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Applied aspects of temporary waters

D. Dudley Williams

in The Biology of Temporary Waters

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528128
eISBN:
9780191713538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines aspects of temporary waters that are largely associated with human activities. Some of these associations are ancient, for example use of temporary floodplain pools for trapping ... More


Auto/biografiction: Counterfeit Lives: A Taxonomy of Displacements of Fiction towards Life‐Writing

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the converse displacement to that considered in Chapters 3 and Chapter 4, looking instead at cases where fiction‐writers colonize the forms of life‐writing, producing a variety ... More


Fish Tales:: Optimism and Other Bias in Rhetoric about Exotic Carps in America

Glenn Sandiford

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Invasive species policy is a “trans-scientific” issue, guided by science but ultimately transcending into the realm of opinion and judgment. Since the early nineteenth century, five foreign species ... More


Ecological Separation without Hydraulic Separation: Engineering Solutions to Control Invasive Common Carp in Australian Rivers

Robert Keller

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) is a major and widespread pest species in southeast Australia. The recent emphasis on increasing regulated river flows to improve environmental values requires ... More


Pathways toward a Policy of Preventing New Great Lakes Invasions

Joel Brammeier and Thom Cmar

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

We now have a good sense of the costs associated with the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and understand the risk of further invasions from different vectors. ... More


Science and the American Unification Church

Benjamin E. Zeller

in Prophets and Protons: New Religious Movements and Science in Late Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797204
eISBN:
9780814797495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797204.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the major Unification positions on science though the Divine Principle and the Unification institutions that the group founded in the 1970s and 1980s. It begins with the ... More


Forecasting Species Invasions in Wisconsin Lakes and Streams

M. Jake Vander Zanden and Jeff T. Maxted

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter highlights the ecological change caused by the invasion of Wisconsin's aquatic ecosystems by a series of “emerging” exotic species. It focuses on five species: rusty crayfish, zebra ... More


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