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Ocean RecoveryA sustainable future for global fisheries?

Ocean Recovery: A sustainable future for global fisheries?

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198839767
eISBN:
9780191875533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839767.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Over the last 2 decades, the scientific and popular media have been bombarded by gloom-and-doom stories on the future of fisheries, the status of fish stocks, and the impact of fishing on marine ... More

Bayesian Statistics for Beginnersa step-by-step approach

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

Therese Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841296
eISBN:
9780191876820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841296.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners is an entry-level book on Bayesian statistics. It is like no other math book you’ve read. It is written for readers who do not have advanced degrees in mathematics ... More

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Nathalie Pettorelli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book intends to familiarise prospective users in the environmental community with satellite remote sensing technology and its applications, introducing terminology and principles behind ... More

Evolutionary GeneticsConcepts, Analysis, and Practice

Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830917
eISBN:
9780191868993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830917.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genetics is the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. With the recent explosion in the availability of whole genome sequence data, vast quantities of genetic data ... More

Mitonuclear Ecology

Mitonuclear Ecology

Geoffrey E. Hill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198818250
eISBN:
9780191859465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818250.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Eukaryotes were born of a chimeric union of two prokaryotes. The legacy of this fusion is organisms with both a nuclear and mitochondrial genome that must work in a coordinated fashion to enable ... More

The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Caves and other subterranean habitats with their often strange (even bizarre) inhabitants have long been objects of fascination, curiosity, and debate. The question of how such organisms have ... More

Epigenetics, Nuclear Organization & Gene FunctionWith implications of epigenetic regulation and genetic architecture for human development and health

Epigenetics, Nuclear Organization & Gene Function: With implications of epigenetic regulation and genetic architecture for human development and health

John C. Lucchesi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198831204
eISBN:
9780191869266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831204.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Epigenetics is the study of heritable changes in gene function that do not involve changes in the DNA sequence. Epigenetic changes, consisting principally of DNA methylation, histone modifications ... More

Freshwater Ecology and ConservationApproaches and Techniques

Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques

Jocelyne Hughes (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766384
eISBN:
9780191820908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766384.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This practical manual of freshwater ecology and conservation provides a state-of-the-art review of the methods and techniques used to measure, monitor, and conserve freshwater ecosystems. It offers a ... More

PertussisEpidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution

Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution

Pejman Rohani and Samuel Scarpino (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198811879
eISBN:
9780191850011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811879.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a respiratory disease caused primarily by infection with the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. It remains one of the leading causes of death among vaccine-preventable ... More

Measuring Metabolic RatesA Manual for Scientists

Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists

John R. B. Lighton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830399
eISBN:
9780191868672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830399.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Measuring Metabolic Rates demystifies the field of metabolic rate measurement, explaining every common variation of the art, from century-old manometric methods through ingenious syringe-based ... More

AnthrozoologyHuman-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Geoff Hosey and Vicky Melfi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Anthrozoology, the study of human–animal interactions (HAIs), has experienced substantial growth during the past twenty years and it is now timely to synthesise what we know from empirical evidence ... More

HemoglobinInsights into protein structure, function, and evolution

Hemoglobin: Insights into protein structure, function, and evolution

Jay F. Storz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198810681
eISBN:
9780191847929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810681.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The aims of this book are to provide a synthesis of our current understanding of hemoglobin structure, function, and evolution, and to illustrate how research on this paradigmatic protein has ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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