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Ecology

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  • Healing Natures, Repairing Relationshipsby Robert L. France

    Libri Publishing 2007; US$ 28.99

    Presenting emerging perspectives on environmental restoration, this collection of essays by a leading group of environmental scholars combines theoretical discussion with practical approaches. Describing the variety of ways that humans can and should interact with nature, this multi-disciplinary work shares hands-on exercises for engaging urban communities... more...

  • Urban Ecologyby Dianne Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    There are many micro-habitats in built up areas, often subject to strong environmental pressures such as atmospheric and water pollution, frequent disturbance, trampling, nutrient or water scarcity, etc. In Urban Ecology Dianne Smith uses such features as footpaths, walls, gravestones, gardens, compost heaps and derelict land to investigate the effects... more...

  • Waterlogged Wealthby Edward Maltby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Don't drain the swamp! Man's traditional response to swamps, marshes and bogs has been to drain them. But wetlands are not wastelands. Coastal marshes are among the world's most productive ecosystems. They make many commercial fisheries possible and protect coasts from floods and storm surges. Wetlands are pollution filters, water reservoirs. They... more...

  • How to Do Ecologyby Richard Karban; Mikaela Huntzinger; Ian S. Pearse

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don?t explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book explains how to choose a research question and answer it through manipulative experiments and systematic... more...

  • Tundra-Taiga Biologyby Robert M. M. Crawford

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 62.99

    The Arctic Tundra and adjacent Boreal Forest or Taiga support the most cold-adapted flora and fauna on Earth. The evolutionary capacity of both plants and animals to adapt to these thermally limiting conditions has always attracted biological investigation and is a central theme of this book. How the polar biota will adapt to a warmer world is creating... more...

  • Pesticidesby G A Best; A D Ruthven

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 245.00

    This volume covers the developments in pesticide usage, with particular emphasis on the regulations that safeguard users, consumers and the environment. It provides a comprehensive guide to the use of pesticides and the efforts of manufacturers to develop pesticides that are both effective and environmentally benign. The difficulties and hazards associated... more...

  • Advances in Radiation Biologyby John T. Lett; Howard Adler

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Radiation Biology, Volume 7, provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the field of radiation biology. The book contains six chapters and opens with a study on the exploitation of the unique properties of purified lesion-recognizing enzymes as the basis of assays that monitor the repair of DNA lesions in vivo. This is followed by... more...

  • Advances in Radiation Biologyby John T. Lett

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Radiation Biology, Volume 10, provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the field of radiation biology. The book contains seven chapters and opens with a study on DNA repair phenomena that have been explored through the use of viruses as probes. This is followed by separate chapters on the behavior of the long-lived synthetic elements... more...

  • Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlandsby Dr. Darold P. Batzer; Rebecca R. Sharitz

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    This second edition of this important and authoritative survey provides students and researchers with up-to-date and accessible information about the ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Prominent scholars help students understand both general concepts of different wetland types as well as complex topics related to these dynamic physical... more...

  • DDT: Scientists, Citizens, and Public Policyby Thomas Dunlap

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    From the time the public learned of DDT's dramatic containment of a typhus epidemic in Naples during World War II to the ban on DDT by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1972, this is the story of the controversial pesticide and its part in the rise of the environmental movement. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses... more...