in 2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

We’re standing by the observatory at the top of the Telegrafenberg (Telegraph Hill) in the German city of Potsdam. The neoclassical building towers over ... More


The Greenland Example

Charles Officer and Jake Page

in A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837809
eISBN:
9780190267872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837809.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses oil drilling exploration which has been carried out offshore of Greenland. It also examines how members of Greenpeace tried to stop this. The Cairn Energy of Edinburgh drilled ... More


Procedure

SHABTAI ROSENNE

in Provisional Measures in International Law: The International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199268061
eISBN:
9780191699245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268061.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the institution of provisional measures proceedings, and states that a request for provisional measures gives rise to proceedings that are independent of the principal ... More


The Emphasis on Public Participation in Energy Resource Development in Denmark, and the Rights of Greenland and the Faroe Islands

Anita Rønne

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Denmark is one of the countries in the world whose citizens have the ITIOSI formal rights in environmental and energy legislation. These rights were reinforced by Denmark's transposing the Aarhus ... More


The Site of Sunghir: Contents and Chronology

Erik Trinkaus, Alexandra P. Buzhilova, Maria B. Mednikova, and Maria V. Dobrovolskaya

in The People of Sunghir: Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199381050
eISBN:
9780197562956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381050.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The open-air Upper Paleolithic site of Sunghir (Сунгирь; Sungir’) is located along the northeastern edge of the Vladimir urban area, Russia, 192 km north of Moscow ... More


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