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  • Craniofacial Musclesby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 209.00

    Despite their critical importance, the majority of research on skeletal muscle basically has ignored this collection of muscles These muscles are complex, and therefore extremely difficult to study This book highlights novel findings on the development of these muscles more...

  • Current Ornithologyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 The Evolution of Normal and Reverse Sexual Size Dimorphism in Shorebirds and Other Birds.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Methods.- 3. The Shorebirds.- 3.1. Charadrii.- 3.2. Scolopaci.- 4. Patterns of Size Dimorphism.- 4.1. Sexual Size Dimorphism and Foraging Behavior.- 4.2. Sexual Size Dimorphism and Latitude.- 4.3. Sexual Size Dimorphism and Mating Systems.-... more...

  • Seabird Energeticsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. Introduction.- 2. Egg formation.- 3. Energy cost of incubation to the parent bird.- 4. Parent-egg interactions: egg temperature and water loss.- 5. Eggs, yolk and embryonic growth rate.- 6. Caloric content and energetic budget of tropical seabird eggs.- 7. Metabolic responses of embryonic sea birds to temperature.- 8. Energetics of breeding Dark-rumped... more...

  • Bat Evolution, Ecology, and Conservationby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 239.00

    Provides new and unpublished data for consideration as well historical, present, and future perspectives Provides novel approaches to old questions as well as new ways of understanding the complex world of bats New perspectives are provided on many aspects of bat biology, including white-nose syndrome, speciation, bats and the human dimension,... more...

  • Vertebrate Conservation and Biodiversityby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 329.00

    This book draws together a wide range of papers from researchers around the world that address the conservation and biodiversity of vertebrates, particularly those in terrestrial habitats. Collectively, the papers provide a snap-shot of the types of studies and actions being taken in vertebrate conservation and provide topical examples that will make... more...

  • Leben in zwei Weltenby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 59.99

    Das Buch analysiert die zentralen Themen der sozialen Integration der zweiten Generation ausländischer Jugendlicher. Wege zur Integration, soziale Platzierung in Bildung und Beruf und soziale Kontaktkreise werden auf empirischer Basis geschildert: Wovon hängen Schulerfolge ab, wie gestalten sich die Übergänge in den Arbeitsmarkt? Wie wirken sich Elternhaus... more...

  • Long-Term Field Studies of Primatesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    Some field studies of primates have been ongoing for decades now, covering multiple generations and providing unique insights. Here, leading field workers report on the history and infrastructure of their projects in Madagascar, Africa, Asia and South America. more...

  • Ecology of Faunal Communities on the Andaman and Nicobar Islandsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book examines the fascinating faunal communities of The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, known for their rich biodiversity and a very high degree of endemicity in all taxa. It provides the fundamentals for their conservation and environmental management. more...

  • Cytoskeleton and Human Diseaseby

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 209.00

    Comprehensive in scope Written by experts With numerous illustrations more...

  • Swimming Physiology of Fishby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    Combating fishes? tendencies in aquaculture to become the equivalent of couch potatoes is a growing issue, addressed by this comprehensive and expert review on using knowledge of fish physiology to farm fitter fish in a sustainable aquaculture operation. more...