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Ecology

  • Bioassaysby Donat Hader; Gilmar Erzinger

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 135.00

    Bioassays: Advanced Methods and Applications provides a thorough understanding of the applications of bioassays in monitoring toxicity in aquatic ecosystems. It reviews the newest tests and applications in discovering compounds and toxins in the environment, covering all suitable organisms, from bacteria, to microorganisms, to higher plants, including... more...

  • Resource Recovery Economicsby Russell

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 253.00

    This critical volume addresses an important contemporary issue, how to determine themost cost-effective approach to solid waste disposal. Based on wide-ranging, practicalexperience, this time-saving work details a systems approach to feasibility studies, providingthe basis for accurate, efficient analysis. And, to illustrate the use of this innovativemethod,... more...

  • The Inner Life of Animalsby Peter Wohlleben

    Random House 2017; US$ 23.96

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? Squirrels that adopt their grandchildren? We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and consciously. But have you ever wondered what’s going on in an animal’s head?... more...

  • Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunitiesby Anicia Q. Hurtado; Alan T. Critchley; Iain C. Neish

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.45

    This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world’s largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of these carrageenan-bearing... more...

  • Systems Biology of Marine Ecosystemsby Manoj Kumar; Peter Ralph

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 165.02

    This book describes the latest advances in systems biology in four plant-based marine ecosystems: seaweeds, seagrasses, microalgae, and corals. Marine organisms that inhabit the oceanic environment experience a diverse range of environmental fluctuations, anthropogenic stress, and threats from invasive species and pathogens. System biology integrates... more...

  • Arctic Summer College Yearbookby Brendan O'Donnell; Max Gruenig; Arne Riedel

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.24

    This book highlights both the diversity of perspectives and approaches to Arctic research and the inherent interdisciplinary nature of studying and understanding this incomparable region. The chapters are divided into four liberally-defined sections to provide space for dynamic interpretation and dialogue in search of sustainable solutions to the... more...

  • Bonobosby Brian Hare; Shinya Yamamoto

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 59.99

    Draws from cutting-edge science to illustrate the central role that bonobos play in testing hypotheses relating to the processes by which evolution shapes primate (including human) cognition. more...

  • The Ecology and Natural History of Chilean Saltmarshesby José Miguel Fariña; Andrés Camaño

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 176.81

    This book consolidates the information, results, experience and perspectives of different research groups working on Chilean Saltmarshes. Some aspects of these ecosystems such as their bio-geographical connectivity, flora and faunal components, the interaction between ecosystem components and especially the response of this kind of ecosystems to human... more...

  • Seascape Ecologyby Simon J. Pittman

    Wiley 2017; US$ 120.00 US$ 108.00

    Seascape Ecology provides a comprehensive look at the state-of-the-science in the application of landscape ecology to the seas and provides guidance for future research priorities. The first book devoted exclusively to this rapidly emerging and increasingly important discipline, it is comprised of contributions from researchers at the forefront... more...

  • Soil Biological Communities and Ecosystem Resilienceby Martin Lukac; Paola Grenni; Mauro Gamboni

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 234.59

    This volume explores current knowledge and methods used to study soil organisms and to attribute their activity to wider ecosystem functions. Biodiversity not only responds to environmental change, but has also been shown to be one of the key drivers of ecosystem function and service delivery. Soil biodiversity in tree-dominated ecosystems is also... more...