Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology

Written By Laurence Mueller, Ph.D.
Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 July 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
  • Pages : 246 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Author : Laurence Mueller, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-15
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology provides a historical overview of the field that no other book has attempted, covering major advances and breakthroughs in evolutionary ecology from its beginning stages to present-day. Although biologists recognize this field by name, many only have a limited understanding of its conceptual roots and ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs

Conceptual Breakthroughs
  • Author : Adam Martiny,Jennifer Hughes Martiny,John C. Avise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-15
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Microbial Ecology and Evolution continues the innovative Conceptual Breakthroughs series by providing a comprehensive outline of the combination of the major breakthroughs for this young and emerging scientific field. The chapters cover important theoretical, technical, and natural history discoveries that have led to conceptual breakthroughs. The book ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Author : Laurence Mueller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-25
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Although biologists recognize evolutionary ecology by name, many only have a limited understanding of its conceptual roots and historical development. Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology fills that knowledge gap in a thought-provoking and readable format. Written by a world-renowned evolutionary ecologist, this book embodies a unique blend of expertise in ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics
  • Author : John C. Avise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-18
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics is a pithy, lively book occupying a special niche—the conceptual history of evolutionary genetics— not inhabited by any other available treatment. Written by a world-leading authority in evolutionary genetics, this work encapsulates and ranks 70 of the most significant paradigm shifts in evolutionary biology and ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in the Evolutionary Biology of Aging

Conceptual Breakthroughs in the Evolutionary Biology of Aging
  • Author : Kenneth R. Arnold,Michael R. Rose
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in the Evolutionary Biology of Aging continues the innovative Conceptual Breakthroughs series by providing a comprehensive outline of the major breakthroughs that built the evolutionary biology of aging as a leading scientific field. Following the evolutionary study of aging from its humble origins to the present, the book's ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-25
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior highlights, through concise summaries, the most important discoveries and scientific revolutions in animal behavior. These are assessed for their relative impact on the field and their significance to the forward motion of the science of animal behavior. Eighty short essays capture the moment ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Author : James Hicks,Tobias Wang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-15
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Physiology focuses on milestones and research achievements in comparative animal physiology. The book looks at the future of the field, illustrating how advances in technology continue to help us understand how animals work and adapt to their environments. Written by a leading expert in comparative physiology, ...

Evolutionary Ecology

Evolutionary Ecology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Eric R. Pianka
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Finally, an eBook version of this now classic textbook has become available. Largely based on the 6th edition, published in 2000, this version is competitively priced. Written by well-known ecologist Eric R. Pianka, a student of the late Robert H. MacArthur, this timeless treatment of evolutionary ecology, first published in 1974, will ...

Encyclopedia of Ecology

Encyclopedia of Ecology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
  • Total pages : 3120
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the complete field of ecology, from general to applied. It includes over 500 detailed entries, structured to provide the user with complete coverage of the core knowledge, accessed as intuitively as possible, and heavily cross-referenced. Written by an international ...

Ecology of Social Evolution

Ecology of Social Evolution
  • Author : Judith Korb,Juergen Heinze
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-02-23
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : The time is ripe to investigate similarities and differences in the course of social evolution in different animals. This book brings together renowned researchers working on sociality in different animals to deal with the key questions of sociobiology. For the first time, they compile the evidence for the importance of ...

Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology

Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology
  • Author : David Westneat
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Total pages : 641
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology presents a comprehensive treatment of the evolutionary and ecological processes shaping behavior across a wide array of organisms and a diverse set of behaviors and is suitable as a graduate-level text and as a sourcebook for professional scientists....

Biology

Biology
  • Author : Eldra Solomon,Charles Martin,Diana W. Martin,Linda R. Berg
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Total pages : 1440
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Solomon/Martin/Martin/Berg, BIOLOGY is often described as the best majors text for LEARNING biology. Working like a built-in study guide, the superbly integrated, inquiry-based learning system guides you through every chapter. Key concepts appear clearly at the beginning of each chapter and learning objectives start each section. You ...

Conceptual Issues in Ecology

Conceptual Issues in Ecology
  • Author : Esa. Saarinen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : In this collection of essays, some of the leading ecologists and philosophers discuss the foundations of ecology and evolutionary biology. While large scale philosophical convictions and attitudes often direct the theorist's line of concrete action in data collection and in theory information, the founda tional convictions typically remain tacit, and ...

Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory

Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory
  • Author : Michael B Schiffer
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-30
  • Total pages : 462
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, Volume 3 presents the progressive explorations in methods and theory in archeology. This book discusses the general cultural significance of cult archeology. Organized into nine chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the spectrum of professional reactions to cult archeology. This text then examines ...

Planning for the Planet

Planning for the Planet
  • Author : Simone Schleper
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 9780128160138
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Summary : In the 1960s and 1970s, rapidly growing environmental awareness and concern not only led to widespread calls for new policies, but also created unprecedented demand for ecological expertise. This led to novel challenges for advocacy groups such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, which had to navigate ...