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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 549.00
Life As we Know It ["LAKI"] covers several aspects of Life, ranging from the prebiotic level, origin of life, evolution of prokaryotes to eukaryotes and finally to various affairs of human beings. Although it is hard to define Life, one can, however, characterize it and describe its features. Topics treated are categories of bacteria, algae and fungi,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 419.00
Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environments is a unique collection of essays, contributed by leading scientists from around the world, devoted to algae ? and some related microbes ? observed in unexpected harsh habitats, which it seems are an oasis or Garden of Eden for these organisms. This timely book on Extremophilic algae, including its especially... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 319.00
This volume reviews developments in paleontology and geobiology relating to the rapidly-developing field of Astrobiology, the study of life in the Universe. Uniquely among astrobiology monographs, the book focuses on fossil evidence from the geological record. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 369.00
This book provides information about microbial mats, from early fossils to modern mats located in marine and terrestrial environments. Microbial mats ? layered biofilms containing different types of cells ? are most complex systems in which representatives of various groups of organisms are found together. Among them are cyanobacteria and eukaryotic... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 329.00
This book traces the interrelation of plants and animals from early terrestrial life to modern agriculture. Thirty-eight authors offer studies describing carnivorous plants, nectar-producing plants, and the harnessing of bees by humans, to pollinate crops. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 369.00
Symbioses and Stress examines how organisms in tight symbiotic associations cope with abiotic and biotic stress. Presenting new findings on symbioses by experts and leading scholars in the field, this volume complements courses and lectures in biology and genetics. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 329.00
This overview of the latest information about the formation of stromatolites sees 83 experts from 27 countries presenting reviewed chapters that cover everything from ancient and modern examples of stromatolites to the latest instrumental study techniques. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00
This volume presents up-to-date information on diatom classification, biology and ecology, in addition to genomics and applied uses. The text discusses the tree of life of diatoms, their classifications, the habitats and ecological spectra the group exploits, and the beauty of their form. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00
This volume, The Science of Algal Fuels (volume 25 of COLE), contains 26 chapters dealing with biofuels contributed by experts from numerous countries and covers several aspects of algal products, one being ?oilgae from algae,? mainly oils and fuels for engines. Among the prominent algal groups that participate in this process are the diatoms and green... more...