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Approaches and Techniques

J. Eduardo P. W. Bicudo, William A. Buttemer, Mark A. Chappell, James T. Pearson, and Claus Bech

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228447
eISBN:
9780191711305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228447.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The emergence of new techniques, methods, and analytical approaches is hard to predict. Research on avian biology has greatly benefitted from technical advances (for example tracking technology), and ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

J. Eduardo P. W. Bicudo, William A. Buttemer, Mark A. Chappell, James T. Pearson, and Claus Bech

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228447
eISBN:
9780191711305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228447.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The conspicuous nature of birds and their high-energy lifestyles has made them an attractive research model for many behavioral and physiological studies. Previous chapters give a sense of the scope ... More


Negative movement in the history of Norwegian: the evolution of a grammatical virus

John Sundquist

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter analyzes the Negative Movement (NM) pattern in Norwegian, where, as in other Scandinavian languages, objects containing a negative quantifier (e.g., no books) must appear to the left of ... More


Uncertainty and predictability: the niches of migrants and nomads

Niclas Jonzén, Endre Knudsen, Robert D. Holt, and Bernt‐Erik Sæther

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Animal movement is a general strategy for dealing with environmental variability, but takes on a variety of forms according to life history constraints and environmental covariates. This chapter ... More


Engaging Neocortical Networks with Dynamic Faces

Stephen V. Shepherd and Asif A. Ghazanfar

in Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014533
eISBN:
9780262289313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014533.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter discusses neurophysiological aspects of dynamics, including gaze, attention, and vocal signals during the perception of expressions. A link is established between the perception of ... More


Anaconda: The Secret Life of the World's Largest Snake

Jesús A. Rivas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199732876
eISBN:
9780197521007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199732876.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Written by Jesús Rivas, the undisputed expert on the biology of anacondas, this is the first authoritative book on the biology of the green anaconda, the world’s largest snake. Rivas describes his ... More


Tales of the Talā (Dollar): Notes on Cars, Consumption, and Class in American Sāmoa1

Fa‘anofo Lisaclaire Uperesa

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0030
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter features “homework” conducted in American Sāmoa that illustrates how the intensification of transnational flows of goods, people, and ideas in the late twentieth and early twenty-first ... More


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