Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Tropical Pinnipeds

    Bio-Ecology, Threats and Conservation

    Edited by Juan J. Alava

    Pinnipeds are a fascinating group of marine mammals that play a crucial role as apex predators and sentinels of the functioning and health of marine ecosystems. They are found in the most extreme environments from the Polar regions to the tropics. Pinnipeds are comprised of about 34 species, and of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Water Hyacinth

    Environmental Challenges, Management and Utilization

    Edited by Shaohua Yan, Jun Yao Guo

    The water hyacinth is a disruptive factor in aquatic ecosystem management and ecosystem services, and causes problems in fisheries, transportation waterways, irrigation, hydropower generation, and water resources. To address these concerns, it is necessary to integrate past studies with current…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment

    By Leonid F. Chernogor, Nathan Blaunstein

    Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment describes experimental and theoretical studies on the effects of rocket burns and launchings on the near-the-Earth environment and geomagnetic fields. It illuminates the main geophysical and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Snakes of the World

    A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

    By Van Wallach, Kenneth L. Williams, Jeff Boundy

    Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species—the first catalogue of its kind—covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Infrastructures

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Abad Chabbi, Henry W. Loescher

    Research infrastructure comprises the "hard" infrastructure, such as the networks of diverse sensors, the long-term monitoring plots and national sample archives; and the "soft" infrastructure, such as the standardisation of data collection, handling, meta-data, licensing and storage methods and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-18 
    CRC Press

  • Air Pollution and Its Impacts on U.S. National Parks

    By Timothy J. Sullivan

    A variety of air pollutants are emitted into the atmosphere from human-caused and natural emissions sources throughout the United States and elsewhere. These contaminants impact sensitive natural resources in wilderness, including the national parks. The system of national parks in the United…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08 
    CRC Press

  • Small Cetaceans of Japan

    Exploitation and Biology

    By Toshio Kasuya

    Edited by William Perrin

    This book summarizes and analyzes the biology, ecology, exploitation and management of small cetaceans in Japan. It describes the various types of cetacean fisheries in Japan and their historical development, the life histories and ecologies of the main species involved, and the history and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08 
    CRC Press

  • Animal Movement

    Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

    By Mevin B. Hooten, Devin S. Johnson, Brett T. McClintock, Juan M. Morales

    The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems. Rapid improvements in biotelemetry data collection and processing technology have given…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06 
    CRC Press

  • The Fungal Community

    Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

    Edited by John Dighton, James F. White

    "…a number of chapters provide excellent summaries of the modern methods available for studying fungal ecology, along with those more traditional methods that are still extremely valuable…overall it is a hugely valuable compendium of fungal ecology research. It is a must for the library shelf." -…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism

    Edited by Johra Kayeser Fatima

    Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

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