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Ecology

  • Mathematical Models for Neglected Tropical Diseases: Essential Tools for Control and Elimination, Part Aby Roy M Anderson; Maria Gloria Basanez

    Elsevier Science 2015; 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 of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas,... more...

  • Counting Speciesby Rafi Youatt

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Three decades of biodiversity governance has largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss. Yet that governance has resulted in undeniably important political outcomes. In Counting Species , Rafi Youatt argues that the understanding of global biodiversity has produced a distinct vision and politics of nature, one... more...

  • Biodiversität und Erdgeschichteby Jens Boenigk; Sabina Wodniok

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 39.99

    Dieses inspirierende und motivierende Lehrbuch zeichnet fächerübergreifend ein beeindruckendes Gesamtbild der biologischen Vielfalt. Spannende Aspekte der Evolution der Erde und des Lebens werden durch interdisziplinäre Verknüpfung geowissenschaftlicher und biowissenschaftlicher Aspekte aus einer ganz neuen Perspektive anschaulich vermittelt. Der... more...

  • Forests in International Lawby Anja Eikermann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the potential need for an international convention on forests and establishes a multifunctional concept of forests as a cornerstone for international forest regulation. Accordingly, it examines a variety of international instruments pertaining directly or indirectly to forests and explores their entangled, fragmented nature.... more...

  • Extremophile Fishesby Rüdiger Riesch; Michael Tobler; Martin Plath

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00

    This book summarizes the key adaptations enabling extremophile fishes to survive under harsh environmental conditions. It reviews the most recent research on acidic, Antarctic, cave, desert, hypersaline, hypoxic, temporary, and fast-flowing habitats, as well as naturally and anthropogenically toxic waters, while pointing out generalities that are... more...

  • Social-Ecological Restoration in Paddy-Dominated Landscapesby Nisikawa Usio; Tadashi Miyashita

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 189.00

    With a focus on environmentally friendly rice farming, this unique book integrates both ecosystem and human dimensions of ecological restoration to provide strategies to promote sustainable agriculture and rural development. Paddy fields have multiple functions beyond their role of producing rice: They serve as refuge habitats for a range of wildlife... more...

  • Ecotoxicologyby Colin Walker

    CRC Press 2015; 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 environment from a wider perspective:... more...

  • Introduction to Ecological Samplingby Bryan F.J. Manly; Jorge A. Navarro Alberto

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    An Easy-to-Understand Treatment of Ecological Sampling Methods and Data Analysis Including only the necessary mathematical derivations, Introduction to Ecological Sampling shows how to use sampling procedures for ecological and environmental studies. It incorporates both traditional sampling methods and recent developments in environmental... more...

  • Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humansby Chris Maser

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    Written by Chris Maser, one of the architects of the sustainability movement, Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective explores a critical number of the myriad aspects that comprise the great, reciprocal feedback loops between the mountain peaks, the deep sea, and everywhere in between. Maser?s exploration of these connections... more...

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountainsby Velma I. Grover; Axel Borsdorf; Jürgen Breuste; Prakash Chandra Tiwari; Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world?s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high mountain areas has changed mainly in response... more...