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Niches and Distributions in Practice: Overview

A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel Bastos Araújo

in Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136868
eISBN:
9781400840670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers the practice of modeling ecological niches and estimating geographic distributions. It first introduces the general principles and definitions underlying ecological niche ... More


Modeling Ecological Niches

A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel Bastos Araújo

in Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136868
eISBN:
9781400840670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explains how environmental data can be used to create models that characterize species’ ecological niches in environmental space. It introduces a model, which is a function constructed ... More


Rights over Fisheries and Fish

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter follows fishing rights from primitive monopolies to rights granted over medieval sea-fisheries to fishery regulation to property-like licensing. Most medieval rights were for fresh-water ... More


Free Mining from Medieval Europe to the Gold Rushes

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter begins by describing ‘free mining’ in Europe from the Dark Ages to the nineteenth century. The free miner was ‘free’ from most feudal obligations, ‘free’ to explore by roaming his lord's ... More


Clarifying Methodological Issues: A Way Forward

Michael Saini and Aron Shlonsky

in Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387216
eISBN:
9780199932092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387216.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Although there are a number of qualitative researchers who support the development of methods that integrate knowledge across studies, these same authors also acknowledge that the broad term ... More


Context: a survey of the literature

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with 19 recent contributions from the literature, which aim to provide a systematic categorization of public policy resources (Meltsner, Clapham, Lapeyronnie, Lacam, Kiun, Davern, ... More


Testing an interatomic force model

Mike Finnis

in Interatomic Forces in Condensed Matter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509776
eISBN:
9780191709180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509776.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter gives some practical advice on how to test the quality and transferability of an interatomic force model. The calculation of crystal structure, lattice parameters, and elastic constants ... More


Classes of Shares

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the rights attaching to shares and the issues that arise when complexity is introduced into the capital structure by the issue of different classes of shares. Topics covered ... More


Fatherhood and the European Union

Michael Rush

in Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Six highlights the importance of social dialogue to the social politics of fatherhood in the European Union and the importance of scholarly involvement on bodies such as the European ... More


Design, Action, and Practice: Three Branches of the Same Tree

Gillian R. Hayes

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Action research (AR) is an approach to research that involves engaging with a community to address some problem or challenge, and through this problem-solving, to develop scholarly knowledge. AR is ... More


Toward Transferability in Grounded Design: Comparing Two Design Case Studies in Firefighting

Matthias Betz and Volker Wulf

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Grounded design is a particular design-research approach applied in case studies. The approach aims to investigate social practices with the purpose of identifying and unveiling problematic aspects ... More


Evidence Synthesis for Informing Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Thomas A. Trikalinos, Louise B. Russell, and Gillian D. Sanders

in Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This is a new chapter, highlighting the importance of interpreting, adjusting, and synthesizing evidence for informing cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) models. The chapter goes beyond the original ... More


Explaining the (De)valuation of Process Experts in Contemporary Organizations

Jeffrey W. Treem and William C. Barley

in Expertise, Communication, and Organizing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198739227
eISBN:
9780191802317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739227.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces the concept of process expertise to refer to a form of expertise individuals may enact in managing information and communication both within and across specialist domains but ... More


Introduction: Links and Translation in the Canterbury Tales

Warren Ginsberg

in Tellers, Tales, and Translation in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198748786
eISBN:
9780191811500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748786.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The first part of the Introduction adapts ideas from Benjamin to read the inner connections of the Canterbury Tales as intra-lingual translations. This approach allows the work to be treated as ... More


Human Capital and the Labor Market Adjustment of Immigrants: Testing Alternative Hypotheses

George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In previous research on the economic adjustment of immigrants, hypotheses were generated based on the degree of the transferability of skill and the self-selection of immigrants for labor market ... More


The “Negative” Assimilation of Immigrants: A Special Case

George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter studies whether “negative” assimilation among immigrants living in the United States occurs if skills are highly transferable internationally. It outlines the conditions for negative ... More


The Structure of Property Law

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to identify the ‘structural’ (or ‘doctrinal’) features of property law, compare these features with other branches of law, and consider how these features have been applied to the ... More


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