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Ecology

  • 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...

  • Ecology of Wildfire Residuals in Boreal Forestsby Ajith Perera; Lisa Buse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 115.50

    This book will draw attention to the residuals in pan-boreal forest fires and synthesize the state of knowledge.  It will do so by:  (a) Examining the concept of fire residuals from different perspectives,  (b) Reviewing the growing body of scientific literature on the topic,  (c) Conceptualizing the process of residual formation... more...

  • Biochemical Ecotoxicologyby Francois Gagne

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Biochemical Ecotoxicology: Principles and Methods presents practical approaches to biochemical ecotoxicology experiments for environmental protection and conservation. With its methodical, stepped approach this essential reference introduces readers to current techniques for toxicity endpoint testing, suitable for laboratories of any size and... more...

  • An Introduction to Aquatic Toxicologyby Mikko Nikinmaa

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    An Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology is an introductory reference for all aspects of toxicology pertaining to aquatic environments. As water sources diminish, the need to understand the effects that contaminants may have on aquatic organisms and ecosystems increases in importance. This book will provide you with a solid understanding of aquatic... more...

  • Advances in Parasitologyby David Rollinson; Russell Stothard

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 231.00

    First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas,... more...

  • Geology of the China Seasby Pinxian Wang; Qianyu Li; Chun-Feng Li

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 140.00

    Geology of the China Seas represents the first English-language synthesis of the available research into the geology of the South and East China Seas. Among the marginal basins worldwide, these areas have been the focus of extensive research activities in the last three decades, and are now among the global hot spots in hydrocarbon explorations... more...

  • Perspectives on the Restoration of the Mississippi Deltaby John Day; George Paul Kemp; Angelina Freeman; David P. Muth

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    Human impacts and emerging mega-trends such as climate change and energy scarcity will impact natural resource management in this century. This is especially true for deltas because of their ecological and economic importance and their sensitivity to climate change. The Mississippi delta is one of the largest in the world and has been strongly impacted... more...

  • Ecotoxicologyby Colin Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Chemical Warfare in Nature Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment considers the impact of chemicals on the environ-ment from a wider perspective:... more...

  • Climate Change and Biodiversityby Mehtab Singh; R.B. Singh; M.I. Hassan

    Springer 2014; US$ 259.00

    The over-exploitation of important earth resources such as land and water has led to a number of environment-related problems the world over. At the same time, land-use change caused by various human activities has led to extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. In this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is becoming... more...

  • Warnen, Tarnen, Täuschenby Klaus Lunau

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 27.18

    Wie kommt es dazu, dass die Natur so viele Tarn-, Täusch- und Warnstrategien kennt? Warum gibt es sie überhaupt? Ein giftiges Tier hat Überlebensvorteile, wenn seine Giftigkeit wahrgenommen wird, andere wiederum sehen gefährlich aus, sind aber in Wahrheit ganz harmlos und halten sich so ihre Fressfeinde vom Leib. Pflanzen ahmen Insekten nach, wodurch... more...