2017-09-08T07:00:00Z This new edition of a widely adopted primary and supplementary text explores human adaptations to environments over time. It is biologically and culturally sophisticated, drawing on an impressive array of archaeological and paleontological research. Campbell proceeds from earlier, simpler biomes to later, more complex ones, examining selected aspects of the prehisto...[Read More]
2019-11-15T08:00:00Z Die faszinierende Geschichte des geheimnisvollsten ?kosystems der Erde
Die Ozeane bilden den gr??ten Teil unseres Planeten, mit Bergen, h?her als die h?chsten Gipfel an Land, und Schluchten, die tiefer sind als der Mount Everest hoch ist. Doch nur ein Bruchteil dieser gewaltigen Welt unter Wasser ist erforscht.
Alex Rogers, einer der international ...[Read More]
2019-08-27T07:00:00Z The most up-to-date and authoritative resource on the biology and evolution of solitary bees
While social bees such as honey bees and bumble bees are familiar to most people, they comprise less than 10 percent of all bee species in the world. The vast majority of bees lead solitary lives, surviving without the help of a hive and using their own res...[Read More]
2009-09-01T07:00:00Z Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) are versatile, generalist predators, well known for hunting a broad array of species using diverse foraging behaviors, and often achieving high levels of foraging success (e.g., Monneret, 1973; Rogers and Leatherwood, 1981; Smith, 1981; Tucker, 1981; Cade, 1982; Ratcliffe, 1993). Peregrine falcons prey on a wide variety of birds ...[Read More]
1971-01-01T08:00:00Z In this book published in 1953 by the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas, herpetologist Henry S. Fitch and biologist Lewis L. Sandidge describe the ecology of the opossum, Didelphis marsupialis viginiana, of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation.
2007-08-17T07:00:00Z Stream Ecology: Structure and Function of Running Waters is designed to serve as a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and as a reference source for specialists in stream ecology and related fields. The Second Edition is thoroughly updated and expanded to incorporate significant advances in our understanding of environmental factors, biologica...[Read More]
2014-05-06T17:43:07Z Ecology begins by considering the energy flow through an ecosystem with its presentation of the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy pyramids, food chains and food webs. It considers the interrelationship between photosynthesis and respiration before it focuses on the biology of populations. This part of the unit highlights the rates of change in populations, dynam...[Read More]
2018-06-12T07:00:00Z The number of species found at a given point on the planet varies by orders of magnitude, yet large-scale gradients in biodiversity appear to follow some very general patterns. Little mechanistic theory has been formulated to explain the emergence of observed gradients of biodiversity both on land and in the oceans. Based on a comprehensive empirical synthesis of gl...[Read More]
2016-07-16T07:00:00Z O'Neill Public School 8th grade science class teaches about the ecology of their local area through easily understood character narration. Designed for elementary aged learners as a introduction to basic life science concepts dealing with ecology.