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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


History, examination, risk assessment, and treatment planning

F. Gilchrist and H.D. Rodd

in Paediatric Dentistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198789277
eISBN:
9780191917103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789277.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The provision of dental care for children presents some of the greatest challenges and rewards in clinical dental practice. High on the list of challenges is the need ... 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


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


Embers from the House of Blazes: Fragments, Relics, Ruins of Chicago

Rebecca S. Graff

in Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198803607
eISBN:
9780191917196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803607.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

Fragments imply a former whole, and ruins invoke a material landscape once cared for and conserved, now neglected. What meaning is conveyed when fragments ... More


The Optimism of Absence: An Archaeology of Displacement, Effacement, and Modernity

Paul R. Mullins

in Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198803607
eISBN:
9780191917196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803607.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

In the 1960s Edward J. Zebrowski turned the razing of Indianapolis, Indiana into a compelling show of forward-looking community optimism illuminating the ... 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


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/9780195117288.003.0009
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 ... 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


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, ... More


City of Angels or Edge City?

Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham

in After the Earth Quakes: Elastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195179132
eISBN:
9780197562291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195179132.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

Although this book focuses on societal response to earthquake disasters, many common threads can be found in societal response to other types of disasters. Some ... More


What Is a Glacier?

Jorge Daniel Taillant

in Glaciers: The Politics of Ice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199367252
eISBN:
9780197562925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199367252.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

It’s mind-boggling (and a bit scary) to consider that while most of our planet’s surface is covered with water, only about 2–3% of this water is actually ... More


Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response at the H. J. Andrews Long-Term Ecological Research Site

David Greenland and Frederick Bierlmaier

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0037
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The H. J. Andrews (AND) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site represents the temperate coniferous forest of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) of the United ... More


Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response—Synthesis

Greenland David and Douglas G. Goodin

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0039
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

At the outset we identified the theme of this book as how ecosystems respond to climate variability. We have examined this theme at a variety of LTER sites ... More


Weathering, Soils, and Slope Processes

John Wainwright

in The Physical Geography of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199268030
eISBN:
9780191919305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199268030.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Hillslopes are the dominant landform features of the Earth’s surface. They make up the interface between the atmosphere and Earth systems, providing a ... More


Tsunamis

Gerassimos Papadopoulos

in The Physical Geography of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199268030
eISBN:
9780191919305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199268030.003.0031
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

According to Imamura (1937: 123), the term tunami or tsunami is a combination of the Japanese word tu (meaning a port) and nami (a long wave), hence long ... More


From the Moon to Mars: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Susan M. Gaines, Geoffrey Eglinton, and Jürgen Rullkötter

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195176193
eISBN:
9780197562253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195176193.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

“But did anyone really expect to find anything?” I ask Geoff, as he shows me the canister that had contained his sample of moon dust from the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. ... More


The Geological Evolution of Lake Basins

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Two things are required in order for a lake to exist on the earth’s surface: a topographically closed hole in the ground and water. The subject of how topographical ... More


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