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Insect BehaviorFrom Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Alex Córdoba-Aguilar, Daniel González-Tokman, and Isaac González-Santoyo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The astonishing diversity of insects is well reflected at their behavioral level. This book summarizes the main behavioral findings and maintreams at different hierarchichal levels of insect behavior ... More

Avoiding AttackThe Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Aposematism, and Mimicry

Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Aposematism, and Mimicry

Graeme D. Ruxton, William L. Allen, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199688678
eISBN:
9780191868498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688678.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Avoiding Attack discusses the diversity of mechanisms by which prey avoid predator attacks and explores how such defensive mechanisms have evolved through natural selection. It considers how ... More

Processes in Microbial Ecology

Processes in Microbial Ecology

David L. Kirchman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789406
eISBN:
9780191831256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789406.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Biology

Processes in Microbial Ecology discusses the major processes carried out by viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and other protists—the microbes—in freshwater, marine, and terrestrial ecosystems. The ... More

Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Bruce Walsh and Michael Lynch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830870
eISBN:
9780191868986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830870.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Quantitative traits—be they morphological or physiological characters, aspects of behavior, or genome-level features such as the amount of RNA or protein expression for a specific gene—usually show ... More

The Biology of Urban Environments

The Biology of Urban Environments

Philip James

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198827238
eISBN:
9780191866142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827238.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urban environments are characterized by the density of buildings and elements of a number of infrastructures that support urban residents in their daily life. These built elements and the activities ... More

The Biology of Grasslands

The Biology of Grasslands

Brian J. Wilsey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198744511
eISBN:
9780191805738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744511.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This accessible text provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of global grasslands. Grasslands are vast in their extent, with native and non-native grasslands now covering ... More

Social Science Theory for Environmental SustainabilityA Practical Guide

Social Science Theory for Environmental Sustainability: A Practical Guide

Marc J. Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198793182
eISBN:
9780191835117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793182.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Social science theory for environmental sustainability: A practical guide makes social science theory accessible and usable to anyone interested in working toward environmental sustainability at any ... More

Conservation DronesMapping and Monitoring Biodiversity

Conservation Drones: Mapping and Monitoring Biodiversity

Serge A. Wich and Lian Pin Koh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198787617
eISBN:
9780191829727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787617.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this book, we introduce the use of drones for wildlife conservation. We provide a broad overview of when drone technology can be useful for wildlife conservation before going into the different ... More

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseasespathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Benjamin Roche, Hélène Broutin, and Frédéric Simard (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

During the last thirty years, the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases has been studied extensively. Understanding how pathogens are transmitted in time and space, how they are evolving ... More

Animal Locomotion

Animal Locomotion

Andrew Biewener and Sheila Patek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This book provides a synthesis of the physical, physiological, evolutionary, and biomechanical principles that underlie animal locomotion. An understanding and full appreciation of animal locomotion ... More

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