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Diversity and Dynamics of Californian Subtidal Kelp Forests

Michael Graham, Ben Halpern, and Mark Carr

in Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195319958
eISBN:
9780199869596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319958.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The chapter describes the geology, oceanography, and patterns of biogeography of the California kelp forests. The structure and biodiversity of the kelp forest food web for all trophic guilds is ... More


Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

N. Joan Abbott, Roddy Williamson, and Linda Maddock (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish) are among the most intelligent invertebrates, with highly developed nervous systems that provide excellent model systems for investigating basic questions in ... More


Intracellular recordings from the chromatophore lobes of Octopus

J. A. Miyan and J. B. Messenger

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0287
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter is an account of a whole brain preparation that has enabled for the first time to dye-fill, and record intracellularly from, cells in the brain of Octopus. Over a hundred cells in the ... More


Multiple matrices in the memory system of Octopus

J. Z. Young

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0298
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter describes the multiple matrices in the memory system of octopus. The capacity to set up and hold the memory is distributed among many distinct matrices. This distribution implies that ... More


The Mussel Slough Affair

Richard J. Orsi

in Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520200197
eISBN:
9780520940864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200197.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Mussel Slough Affair, which involved the Southern Pacific Company and the rival claimants to its lands. It studies the “Octopus” Myth, a fictional account of the Battle of ... More


Canto 29

Alex Pestell

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

My paper reads Canto 29 as a poem informed by Pound’s life in the early 1920s, a time when he was getting to grips with revolutions in his understanding both of economic and sexual values. The ... More


Modified Coral from Nu‘alolo Kai

Julie S. Field and Windy K. McElroy

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines artifacts of modified coral from Nuʻalolo Kai. There are few substantial coral colonies inshore at Nuʻalolo Kai, an indication of the heavy wave action experienced by the ... More


Contracting without Meaning

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198868873
eISBN:
9780191905339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868873.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

How do you know what a corporate person is really intending, whoever exactly that person is? This chapter explores a set of initial answers to this question in philosophies of intention like ... More


Fighting the Octopus

R. Scott Huffard Jr.

in Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652818
eISBN:
9781469652832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652818.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the creation and expansion of the Southern Railway corporation and the ways in which the corporation overcame anti-monopoly sentiment in the South. While the company styled ... More


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