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Ecology

  • A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Sectionby Andrew J. Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany, the mineral key provides an effi cient and systematic approach to identifying rock-forming minerals in thin-section. This unique approach covers 150+ of the most commonly encountered rock-forming minerals, plus a few rarer but noteworthy ones. Illustrated in full... more...

  • Carnivores of Australiaby Alistair Glen; Christopher Dickman

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 89.95

    The Australian continent provides a unique perspective on the evolution and ecology of carnivorous animals. In earlier ages, Australia provided the arena for a spectacular radiation of marsupial and reptilian predators. The causes of their extinctions are still the subject of debate. Since European settlement, Australia has seen the extinction of one... more...

  • Business Strategy for Water Challengesby Stuart Orr; Guy Pegram

    DoSustainability 2014; US$ 45.00

    This concise guide for professionals offers strategic steps for developing a corporate water stewardship strategy. more...

  • Austral Arkby Adam Stow; Norman Maclean; Gregory I. Holwell

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 48.00

    A detailed, research-informed synthesis of the current issues facing the Australasian biota and the challenges involved in their conservation. more...

  • Concrete Jungleby Niles Eldredge; Sidney Horenstein

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    If they are to survive, cities need healthy chunks of the world?s ecosystems to persist; yet cities, like parasites, grow and prosper by local destruction of these very ecosystems. In this absorbing and wide-ranging book, Eldredge and Horenstein use New York City as a microcosm to explore both the positive and the negative sides of the relationship... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivityby Rakesh S. Sengar; Kalpana Sengar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity explores this timely topic in-depth. Incorporating... more...

  • Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areasby Edward J. Petuch; Robert F. Myers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas: Their Ecology and Biodiversity is the first comprehensive overview of the ecology and biodiversity of the phylum Mollusca in the area of Florida extending from the Dry Tortugas and Ten Thousand Islands in the west to Palm Beach in the east. The book provides detailed analyses of molluscan... more...

  • Revising Green Infrastructureby Daniel Czechowski; Thomas Hauck; Georg Hausladen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Consider this ? How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What innovations arise from multidisciplinary and cross-scalar... more...

  • Your Atomic Selfby Curt Stager

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    What do atoms have to do with your life? In Your Atomic Self , scientist Curt Stager reveals how they connect you to some of the most amazing things in the universe. You will follow your oxygen atoms through fire and water and from forests to your fingernails. Hydrogen atoms will wriggle into your hair and betray where you live and what you have... more...