680 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2018-01-09 A rapidly growing interdisciplinary field, disease ecology merges key ideas from ecology, medicine, genetics, immunology, and epidemiology to study how hosts and pathogens interact in populations, communities, and entire ecosystems. Bringing together contributions from leading international experts on the ecology of diseases amo...[Read More]
328 pages , 1994-01-01 Understanding early hominid behavioural ecology has been the subject of intense interest and remains a core issue in anthropology today. Early Hominid Behavioural Ecology reveals some of the latest research into this exciting and challenging area, with new looks at old questions. The central topics explored in this volume include early hominid habitat pref...[Read More]
What can builders and tradies do on the work-site to minimise the impact of building on the environment? Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria provides tips and guidelines to keep your building site clean.
368 pages , Routledge , 2017-09-01 Sacred Ecology examines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and political significance for indigenous gro...[Read More]
695 pages , Springer , 2016-10-31 This book is devoted to the ichnology of insects, and associated trace fossils, in soils and paleosols. The traces described here, mostly nests and pupation chambers, include one of the most complex architectures produced by animals. Chapters explore the walls, shapes and fillings of trace fossils followed by their classifications and ic...[Read More]
346 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2001-07-20 This volume incorporates case studies that explore past and current land use decisions on both public and private lands, and includes practical approaches and tools for land use decision-making. The most important feature of the book is the linking of ecological theory and principle with applied land use decision...[Read More]
326 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2007-09-18 Metrology and its applications e.g. in chemical or food analysis or in environmental monitoring are entering our daily life. This book provides a basic overview over the relevant metrological concepts like traceability, ISO uncertainties or cause-and-effect diagrams. The applications described in great detail ran...[Read More]
32 pages , Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , 2009-06-15 A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. This title has been selected as a Common Co...[Read More]
In evolutionary ecology, an ecotype, sometimes called ecospecies, describes a genetically distinct geographic variety, population or race within a species, which is genotypically adapted to specific environmental conditions.
Typically, though ecotypes exhibit phenotypic differences (such as in morphology or physiology) stemming from environmental heterogeneity, they are capable of interbreeding wi...[Read More]