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Flowering Plants

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

in Phylogeography of California

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

There is much excellent phylogenetic work on California plant species, but the molecular tools used thus far are generally more useful at discerning evolutionary relationships that occurred prior to ... More


The Northern Provinces

Richard P. Hilton

in Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The northern provinces encompass all of California north of the Transverse Ranges, which dissect the state in an east-west fashion just north of the Los Angeles Basin. This chapter deals with the ... More


Insects

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

in Phylogeography of California

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

California insects surveyed for their phylogeographic structure display a variety of patterns, depending on their vagility, habitat requirements, and reproduction. Although insects have been present ... More


The Biodiversity That Protected Areas Can’t Capture: How Private Ranch, Forest, And Tribal Lands Sustain Biodiversity

Richard L. Knight and Susan Charnley

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

National parks, wilderness areas, preserves, and other areas designated for species protection are often too small or not located in areas of highest biodiversity, most productive soils, or most ... More


Polaklie Illahee (Land of Darkness): Identity and Genocidal Culture in Oregon

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the years between 1851 and 1858, which saw intermittent armed conflict among Native peoples and colonials in western Oregon Territory, and notes that in 1853, Congress formally ... More


Valley of the Willamette

Peter A. Kopp

in Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon's Willamette Valley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520277472
eISBN:
9780520965058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277472.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with an explanation of the geology, climate, ecosystems, and first peoples of Oregon’s Willamette Valley after the last ice age. It then explains how those factors contributed to ... More


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