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  • The Ecological Detectiveby Ray Hilborn; Marc Mangel

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    The modern ecologist usually works in both the field and laboratory, uses statistics and computers, and often works with ecological concepts that are model-based, if not model-driven. How do we make the field and laboratory coherent? How do we link models and data? How do we use statistics to help experimentation? How do we integrate modeling and... more...

  • Phytosociology of the Beech (Fagus) Forests in East Asiaby Sandro Pignatti

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book describes the mountain forests of East Asia (Korea, Japan, China and Taiwan), the tree layers of which contain different species of the genus Fagus. The vegetation is primarily deciduous in the northern regions, whereas in South China evergreen trees can also be found: a total of 21 plant communities are described, with data on species... more...

  • Ecology for Nonecologistsby Frank R. Spellman

    Government Institutes 2007; US$ 34.99

    Written for anyone who works with chemicals or has a general interest in ecology, this book examines the interrelationship of life forms in our environment and provides straightforward explanations about the complicated interactions among nature and humans. Emphasizing basic concepts, definitions, and descriptions, the author presents illustrative... more...

  • Innovations in Sustainable Consumptionby Maurie J. Cohen; Halina Szejnwald Brown; Philip Vergragt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This timely volume recognizes that traditional policy approaches to reduce human impacts on the environment through technological change - for example, emphasizing resource efficiency and the development of renewable energy sources - are insufficient to meet the most pressing sustainability challenges of the twenty-first century. Instead, the editors... more...

  • Environmental Issues in China Todayby Hidefumi Imura

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Economic development and environmental issues in China are attracting more and more attention internationally as the country’s large population and vast demands for food, energy, water, minerals, and other resources play an increasingly important role in deciding the fate of the world. There is great interest in learning more about environmental... more...

  • Spatial Capture-Recaptureby J. Andrew Royle; Richard B. Chandler; Rahel Sollmann; Beth Gardner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 129.95

    Spatial Capture-Recapture provides a comprehensive how-to manual with detailed examples of spatial capture-recapture models based on current technology and knowledge. Spatial Capture-Recapture provides you with an extensive step-by-step analysis of many data sets using different software implementations. The authors' approach is practical ? it... more...

  • Global Change in Multispecies Systems: Part IIIby Guy Woodward; Eoin O'Gorman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 219.00

    Advances in Ecological Research is one of the most successful series in the highly competitive field of ecology. Each volume publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting ecology as widely as in the past, to include all material that contributes to our understanding of the field. Topics in this invaluable series include the physiology, populations,... more...

  • All Creaturesby Robert E. Kohler

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 55.00

    We humans share Earth with 1.4 million known species and millions more species that are still unrecorded. Yet we know surprisingly little about the practical work that produced the vast inventory we have to date of our fellow creatures. How were these multitudinous creatures collected, recorded, and named? When, and by whom? Here a distinguished... more...

  • Heatby Bill Streever

    Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 25.99

    An adventurous ride through the most blisteringly hot regions of science, history, and culture. Melting glaciers, warming oceans, droughts-it's clear that today's world is getting hotter. But while we know the agony of a sunburn or the comfort of our winter heaters, do we really understand heat? A bestselling scientist and nature writer who goes... more...

  • Coldby Bill Streever

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 25.99

    From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to "The Year Without Summer," Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold--real, icy, 40-below cold. In July he finds it while taking a dip in a 35-degree Arctic swimming hole; in September while excavating... more...