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Order in space: geography as a discipline in distance

Ron Johnston

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The 1960s saw a series of major changes in geographical practice in Britain, which interacted with similar changes in North America, where they started in the mid-1950s. To some, these constituted a ... More


Quantifying Trends in Space and Time

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Most of all, this book has focused on accurately quantifying the spatial patterns of plant diversity. This is often attempted with a combination of remote sensing data, plot sampling techniques, and ... More


Spatial Patterns: Behavioral Control and Cognitive Representation

Michael F. Brown

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It seems clear that objects and events in the world are related to each other in systematic ways. The nervous system appears to have evolved ... More


Internal Migration: Policy Changes, Recent Trends, and New Challenges 1

Zai Liang

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter concentrates on the major changes in government migration policies, recent trends in internal migration and migration research in China. It identifies some emerging patterns of internal ... More


Patterns of Biodiversity at Fine and Small Spatial Scales

Matty P. Berg

in Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575923
eISBN:
9780191774843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575923.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The biodiversity in fertile soil is mind-boggling. How can a large collection of species that potentially competes for the same resources coexist on a small spatial scale from a few centimetres to a ... More


Spatial variation and linear modeling of ecological data

Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich and Gordon A. Fox

in Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199672547
eISBN:
9780191796487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672547.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Spatial variation has been often considered undesirable noise in ecological studies because many statistical methods used assume random spatial distributions. It is time to change this because ... More


Organizing the Space of Knowledge

Alice Jenkins

in Space and the 'March of Mind': Literature and the Physical Sciences in Britain 1815-1850

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209927
eISBN:
9780191706431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209927.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Landscape metaphors tended to figure knowledge as an immense tract of country through which hardy and determined learners must struggle. But many efforts were made in the early 19th century to ... More


Connecting Pattern and Process in Greater Sage-Grouse Populations and Sagebrush Landscapes

Steven T. Knick and Steven E. Hanser

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Spatial patterns influence the processes that maintain Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations and sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) landscapes on which they depend. Connectivity ... More


Spatial patterns

Lawrence R. Walker

in The Biology of Disturbed Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575299
eISBN:
9780191774836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575299.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Disturbances contribute to the number and variety of spatial patterns at many scales and disturbance effects are best considered at a particular scale and for specific types of heterogeneity. ... More


The Birds of the Bismarck and Solomon Islands

James G. Sanderson and Stuart L. Pimm

in Patterns In Nature: The Analysis of Species Co-Occurrences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226292724
eISBN:
9780226292861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226292861.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We return to the Bismarck and Solomon islands, the locations that generated Diamond’s ideas on assembly rules. The null models generate a list of species pairs where the number of observed ... More


Seven Challenges for Spatial Analyses of Vector-Borne Diseases

T. Alex Perkins, Guido España, Sean M. Moore, Rachel J. Oidtman, Swarnali Sharma, Brajendra Singh, Amir S. Siraj, K. James Soda, Morgan Smith, Magdalene K. Walters, and Edwin Michael

in Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853244
eISBN:
9780191887710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853244.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Ecology

Prediction of spatial heterogeneity in disease incidence based on measurable spatial factors is a major goal of spatial epidemiology. There are a number of applied goals of these predictions, ... More


A Smell Is Like a Face

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter discusses the application of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study activity patterns in smell. The patterns demonstrated by fMRI studies on the rat olfactory bulb show ... More


Housing, spatial patterns and social cohesion

Peter Ratcliffe

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how housing policy should be evaluated in relation to the cohesion debate. It also reorientates housing-policy debates around the core theme of social, as distinct from ... More


Spatial and Temporal Patterns

Arnold G. van der Valk

in The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608942
eISBN:
9780191774805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608942.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the biotic and abiotic factors that influence the distribution of plants and animals found in wetlands, with an emphasis on spatial and temporal patterns. In particular, it ... More


Alternative stable states, tipping points, and early warning signals of ecological transitions

John M. Drake, Suzanne M. O’Regan, Vasilis Dakos, Sonia Kéfi, and Pejman Rohani

in Theoretical Ecology: concepts and applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198824282
eISBN:
9780191863271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824282.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Ecological systems are prone to dramatic shifts between alternative stable states. In reality, these shifts are often caused by slow forces external to the system that eventually push it over a ... More


Uganda: A New Set of Utility-Consistent Poverty Lines

Bjorn Van Campenhout, Haruna Sekabira, and Fiona Nattembo

in Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198744801
eISBN:
9780191805967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744801.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Uganda has seen impressive economic growth and substantial poverty reductions over the past few decades. However, recent research relying on non-monetary wealth indicators suggests much more modest ... More


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