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The use of dragonflies in the assessment and monitoring of aquatic habitats

Beat Oertli

in Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230693
eISBN:
9780191710889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Odonata constitute a valuable tool for various types of bioassessment and biomonitoring of aquatic habitats, such as the measure of biodiversity, the appraisal of waterbody health or integrity ... More


Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Angela H. Arthington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millenniumis a singular source of information on the subject of environmental flows-the quantity, timing, and quality of water flows and regimes ... More


The Infirm Ethical Foundations of Conservation

John A. Vucetich and Michael P. Nelson

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores how to approach the three big questions of conservation and the consequences of failing to take them seriously. These questions are: (1) What is population viability and ... More


The Conservation Values of Bees and Ants in the Costa Rican Dry Forest

S. Bradleigh Vinson, Sean T. O’Keefe, and Gordon W. Frankie

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the diversity and ecological relationships of bees and ants in the dry forest of Costa Rica. It focuses on their use as bioindicators of ecosystem health. Bees and ants are ... More


Sustaining Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter is devoted to the groundwater dependencies of riverine corridors, and the methods available to assess those dependencies and to protect and manage groundwater resources as part of ... More


Water for Nature

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Many ecosystems depend on the flow, quality, and temperature of groundwater contributions to streams, wetlands, and other surface-water bodies. This chapter examines these complex issues of ecosystem ... More


Egg signalling: the use of visual, auditory, and chemical stimuli

K. Brulez, T.W. Pike, and S.J. Reynolds

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Birds have evolved a number of egg traits capable of transmitting information to a variety of receivers, from incubating parents through to predators and brood parasites. This occurs through visual, ... More


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