A Mechanical Approach to the Ecology of Animals and Plants
We live in a well-engineered universe. This engineering is present in every system and organism in existence, including in the actions and interactions of plants and animals. In fact, one could say that the function and movement of plants and animals is just as much a part of their makeup as...
Published January 12th 2006 by CRC Press
Percidae - Perch, Pikeperch, and Darters, Volume 4
Knowledge of the early life stages of fishes is crucial for the effective monitoring and management of fish populations and habitats, and the evaluation of environmental impacts and recovery of endangered species. Unfortunately, the proper identification of targeted species has stunted the...
Published December 14th 2005 by CRC Press
The research reported in this book provides reliable evidence on and knowledge about mathematics and science instruction that emphasizes student understanding--instruction consistent with the needs of students who will be citizens in an increasingly demanding technological world.The National Center...
Published February 16th 2005 by Routledge
A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648
First published in 1928.'Can be safely named unique and can never quite lose its value.' Times Literary Supplement. 'This should be bought not borrowed.' Saturday Review The publication in 1648 of the first authentic account of the provinces of New Spain and Central America by a well-known and...
Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge
Series: Psychosocial Stress Series
Empathy in the Treatment of Trauma and PTSD examines how professionals are psychologically impacted by their work with trauma clients. A national research study provides empirical evidence, documenting the struggle for professionals to maintain therapeutic equilibrium and empathic attunement with...
Published October 7th 2004 by Routledge
Ictaluridae - Catfish and Madtoms, Volume 3
This series fills immense gaps in knowledge of issues related to early life development of fishes in the Ohio basin. Volume I includes familes Acipenseridae to Esocidae, Volume II includes the Catostomidae, while Volume III addresses the developmental and morphological issues of catfish and madtoms...
Published December 28th 2003 by CRC Press
A Strategic and Operational Approach
Because of the sensitive nature of sex crimes, police officials must develop a specialized set of interviewing skills to effectively investigate them. Written by former Commanding Officer of the Manhattan Special Victims Squad Thomas P. Carney, Practical Investigation of Sex Crimes: A Strategic and...
Published September 16th 2003 by CRC Press
A Special Triple Issue of Human-Computer Interaction
Volume 16, Numbers 2, 3, and 4, 2001. Contents: EDITORIAL: T.P. Moran, P. Dourish, Introduction to This Special Issue on Context-Aware Computing. ANCHOR ARTICLE: A.K. Dey, G.D. Abowd, D. Salber, A Conceptual Framework and a Toolkit for Supporting the Rapid Prototyping of Context-Aware Applications....
Published July 29th 2003 by CRC Press
Explore the relationship between faith-based programs, religion, and offender rehabilitation! This book reports on current research from several disciplines to help the reader understand the nature and impact of the relationship between faith-based programs, religion, and offender rehabilitation....
Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge
Indicator Patterns Using Aquatic Communities
The use of environmental assessment procedures within monitoring frameworks demands that there be some relevancy to the decisions that management agencies make using biological criteria. These biological criteria standards are the basis for environmental indicators, which provide a direct measure...
Published July 16th 2002 by CRC Press