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Zoology

  • Nature's Machinesby David E. Alexander

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 49.95

    Nature’s Machines: An Introduction to Organismal Biomechanics presents the fundamental principles of biomechanics in a concise, accessible way while maintaining necessary rigor. It covers the central principles of whole-organism biomechanics as they apply across the animal and plant kingdoms, featuring brief, tightly-focused coverage that does for... more...

  • Rethinking Fisheries Governanceby Hoang Viet Thang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book explores how the state can foster collective action by fisher’s communities in fisheries management. It presents a different perspective from Elinor Ostrom’s classic work on the eight institutional conditions that foster collective action in natural resource management and instead emphasizes the role of the state in fisheries co-management,... more...

  • Soil Nematodes of Grasslands in Northern Chinaby Qi Li; Wenju Liang; Xiaoke Zhang; Mohammad Mahamood

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 89.95

    Soil Nematodes of Grasslands in Northern China presents research on China’s temperate grasslands, providing the findings and results of a large field survey along a transect across the northern temperate grassland. It examines nematode distribution patterns along the transect from trophic group and family, to genus level, also evaluating their relationship... more...

  • Social Wellbeing and the Values of Small-scale Fisheriesby Derek S. Johnson; Tim G. Acott; Natasha Stacey; Julie Urquhart

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book advances discussions of values in fisheries by showing the rich theoretical insights and connections possible when value is grounded in a multi-dimensional social well being approach. Questions of value have long been a central, if often unacknowledged, concern in maritime studies and in research on fisheries. Social scientists have looked... more...

  • Advances in Marine Vertebrate Research in Latin Americaby Marcos R. Rossi-Santos; Charles W. Finkl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 177.29

    This book gathers the most recent research findings on ecology and conservation of marine vertebrates in Latin America, making use of high technological methods to show readers the diversity of the marine research that has been conducted in these countries over the last decades. The book brings authors from more than 23 institutions of 7 different... more...

  • Evolutionary Biology: Self/Nonself Evolution, Species and Complex Traits Evolution, Methods and Conceptsby Pierre Pontarotti

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 165.47

    This book presents 19 selected contributions to the 20 th  Evolutionary Biology Meeting in Marseille, which took place in September 2016. They are grouped under the following major themes: ·       Self/Nonself Evolution ·       Species Evolution and Evolution of Complex Traits ·      ... more...

  • Nutritional Anemia in Preschool Childrenby Anil Gupta

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 153.65

    The book highlights intricate predisposing factors for pathogenesis of nutritional anemia. It delivers valuable information related to this public health hazard influencing the nutritional health of preschool children. The book is valuable for readers in diverse fields to gain insight of the concept of nutritional anemia in preschool children. Additionally,... more...

  • Mimicry, Crypsis, Masquerade and other Adaptive Resemblancesby Donald L. J. Quicke

    Wiley 2017; US$ 95.00 US$ 85.50

    Deals with all aspects of adaptive resemblance Full colour Covers everything from classic examples of Batesian, Mullerian, aggressive and sexual mimicries through to human behavioural and microbial molecular deceptions Highlights areas where additonal work or specific exeprimentation could be fruitful Includes, animals, plants, micro-organisms... more...

  • Neotropical Owlsby Paula L. Enriquez

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 177.29

    This book presents a comprehensive biological and ecological information about owls in the neotropic area. In addition the book covers topics such as threats and conservation strategies for these nocturnal birds of prey from 18 Neotropical countries. Owls are a good example of diversification processes and have developed evolutionary characteristics... more...

  • Climate Change and Rocky Mountain Ecosystemsby Jessica E. Halofsky; David L. Peterson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book is the result of a team of approximately 100 scientists and resource managers who worked together for two years to understand the effects of climatic variability and change on water resources, fisheries, forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, wildlife, recreation, cultural resources and ecosystem services. Adaptation options, both strategic... more...