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Forest as habitat

Adrian C. Newton

in Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567448
eISBN:
9780191717895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter describes methods for assessing a series of habitat variables, including deadwood volume, vertical stand structure, characteristics of forest fragments and edge effects, and the ... More


Microglia in the developing and mature central nervous system

V. Hugh Perry

in Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter shows that macrophages play a part in the removal of cellular debris from the developing central nervous system (CNS) and then differentiate to become microglia, the resident macrophages ... More


A More Effective Scouring Agent: The New Year’s Eve Debris Flood and the Collapse of Local Flood Control, 1930–1934

Jared Orsi

in Hazardous Metropolis: Flooding and Urban Ecology in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238503
eISBN:
9780520930087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238503.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1914 vision of hydraulic order had mutated into a technocratic nightmare. Over the previous twenty years, southern Californians spent fifty million dollars on a comprehensive plan, a centralized ... More


The Night of the Human Body: Statues and Fantasy in Postwar American Cinema

Susan Feleman

in Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474410892
eISBN:
9781474438469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410892.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although it is conventional, and perhaps logical, to regard the avant-garde and the commercial cinemas separately, major new developments in each arose concurrently in the USA during the Second World ... More


Joyce's Debris

David Spurr

in Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the place of James Joyce's Ulysses in the history of the novel and reflects on the degree to which objects gradually come to proliferate and assume a dominant role in ... More


Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

James Patterson Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030239
eISBN:
9781617030246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book presents an account of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rooted in oral histories, it tells the dramatic but underreported story of a people who confronted the ... More


Responses in Streams and Groundwater

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter covers streams and groundwater, discussing their interconnection with wetlands and riparian systems. Groundwater recharge occurs across an entire watershed depending on precipitation and ... More


Geomorphic Systems of Green Lakes Valley

Nel Caine

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117288
eISBN:
9780197561171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117288.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

There are at least three justifications for the examination of the geomorphology of the area in which ecosystem studies are conducted. First, the present landscape and the materials that make it up ... More


Early Posture Forest Succession in the Heterogeneous Teton Landscape

Kathleen M. Doyle

in After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the early post-fire forest succession in the heterogeneous Teton landscape. Geologic substrates within the study region include Precambrian rocks of the Teton Range, plus a ... More


Snags and Coarse Woody Debris: An Important Legacy of Forests in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Daniel B. Tinker and Dennis H. Knight

in After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter describes the snags and coarse woody debris (CWD) in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Severe forest fires, such as those that occurred in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem of 1988, ... More


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Denis Guénoun

in A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter recounts the moment when the author's apartment in Oran was bombed by Organisation armée secrète (OAS) members on June 20, 1961. The author vividly described the events following the ... More


Periglacial Geomorphology

Else Kolstrup

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Many present landscape elements in western and central Europe are to a large extent the result of periglacial processes that prevailed during cold periods more than 10,000 years ago. As with the ... More


French Alps and Alpine Forelands

Yvonne Battiau-Queney

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

The French Alps are the western part of the 1,200-km-long Alpine range extending eastward to the Vienna basin. They have the highest summits of the range, in the Mont-Blanc massif (4,807 m a.s.l.). ... More


Sensing Oceans and Geo-Speculating with a Garbage Patch

Jennifer Gabrys

in Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693122
eISBN:
9781452954356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693122.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Chapter five shifts from carbon sensing to garbage sensing, more specifically in the form of plastic debris in the oceans in the form of “garbage patches.” In this chapter, the author looks at the ... More


Superpower Restraints, Planetary Security, and Earth Identity

Daniel Deudney

in Dark Skies: Space Expansionism, Planetary Geopolitics, and the Ends of Humanity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190903343
eISBN:
9780190090241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903343.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A third, often-overlooked, space agenda, the Clarke-Sagan and Whole Earth Security programs, aims to close the gap between the territorial state system and technologies and spaces of planetary scope ... More


Afterword Medieval Debris

Michelle R. Warren

in Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665259
eISBN:
9781452946498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665259.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This afterword describes the aim of the author in establishing an archive of local knowledge that places colonial history in relation to medieval studies during the Third Republic through Joseph ... More


Aged Stars and Disrupted Exosystems

Karel Schrijver

in One of Ten Billion Earths: How we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799894
eISBN:
9780191864865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799894.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Several chapters in this book illustrate the long, complex paths that the scientific community takes to uncover the workings of the Universe. This chapter focuses on the chemical analysis of stars by ... 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 sun and ice, or to provide ... More


Surfaces of the Street

Eric E. Poehler

in The Traffic Systems of Pompeii

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190614676
eISBN:
9780190614690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614676.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The subject of Chapter 3 is the six-century-long evolution of Pompeian street surfaces and the architectures that accompany them. These surfaces include streets made of beaten ash that once covered ... More


Canal Builders

David A. Weintraub

in Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691209258
eISBN:
9780691209265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209258.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter details how Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli redrew and re-imagined the surface of Mars, and discovered what he believed to be a planet-girdling system of 75-mile-wide canals. It mentions ... More


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