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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 131.95
Wetlands are prominent landscapes throughout North America. The general characteristics of wetlands are controversial, thus there has not been a systematic assessment of different types of wetlands in different parts of North America, or a compendium of the threats to their conservation. Wetland Habitats of North America adopts a geographic and habitat... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95
The UC Natural Reserve System, established in 1965 to support field research, teaching, and public service in natural environments, has become a prototype of conservation and land stewardship looked to by natural resource managers throughout the world. From its modest beginnings of seven sites, the UC NRS has grown to encompass more than 750,000 wildland... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 14.99
THE CRYSTAL DESERT: SUMMERS IN ANTARCTICA is the story of life's tenacity on the coldest of Earth's continents. It tells of the explorers who discovered Antarctica, of the whalers and sealers who despoiled it, and of the scientists who are deciphering its mysteries. In beautiful, lucid prose, David G. Campbell chronicles the desperately short summers... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 24.95
Woven together as a philosophical and narrative memoir based on a lifetime of interdisciplinary inquiry, Ecology and Experience is a playful, engaging overview of the history of human ecology, showing how the field's philosophy and institutions have changed over time. Offering a wide range of themes and approaches, author Richard J. Borden explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
Understand How to Analyze and Interpret Information in Ecological Point Patterns Although numerous statistical methods for analyzing spatial point patterns have been available for several decades, they haven?t been extensively applied in an ecological context. Addressing this gap, Handbook of Spatial Point-Pattern Analysis in Ecology shows... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 26.95
This complete primer on San Francisco Bay is a multifaceted exploration of an extraordinary, and remarkably resilient, body of water. Bustling with oil tankers, laced with pollutants, and crowded with forty-six cities, the bay is still home to healthy eelgrass beds, young Dungeness crabs and sharks, and millions of waterbirds. Written in an entertaining... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 55.00
This is an up-to-date overview of the field of invasion biology, which includes an overview of the science, the impacts, and management of invasive species, as well as a critical assessment of the field itself. - ;With the exception of climate change, biological invasions have probably received more attention during the past ten years than any other... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 157.95
Invasive alien species are a major and growing threat to biodiversity worldwide. The transport of organisms through increased levels of trade and tourism is leading to the widespread breaching of natural biogeographic barriers at unprecedented rates. Consequences can be severe, especially in naturally isolated ecosystems. Invasive alien species can... more...