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Birds of the Salton SeaStatus, Biogeography, and Ecology

Birds of the Salton Sea: Status, Biogeography, and Ecology

Michael Patten

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235939
eISBN:
9780520929449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235939.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Salton Sea, California's largest inland lake, supports a spectacular bird population that is among the most concentrated and most diverse in the world. Sadly, this crucial stopover along the ... More

Bone Histology of Fossil TetrapodsAdvancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Kevin Padian and Ellen-Therese Lamm (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

The microscopic examination of fossilized bone tissue is a sophisticated and increasingly important analytical tool for understanding the life history of ancient organisms. This book provides an ... More

CactiBiology and Uses

Cacti: Biology and Uses

Park Nobel (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231573
eISBN:
9780520927889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231573.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Cactaceae family, with about 1,600 species, is cultivated worldwide for fruits, forage, fodder, and even as a vegetable. Cacti are recognized for their attractive flowers, special stem shapes, ... More

California GrasslandsEcology and Management

California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Mark Stromberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Grasslands are one of California's most important ecosystems in terms of both biodiversity and economic value. Bringing together the large amount of research conducted in recent years on California's ... More

California's Fading WildflowersLost Legacy and Biological Invasions

California's Fading Wildflowers: Lost Legacy and Biological Invasions

Richard Minnich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253537
eISBN:
9780520934337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253537.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Early Spanish explorers in the late eighteenth century found springtime California covered with spectacular carpets of wildflowers from San Francisco to San Diego. Yet today, invading plant species ... More

Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Lars Werdelin (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This volume is a comprehensive review of the African mammalian fossil record over the past 65 million years. The book includes current taxonomic and systematic revisions of all African mammal taxa, ... More

A Checklist of Host-Parasite Interactions of the Order Crocodylia

A Checklist of Host-Parasite Interactions of the Order Crocodylia

Marisa Tellez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520098893
eISBN:
9780520957367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098893.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Records of parasitism in crocodilians date back to the early 1800s, distributed among published works, unpublished manuscripts, and international parasite catalogs. It is possible that parasites of ... More

Climate Change in CaliforniaRisk and Response

Climate Change in California: Risk and Response

Fredrich J. Kahrl and David W. Roland-Holst

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271814
eISBN:
9780520953802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271814.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

California is synonymous with opportunity, prosperity, and natural beauty, but climate change will change the state's future and image. How can we expect the economy, natural resources, public ... More

Common Spiders of North America

Common Spiders of North America

Richard A. Bradley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520274884
eISBN:
9780520954502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274884.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Spiders are fascinating animals that exhibit remarkably varied and complex behavior. Contrary to popular belief, they are mostly harmless, and many are beneficial to humans. Spiders occur in all ... More

Comparative BiogeographyDiscovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

Lynne Parenti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259454
eISBN:
9780520944398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259454.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

To unravel the complex shared history of the Earth and its life forms, biogeographers analyze patterns of biodiversity, species distribution, and geological history. So far, the field of biogeography ... More

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