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Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow

Lev Ginzburg and Mark Colyvan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168167
eISBN:
9780199790159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The main focus of the book is the presentation of the inertial view of population growth. This view provides a rather simple model for complex population dynamics, and is achieved at the level of the ... More


Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

John D. Thompson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book integrates a diverse and scattered literature to produce a synthetic account of plant evolutionary ecology. The central theme is differentiation, both among and within species, in the ... More


Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Alex Córdoba-Aguilar (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230693
eISBN:
9780191710889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

This book is a collection of nineteen chapters where summaries of major ecological and evolutionary questions have been asked and responded using dragonflies and damselflies as study subjects. Each ... More


Mark–recapture studies and demography

Adolfo Cordero-Rivera and Robby Stoks

in Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230693
eISBN:
9780191710889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Population ecologists track wild animals over their lifetimes using mark-recapture methods. Odonates are easily marked and remain near water bodies, allowing for high recapture rates. In recent ... More


The biogeography and ecology of endemism

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter explores the biogeography of endemism and the population ecology of endemic species. The key feature of endemism is stated clearly: the majority of species have a narrow endemic ... More


Ant Ecology

Lori Lach, Catherine Parr, and Kirsti Abbott (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

From scorching, barren deserts to humid tropical forests, from deep in the soil, to high in the tree canopies, ants are everywhere! Comprising a substantial part of living biomass on earth, ants are ... More


The scope of plant population ecology

David J. Gibson

in Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology, Second Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199671465
eISBN:
9780191792496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671465.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This introductory chapter defines the scope and breadth of the topic of plant population ecology as the study of plant populations in their habitat. A brief history of the topic is discussed followed ... More


Population Ecology

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the avian migrant's population ecology. The basic equation for population growth states that change in the population over time equals the birth or natality rate minus the ... More


Population ecology

Otso Ovaskainen, Henrik Johan de Knegt, and Maria del Mar Delgado

in Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Integrating models with data

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714866
eISBN:
9780191783210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714866.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter introduces mathematical and statistical modelling approaches in population ecology. It starts with a conceptual section, continues with mathematical and statistical sections, and ends ... More


Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Integrating models with data

Otso Ovaskainen, Henrik Johan de Knegt, and Maria del Mar Delgado

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714866
eISBN:
9780191783210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714866.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book presents an integrative approach tomathematical and statistical modelling in ecology and evolutionary biology. After an introductory chapter, the book devotes one chapter for movement ... More


Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology, Second Edition

David J. Gibson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199671465
eISBN:
9780191792496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671465.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book provides authoritative guidance on research methodology for plant population ecology. Practical advice is provided to assist with the designing of field and greenhouse experiments and the ... More


Closed-Cone Pine and Cypress Forests

Michael G. Barbour

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Serotinus conifers have mature cones that remain closed and attached to the parent tree for 1 or more years after seed maturation; cones open rapidly when removed from the tree or when exposed to ... More


Predator Diet Breadth and Prey Population Dynamics: Mechanism and Modeling

MARC MANGEL and NICHOLAS WOLF

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter uses a combination of models from behavioral and population ecology to address certain aspects of community dynamics. It aims to show how the synthesis of two different scientific ... More


The Emergence of Materiality within Formal Organizations

Paul M. Leonardi

in How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671533
eISBN:
9780191751189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671533.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In their demonstrations that technologies and organizations are sociomaterial, or how they become sociomaterial, scholars have not reflected in any measurable depth on the concept of materiality by ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey D. Corbin, Carla M. D’antonio, Andrew R. Dyer, and Mark R. Stromberg

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Grassland ecosystems cover 10 percent of California's land area, and this habitat type is home to many endangered animals and plants in the state. This chapter presents a state-of-the-art synthesis ... More


Conclusion

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter summarizes the book's main points concerning the ecology, life history, and evolution of migratory birds. It first considers migration as a behavior used to exploit geographically ... More


Anarchists of the world, unite! A meso-structural analysis

Dana M. Williams

in Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The global anarchist movement, while an international phenomenon, is not even distributed through the world. This chapter adopts a meso-structural approach to analyze the variety and distribution of ... More


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