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Invertebrates

C. Hambler, G.R.W. Wint, and D.J. Rogers

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the role of invertebrates in ecosystems. It discusses significant contribution of Oxford researchers in ecology and ecological genetics such as Charles Elton, Edmund Ford, and ... More


The Mammals of Wytham Woods

C.D. Buesching, J.R. Clarke, S.A. Ellwood, C. King, C. Newman, and D.W. Macdonald

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores the different field biology studies of mammals living at Wytham Woods. It focuses first on research done on small mammals such as wood mice and voles, and examines their ecology ... More


The Woods in the modern landscape

K.J. Kirby and C.W.D. Gibson

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the role of Wytham Woods in the field of ecological research. It describes the area's role in helping to understand how ecology works at the medium to large landscape scale. It ... More


Birds

C.M. Perrins

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter reviews the various long-term population studies of birds at Wytham Woods. It looks into studies that address significant issues in field biology, including the evolution and ecology of ... More


Conservation Management of Wytham Woods

N. Fisher, N.D. Brown, and P.S. Savill

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter outlines the conservation management of Wytham Woods, both past and present. It first considers the conservation management of the area before 1900 when the nation's population became ... More


Introduction

C.M. Perrins

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This introductory chapter outlines the history of the Wytham Woods in Oxfordshire. It provides a historical account of major events that helped shape the Woods into its current state. It explains the ... More


Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Peter Savill, Christopher Perrins, Keith Kirby, and Nigel Fisher (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book tells the Wytham story in an accessible way. It provides a fascinating overview of what the Woods are like, their history, composition (both plant and animal), and how their wildlife has ... More


The Trees in the Woods 1945–2007

K.J. Kirby

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores the status of the trees located in Wytham. It examines the tree's physiology, including the composition and structure of shrub layers in Wytham. It describes the extent of the ... More


Woods ancient and modern—land use history

C.W.D. Gibson and K.J. Kirby

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers the area's developments throughout the centuries. It first describes the area's landscape throughout the medieval period up to the late eighteenth century. It emphasizes on ... More


The Physical Environment

M.E. Taylor, M.D. Morecroft, and H.R. Oliver

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the physical environment surrounding Wytham Woods by providing illustrations of the area. It analyses information gathered from the Environmental Change Network (ECN), and ... More


Wytham in a changing world

M.D. Morecroft and M.E. Taylor

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the impacts of environmental changes to Wytham Woods. It tackles the environmental issue of climate change and relates this to the studies done by the Environmental Change ... More


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