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  1. Echinoderms in a Changing World

    Proceedings of the 13th International Echinoderm Conference, January 5-9 2009, University of Tasmania, Hobart Tasmania, Australia

    Edited by Craig Johnson

    Echinoderms are an ancient and diverse group of marine animals with a rich fossil record. They occur abundantly in all modern oceans and at all depths, where they contribute importantly to patterns in biodiversity and to the structure and functioning of marine systems. It is therefore vital...

    Published October 29th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation

    Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia

    Edited by Richard Kenchington, Laura Stocker, David Wood

    Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation: Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia offers an examination of the evolution of coastal adaptation, both internationally and in Australia, from a perspective that critically addresses the knowledge-governance interface and...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Introduction to Instrumentation in Life Sciences

    By Prakash Singh Bisen, Anjana Sharma

    Instrumentation is central to the study of physiology and genetics in living organisms, especially at the molecular level. Numerous techniques have been developed to address this in various biological disciplines, creating a need to understand the physical principles involved in the operation of...

    Published September 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Quantitative Ecotoxicology, Second Edition

    By Michael C. Newman

    Quantitative Ecotoxicology, Second Edition explores models and methods of quantitative ecotoxicology at progressively higher biological scales using worked examples and common software packages. It complements the author’s previous books, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition and...

    Published August 28th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Introduction to Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling for Ecological Data

    By Eric Parent, Etienne Rivot

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

    Making statistical modeling and inference more accessible to ecologists and related scientists, Introduction to Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling for Ecological Data gives readers a flexible and effective framework to learn about complex ecological processes from various sources of data. It also helps...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. International Maritime Transport

    Perspectives

    Edited by Heather Leggate, James McConville, Alfonso Morvillo

    Series: Routledge Advances in Maritime Research

    The importance of the international maritime transport industry is difficult to overstate. This new book presents an interdisciplinary approach from a wide range of internationally-based experts. International Maritime Transport represents a radical departure from previous works in its structure...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Oceanography and Marine Biology

    An Annual Review, Volume 50

    Edited by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, J. D. M. Gordon, R. N. Hughes

    Series: Oceanography and Marine Biology - An Annual Review

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by...

    Published June 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Genetic Sex Differentiation in Fish

    By T. J. Pandian

    A comprehensive study of sex differentiation gonochoric and hermaphroditic fishes, this book examines sex chromosomes and sex determining genes, emphasizing the need to search for more than one sex-determining gene residing on different chromosomes. It traces the origin of hermaphrodites from...

    Published June 4th 2012 by Science Publishers

  10. Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, Second Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey C. Carrier, John A. Musick, Michael R. Heithaus

    Series: CRC Marine Biology Series

    Virtually every area of research associated with sharks and their relatives has been strongly impacted by the revolutionary growth in technology. The questions we can now ask are very different than those reported even two decades ago. Modern immunological and genetic techniques, satellite...

    Published April 8th 2012 by CRC Press