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Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, and Rhys Green

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520863
eISBN:
9780191706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book outlines the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and ... More


Dielectric Theory of Frenkel Excitons: Local Field Effects

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents the so-called dielectric theory of the Frenkel excitons. The theory is the generalization of the local field Lorentz theory to the case of anisotropic molecular solids. It takes ... More


Bose–Hubbard models: methods of treatment

Maciej Lewenstein, Anna Sanpera, and Verònica Ahufinger

in Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices: Simulating quantum many-body systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199573127
eISBN:
9780191775048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573127.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter reviews various theoretical methods that can be applied to investigate Bose–Hubbard models. In particular, it discusses the Bogolyubov method, strong coupling expansion, the perturbative ... More


The Campus as Cultural Landscape: Archaeology and the Formation of Collegiate Identity

LAURA JONES

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Collegiate identity is strongly connected to places — student residences, libraries, athletic facilities, theaters — where students spend their time and have memorable experiences. Campus field ... More


Primate Ecology and Conservation

Eleanor Sterling, Nora Bynum, and Mary Blair (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The study of primate ecology and conservation has advanced rapidly in recent years. This practical volume brings together a group of distinguished primate researchers to synthesize field, laboratory, ... More


The Application of Magnetic Prospecting Methods on the 1863 Bivouacs of the 2nd Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade

Peter Leach, Kerri Holland, and Joseph F. Balicki

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological investigation of American Civil War campsites, in both permanent and field camp settings, provides an intimate look into regimental constituents, camp life, and camp layout. A large ... More


In the Field and Beyond: Survey, Excavation, Preservation, and Conservation

Francesco Menotti

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses field methods (survey, excavation, preservation, and conservation) in wetland archaeology. These methods differ from those of ‘conventional’ archaeology due to the peculiarity ... More


Quantum gauge theories

Iosif L. Buchbinder and Ilya L. Shapiro

in Introduction to Quantum Field Theory with Applications to Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198838319
eISBN:
9780191874666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838319.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter, which is the last chapter in Part I, is devoted to an extensive discussion of quantum gauge theories, which is based on functional integrals and Lagrangian quantization. After ... More


Sep-Con Articulation Process in Creative Discovery

Albert Rothenberg

in Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Verbatim descriptions are given of the use of the sep-con articulation process in creative discovery by Werner Arber on DNA restriction and modification, David Baltimore on reverse transcriptase, ... More


Field Methods

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

in After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

In Chapter 1 we suggested that the archaeology of the contemporary past is a critical inquiry into the present using archaeological approaches originally ... More


Research Program

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

in Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses some methodological implications of a sociocultural developmental perspective of children’s disabilities, the implementation of the ethnographic research, and the first ... More


Performing Asceticism and Redefining Definitional Boundaries

Antoinette Elizabeth DeNapoli

in Real Sadhus Sing to God: Gender, Asceticism, and Vernacular Religion in Rajasthan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940011
eISBN:
9780199388639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940011.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 1 locates female sadhus’ practices within a performance studies-centered model of religious expressive culture and discusses the concept of “vernacular asceticism” as a lens for thinking ... More


Life in the Nasca Desert

Christina A. Conlee

in Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062020
eISBN:
9780813051857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062020.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter covers the geography, natural resources (water, soil, plant, and animal), and environment of the Nasca region. The natural and climatic phenomena that impact the area are described and ... More


Introduction

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

in South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the volume and outlines the research question, the argument, and the methodological approach. The volume combines three broader discussions: the first one concerning ... More


The Wave Mechanics of Diatomic Molecules

F. Iachello and R. D. Levine

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195080919
eISBN:
9780197560419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195080919.003.0004
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The spectroscopy of diatomic molecules (Herzberg, 1950) serves as a paradigm for the study of larger molecules. In our presentation of the algebraic approach we shall ... More


Taxonomy of Nonhuman Relatives

Nurit Bird-David

in Us, Relatives: Scaling and Plural Life in a Forager World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293403
eISBN:
9780520966680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293403.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This interlude reflects on the anthropologist’s effort to collect information about the fauna and flora utilized by forager-cultivator people. It relates the author’s experience of foragers’ ... More


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