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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.95
The United States is blessed with birds, a vast and richly varied population that changes considerably as the habitat changes from forest, to meadow, to marsh. As Thomas P. McElroy puts it in this unique birding guide, "Birds are everywhere . . . and this fact alone provides innumerable ecological equations to challenge the most curious of intellects."... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95
Volume 32 (2013) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series ?Palaeoecology of Africa? publishes 9 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics and growing impact of humans on ecosystems). These papers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 104.95
This study presents an systematic approach to water quality assessment, hybrid modelling and decision support for eutrophication management in deep reservoirs. It is found that during the summer monsoon the catchment runoff into the Yongdam reservoir induces a transfer of pollutants from a middle stratified layer to the surface layer. Although the... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 24.95
A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden?s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology?a story of life wrapped in a life story. Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental arenas are uncertain,... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 44.95
One of California's most remarkable wetlands, Suisun Marsh is the largest tidal marsh on the West Coast and a major feature of the San Francisco Estuary. This productive and unique habitat supports endemic species, is a nursery for native fishes, and is a vital link for migratory waterfowl. The 6,000-year-old marsh has been affected by human activity,... more...
- Windgather Press 2008; US$ 20.00
Oxbow says: For many years hedges have been the most common field boundary in rural Britain, providing a stock-proof barrier, a field boundary and a haven for wildlife. Despite this, they are rarely studied in any detail in landscape archaeology. The authors of Hedgerow History rightly argue that hedges, as an essential feature of the landscape, their... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00
This book follows environmental changes?including those caused by human actions, as well as those resulting from natural circumstances?and provides a process to manage their impact on the future. more...
A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the CicindelinaeOxford University Press 2015; US$ 33.99
More than 2600 species of tiger beetles are found all over the world. In North America there are 116 species of tiger beetle, divided into 153 geographically distinct races. Detailed studies of their natural history, population dynamics, communities, patterns of worldwide species richness, and taxonomy of particular subgroups have produced much information.... more...