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Greater Sage-GrouseEcology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Steven Knick (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Admired for its elaborate breeding displays and treasured as a game bird, the Greater Sage-Grouse is a charismatic symbol of the broad open spaces in western North America. Unfortunately these birds ... More

The Green LeapA Primer for Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development

The Green Leap: A Primer for Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development

Mark Hostetler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271104
eISBN:
9780520951877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271104.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Biodiversity conservation is directly and indirectly related to how urban developments are designed and managed. People from all sectors of society are grappling with the issue of minimizing growth ... More

Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

James Albert (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The fish faunas of continental South and Central America constitute one of the greatest concentrations of aquatic diversity on Earth, consisting of about 10% of all living vertebrate species. This ... More

Homo erectusPleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

W. Henry Gilbert (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book, the first in a series devoted to the paleoanthropological resources of the Middle Awash Valley of Ethiopia, studies Homo erectus, a close relative of Homo sapiens. It provides detailed ... More

How Vertebrates Left the Water

How Vertebrates Left the Water

Michel Laurin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

More than three hundred million years ago—a relatively recent date in the two billion years since life first appeared—vertebrate animals first ventured onto land. This illustrated book describes how ... More

Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea OttersIntegrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters: Integrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Todd Braje (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

For more than 10,000 years, Native Americans from Alaska to southern California relied on aquatic animals such as seals, sea lions, and sea otters for food and raw materials. Archaeological research ... More

IguanasBiology and Conservation

Iguanas: Biology and Conservation

Allison Alberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238541
eISBN:
9780520930117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238541.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book offers an account of the latest research on the evolution, behavioral ecology, and conservation of the highly visible and increasingly endangered Iguana, much loved by professional ... More

International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

F. R.Hauer and Anthony Welch (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098688
eISBN:
9780520943803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098688.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The purpose of this book is to encourage and facilitate focused research, and provide a forum for scholarly exchange about the status of Mayfly and Stonefly science. Professor John Brittain, whose ... More

Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

Wade Sherbrooke

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228252
eISBN:
9780520926752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228252.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book features detailed species accounts; gives information on horned lizard biology, ecology, and evolution; and describes the role of these reptiles in mythology, culture, and art. It covers ... More

IslandFact and Theory in Nature

Island: Fact and Theory in Nature

James Lazell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243521
eISBN:
9780520931596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243521.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Guana, in the British Virgin Islands, is home to a remarkably diverse assortment of animal and plant life: mangroves, flamingos, iguanas, frogs, birds, snakes, spiders, tortoises, grasshoppers, and ... More

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