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Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Tyler Carrier, Adam Reitzel, and Andreas Heyland (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786962
eISBN:
9780191829086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786962.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

For more than a century, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, and oceanographers alike have been intellectually stimulated by marine invertebrate larval forms. In 1995, Ecology of Marine Invertebrate ... More

The Biology of Coral Reefs

The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles Sheppard, Simon Davy, Graham Pilling, and Nicholas Graham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198787341
eISBN:
9780191829420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787341.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. Ecologically they are as complex ... More

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198713593
eISBN:
9780191781902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713593.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds focuses on the interactions between the abiotic frame, such as turbulence, temperature, pH and nutrients, and the organisms, including interactions with and among ... More

Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

David W. Macdonald, Chris Newman, and Lauren A. Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The editors of this book have used their combined 90 years of experience working on the behaviour and ecology of wild carnivores to draw together a unique network of the world’s experts on musteloid ... More

Effective Conservation ScienceData Not Dogma

Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier, and Brian Silliman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book gathers together 28 personal stories told by leading thinkers and practitioners in conservation – all of whom have something to say about the uncomfortable tension that arises when data ... More

BonobosUnique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Brian Hare and Shinya Yamamoto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This is a comprehensive, illustrated catalogue of the 200+ marine chronometers in the collections of Royal Museums Greenwich. Every chronometer has been completely dismantled, studied and recorded, ... More

Essential Fish BiologyDiversity, structure, and function

Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

This book summarizes the basic features of living fish. It is introduced by a chapter on the diversity of a group which has over 30,000 species, the largest within the vertebrates, describing the ... More

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We use more than 100 000 chemicals in our daily lives to promote health, treat disease, facilitate transportation, use in industrial processes, grow food and access clean water. While these ... More

Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198736868
eISBN:
9780191800481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736868.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This book brings together current knowledge on patterns and processes in the ecology of streams, lakes, and wetlands situated at more than 3000 m above sea level. The alpine headwaters of the large ... More

Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Andrew Clarke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199551668
eISBN:
9780191847936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199551668.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Temperature affects everything. It influences all aspects of the physical environment and governs any process that involves a flow of energy, setting boundaries on what an organism can or cannot do. ... More

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