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Habitat quality and reproductive behavior in chickadees and tits: Potential for habitat matrix use in forest generalists

Ken A. Otter, Harry van Oort, and Kevin T. Fort

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Habitat destruction and fragmentation poses one of the most serious threats to biodiversity in conservation biology. What distinguishes habitat fragments is that the intervening gaps are often ... More


Terrestrial biodiversity

Erik Nelson, D. Richard Cameron, James Regetz, Stephen Polasky, and Gretchen Daily

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter models biodiversity alongside ecosystem services to identify potential win–win protected areas that capture both biodiversity and other ecosystem services, and also models biodiversity ... More


Habitat

David L. Strayer

in Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255265
eISBN:
9780520942523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255265.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews the impact of habitat on the distribution and abundance of unionoids. The discussion covers the habitat requirements of unionids, the frequency of habitat limitation in nature, ... More


Water vole restoration in the Upper Thames

Tom P. Moorhouse, Merryl Gelling, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

A replicated reintroduction experiment of water voles Arvicola terrestris in the Upper Thames was undertaken to reverse the species’ decline, and to learn lessons for future reintroductions. Cohorts ... More


Time as an Ecological Constraint1

R.I.M. Dunbar, A.H. Korstjens, and Julia Lehmann

in Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of time as a determinant of animal survival or reproduction in a given habitat, mainly by limiting an animal's foraging ability. More specifically, it analyses the time ... More


Environmental Drivers of Vector-Borne Diseases

Marta S. Shocket, Christopher B. Anderson, Jamie M. Caldwell, Marissa L. Childs, Lisa I. Couper, Songhee Han, Mallory J. Harris, Meghan E. Howard, Morgan P. Kai, Andrew J. MacDonald, Nicole Nova, and Erin A. Mordecai

in Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853244
eISBN:
9780191887710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853244.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Ecology

The transmission of vector-borne diseases is sensitive to environmental conditions, including temperature, humidity, rainfall, and land use/habitat quality. Understanding these causal relationships ... More


Evolution of genetically integrated dispersal strategies

Renée A. Duckworth

in Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608898
eISBN:
9780191774560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608898.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the extensive spatio-temporal environmental variation that parents and offspring are likely to experience during dispersal, making its costs and benefits more likely to be ... More


Movement and migration in a changing world

Åke Lindström, Ben B. Chapman, Niclas Jonzén, and Marcel Klaassen

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the documented effects that recent changes in habitat quality, climate, and biotic interactions have had on the spatiotemporal regimes of migrating animals. Animals of a large ... More


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