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Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Jay Lund

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261976
eISBN:
9780520945371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261976.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

An ecosystem in freefall, a shrinking water supply for cities and agriculture, an antiquated network of failure-prone levees—this is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the major hub of California's ... More

Deep Things out of DarknessA History of Natural History

Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

John G. T. Anderson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Natural history, the deliberate observation of the environment, is arguably the oldest science. From purely practical beginnings as a way of finding food and shelter, natural history evolved into the ... More

The Dinosauria

The Dinosauria

David Weishampel (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242098
eISBN:
9780520941434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242098.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This revised edition of this book continues in the same vein as the first but encompasses recent spectacular discoveries that have continued to revolutionize this field. A thorough scientific view of ... More

Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Richard Hilton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

One of the most geologically complex and diverse states California spent much of the age of dinosaurs under water. While most of the fossils found in the state are those of reptiles that lived in the ... More

Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Bruce Miller

Sirpa Nummela (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The life cycles of fishes are complex and varied, and knowledge of the early life stages is important for understanding the biology, ecology, and evolution of fishes. This book bring together in a ... More

The Ecology of Marine FishesCalifornia and Adjacent Waters

The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Larry Allen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms. ... More

Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal MarshesThe San Francisco Estuary

Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Arnas Palaima (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The San Francisco Bay, the biggest estuary on the west coast of North America, was once surrounded by an almost unbroken chain of tidal wetlands, a fecund sieve of ecosystems connecting the land and ... More

Embryos in Deep TimeThe Rock Record of Biological Development

Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Biological Development

Marcelo Sánchez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271937
eISBN:
9780520952300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271937.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

How can we bring together the study of genes, embryos, and fossils? This is a critical synthesis of the study of individual development in fossils. It brings together an up-to-date review of concepts ... More

Emerging Avian Disease

Emerging Avian Disease

Ellen Paul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272378
eISBN:
9780520952201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272378.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This volume of Studies in Avian Biology resulted from a symposium on avian disease at the North American Ornithological Conference held in Veracruz, Mexico, in October 2006. The diverse set of topics ... More

Environmental FlowsSaving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Angela H. Arthington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millenniumis a singular source of information on the subject of environmental flows-the quantity, timing, and quality of water flows and regimes ... More

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