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Landscape Effects on Individual Movement and Dispersal: Behavioral Landscape Ecology

Kimberly A. With

in Essentials of Landscape Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838388
eISBN:
9780191874697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838388.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Movement is a fundamental process that enables individuals to find food or mates, locate suitable habitat, and colonize new areas. The effect of environmental heterogeneity on individual movement ... More


The Imagery of the Landscape of Fear

Michael Barkun

in Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun.9
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter defines the landscape of fear as an inner mental landscape, constructed of sense perceptions, memories, and the images our culture provides. As a result, the interpretation we give to ... More


Geographies of violence: war reporting, 1990–2012

Lesley Wylie

in Colombia's Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319747
eISBN:
9781781380932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319747.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the widespread view of geography as one of the principal causes of political violence in Colombia. It engages, in particular, with the trope of abandonment and the ... More


Making the Invisible Visible: Reverse Transparency and Privacy

Michael Barkun

in Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun.7
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses why decision-makers can scarcely remain passive in the face of a landscape of fear. As the strategic theorist Colin Gray observed shortly after September 11, decision-makers ... More


The Importance of Predation and Parasitism

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198732754
eISBN:
9780191796982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732754.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

A number of excellent experimental studies have demonstrated the importance of predation in structuring desert ecosystems, and how predation and competition interact to structure desert communities. ... More


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