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New and Published Books

  1. Vultures

    Their Evolution, Ecology and Conservation

    By Michael O'Neal Campbell

    This book reexamines current knowledge on the evolution, ecology, and conservation biology of both New World vultures (Cathartidae) and Old World vultures (Accipitridae) and seeks answers to past and present regional extinctions, colorizations, and conservation questions. Extinct species of both...

    Published June 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. The Foundations of Evolutionary Institutional Economics

    Generic Institutionalism

    By Manuel Scholz-Wäckerle

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Generic institutionalism offers a new perspective on institutional economic change within an evolutionary framework. The institutional landscape shapes the social fabric and economic organization in manifold ways. The book elaborates on the ubiquity of such institutional forms with regards to their...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA’s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding...

    Published May 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Ecology and Conservation of North American Sea Ducks

    Edited by Jean-Pierre L. Savard, Dirk V. Derksen, Dan Esler, John M. Eadie

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    The past decade has seen a huge increase in the interest and attention directed toward sea ducks, the Mergini tribe. This has been inspired, in large part, by the conservation concerns associated with numerical declines in several sea duck species and populations, as well as a growing appreciation...

    Published April 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Viking DNA

    The Wirral and West Lancashire Project

    By Stephen E. Harding, Mark Jobling, Turi King

    This book details a genetic survey that has taken place focusing on men from old families from Wirral and West Lancashire. These 'Viking hot spots' in North West England exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear Viking presence. The book explains—with the...

    Published February 19th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Phenological Synchrony and Bird Migration

    Changing Climate and Seasonal Resources in North America

    Edited by Eric M. Wood, Jherime L. Kellermann

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    Bird migration is a well-researched phenological event. However, few studies in North America have investigated the effects of climate change and extreme weather on the relationships of migratory avian species and their seasonal resources. This is a critical gap in knowledge that limits our ability...

    Published January 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara

    Edited by Justin L. Rheubert, Dustin S. Siegel, Stanley E. Trauth

    Series: Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny

    Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara is a remarkable compendium of chapters written by the world's leading experts from over four continents. The book begins with a chapter recounting historical discoveries in reproductive biology and a review of phylogenetics and up-to-date...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. In Search of Vikings

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Scandinavian Heritage of North-West England

    Edited by Stephen E. Harding, David Griffiths, Elizabeth Royles

    The Viking Age lasted a little over three centuries, but has left a lasting legacy across Europe. These dynamic warrior-traders from Scandinavia, who fought and interacted with peoples as far apart as North America, Russia, and Central Asia, are some of the most recognizable historical figures in...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas

    Their Ecology and Biodiversity

    By Edward J. Petuch, Robert F. Myers

    Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas: Their Ecology and Biodiversity is the first comprehensive overview of the ecology and biodiversity of the phylum Mollusca in the area of Florida extending from the Dry Tortugas and Ten Thousand Islands in the west to Palm Beach in the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Astrobiology

    An Introduction

    By Alan Longstaff

    Series: Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

    Astrobiology is a multidisciplinary pursuit that in various guises encompasses astronomy, chemistry, planetary and Earth sciences, and biology. It relies on mathematical, statistical, and computer modeling for theory, and space science, engineering, and computing to implement observational and...

    Published November 24th 2014 by CRC Press