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Shifting roles of abiotic and biotic regulation of a multi-host parasite following disturbance

Mary F. Poteet

in Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Disturbance can influence patterns of distribution and abundance in free-living species and, in turn, the dynamics of their parasites. Yet the effects of disturbance on host-parasite dynamics can be ... More


The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America

David M. Henkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327204
eISBN:
9780226327228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327228.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Americans commonly recognize television, e-mail, and instant messaging as agents of pervasive cultural change. But many of us may not realize that what we now call snail mail was once just as ... More


Contributions of Ex Situ Propagation and Molecular Genetics to Conservation of Hawaiian Tree Snails

Michael G. Hadfield, Brenden S. Holland, and Kevin J. Olival

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents the experimental approaches used to study and conserve Hawaiian tree snails or the O'ahu tree snails of the genus Achatinella. It describes field-demographic studies that were ... More


Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing

Catherine J. Golden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033792
eISBN:
9780813039336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although “snail mail” may seem old fashioned and outdated in the twenty-first century, this book argues that the creation of the Penny Post in Victorian England was just as revolutionary in its time ... More


Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Malcolm Gordon (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We are living in the early stages of a looming worldwide extinction crisis. Abundant evidence shows that the current rate of species extinctions is nearing its highest level since the asteroid ... More


Epilogue The Columns of Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, & Arcadius

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.14
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter shows how the Romans saw things differently than we do today. When looking at the Column of Marcus Aurelius, the modern observer usually thinks first about the remarkable helical frieze, ... More


Overview

Gary Burness

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on experimental approaches to the conservation of endangered species. It presents an overview of case studies on Hawaiian tree snails, amphibians, leatherback turtles, Cuban ... More


Vetigastropoda

Daniel L. Geiger, Alexander N¨tzel, and Takenori Sasaki

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter investigates the evolution and phylogeny of the gastropod clade of Vetigastropoda. It explains that Vetigastropoda, introduced in 1980, is a clade of basal marine snails that include ... More


Heterobranchia II: The Pulmonata

Peter Mordan and Christopher Wade

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on the Pulmonata, gastropods belonging to the clade Heterobranchia. It explains that the pulmonates include the large majority of land snails and slugs, as well as many ... More


Spatial variations in sediment systems

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

in Ecology of Marine Sediments: From Science to Management

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198569015
eISBN:
9780191916717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198569015.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

In this chapter the primary emphasis is on spatial scales of disturbances, and we will follow on from our earlier discussions on the mechanisms of competition and ... More


Phylum Mollusca

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Mollusca is comprised of approximately 200,000 described living species, making it one of the largest animal phyla, and consists of eight living classes that are predominantly marine, with gastropods ... More


Considering “Considering the Snail”

Paul Muldoon

in At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Paul Muldoon and Wendy Lesser write about two underrecognized poems of central interest to Gunn's body of work: Muldoon on “Considering the Snail,” from the second, experimental section of My Sad ... More


Mircea Daneliuc: Romanian Cinema’s Rebel with a Cause

Dominique Nasta

in Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167451
eISBN:
9780231536691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167451.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Mircea Daneliuc, the most important Romanian director of the 1980s. His films managed to escape Communist censorship, while bringing to the fore extremely authentic characters ... More


Latitudinal Variation of Body Size in Land Snail Populations and Communities

Jeffrey C. Nekola, Gary M. Barker, Robert A. D. Cameron, and Beata M. Pokryszko

in Animal Body Size: Linking Pattern and Process across Space, Time, and Taxonomic Group

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226012148
eISBN:
9780226012285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012285.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the nature and underlying mechanisms for body size vs. latitude relationships in land snail populations and communities observed across large extents (>2,500 km) in northwestern ... More


Preventing the Unpreventable

Miriam Gross

in Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288836
eISBN:
9780520963641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288836.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the famous prevention arm of the campaign, which included snail elimination and improved hygiene and sanitation. People resisted prevention prior to the establishment of ... More


The evolution of air-breathing respiratory faculties in invertebrates

Steven F. Perry, Markus Lambertz, and Anke Schmitz

in Respiratory Biology of Animals: evolutionary and functional morphology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199238460
eISBN:
9780191864056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199238460.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Developmental Biology

This chapter aims at piecing together the evolution of air breathing in invertebrates, the main conclusion here being that it evolved independently several times. In molluscs alone, air breathing has ... More


A Tactile Eye

Tom Conley

in An Errant Eye: Poetry and Topography in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669646
eISBN:
9781452946573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669646.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter explains that the authors and works taken in this text have been set under a totem, the snail of the emblem of Gilles Corozzet’s Hécatomgraphie. It emerges from a stony lair ... More


Respiratory faculties of amphibious and terrestrial invertebrates

Steven F. Perry, Markus Lambertz, and Anke Schmitz

in Respiratory Biology of Animals: evolutionary and functional morphology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199238460
eISBN:
9780191864056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199238460.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Developmental Biology

This chapter focuses on the respiratory faculties of invertebrate air breathers. Although the partial pressure of oxygen in water is the same as in the surrounding atmosphere, the oxygen content per ... More


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