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Ecology

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  • 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...

  • Future Worldsby John Gribbin

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    One: Alternative Futures: Where Are We Going ?.- One: Boom or Gloom? The Great Debate.- Two: Prospects of Doom.- Two: Three Keys to the Future: What Might We Find There?.- Three: Population and Food: The Malthusian Myth.- Four: Energy Alternatives.- Five: The Raw Materials.- Three: A Choice of Paths: How Do We Get There?.- Six: Policies and Prospects:... more...

  • Harvesting Polluted Watersby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    Waste Heat and Nutrient-Loaded Effluents in the Aquaculture: The Setting of the Problem.- Controlled Primary Production in Marine Systems: Potentialities of Select Species/Control of Unwanted Grazers.- The Technical Production of Microalgae and Its Prospects in Marine Aquaculture.- Nitrogen and Phosphorus as Algal Growth-Limiting Nutrients in Waste-Receiving... more...

  • Towards A Social Ecologyby E. L. Trist

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    One The next thirty years: concepts, methods and anticipations.- 1 Planning and a conceptual basis for predicting the future.- 2 Complexity reduction.- 3 The early detection of emergent processes.- 4 The general characteristics of social fields: Environmental levels.- 5 Adaptation to turbulent environments.- 6 Active adaptation: The emergence of ideal... more...

  • Towards a Social Ecologyby F. E. Emery; E. L. Trist

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    One.- The next thirty years: concepts, methods and anticipations.- 1 Planning and a conceptual basis for predicting the future.- 2 Complexity reduction.- 3 The early detection of emergent processes.- 4 The general characteristics of social fields: Environmental levels.- 5 Adaptation to turbulent environments.- 6 Active adaptation: The emergence of... 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$ 20.51

    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$ 21.79

    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...