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  • Ecological Connectivity among Tropical Coastal Ecosystemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 279.00

    This is a comprehensive review of the major ecological interactions across tropical marine ecosystems that result from the mutual exchange of nutrients, organic matter, fish and crustaceans. It covers numerous topics and uses examples from all over the world. more...

  • Deep-water Coral Reefsby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 319.00

    This volume provides a comprehensive and thorough scientific analysis and documentation of deep-water coral reefs around the world, highlighting the general geological implications for the understanding of ancient coral and carbonate reefs. more...

  • Special Issue: Age and Growth of Chondrichthyan Fishes: New Methods, Techniques and Analysisby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 259.00

    Shark conservation and management is often hindered by a lack of basic biological information for most species. An understanding of the age structure and growth dynamics of a population is important for effective conservation and management because this information is often utilized for determination of natural mortality and longevity. Ultimately... more...

  • Origins of Altruism and Cooperationby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00

    This book examines the evolution and nature of cooperation and altruism in social-living animals, focusing especially on non-human primates and humans.  It is derived from a conference held at Washington University, March, 2009. more...

  • Urban Environmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    The 10th Urban Environment Symposium (10UES) was held on 9?11 June 2010 in Gothenburg, Sweden. UES aims at providing a forum on the science and practices required to support pathways to a positive and sustainable future in the urban environment. The UES series is run by Chalmers University of Technology within the Alliance for Global Sustainability... more...

  • Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islandsby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    The first of a new series of volumes on the Galapagos Islands, this study focuses on the profound conservation problems generated by tourism to the archipelago and provides an inclusive assessment of the current state of islands? unique and vulnerable ecology. more...

  • Coral Reefs of the United Kingdom Overseas Territoriesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book surveys the exceptionally rich and biodiverse coral reefs of the UK, from the most thoroughly explored and observed to the least known. Some of these areas are strictly protected, and some are reference sites for other countries with damaged reefs. more...

  • Landscape Ecology of Small Mammalsby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 159.00

    Small mammals can be regarded as excellent subjects to test suppositions about population growth migration and reproduction, and, in particular, on how the complex physical structure of the environment affects the ecology of populations and communities. In other words, these small mammal studies can help formulate landscape ecological principles. Leading... more...

  • Commercial Chicken Meat and Egg Productionby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Introduction. Acknowledgments. List of Tables. List of Figures. Contributing Authors. Preface. List of Abbreviations. Section I: General. 1. The World's Commercial Chicken Meat and Egg Industries; P.W. Aho. 2. Component of the Poultry and Allied Industries; D.D. Bell. 3. Modern Breeds of Chickens; D.D. Bell. 4. Anatomy of the Chicken; D.D. Bell.... more...

  • Primates and Cetaceansby

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 209.00

    In this book, the editors present a view of the socioecology of primates and cetaceans in a comparative perspective to elucidate the social evolution of highly intellectual mammals in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Despite obvious differences in morphology and eco-physiology, there are many cases of comparable, sometimes strikingly similar... more...