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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Natural Selection

    Methods and Applications

    By Mario A. Fares

    This book summarizes the knowledge in the field of methods to identify signatures of natural selection. A number of mathematical models and methods have been designed to identify the fingerprints of natural selection on genes and genomes. Such methods are provided in a simple and direct way so that...

    Published November 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Morphodynamics

    By Adolf Seilacher, Alan D. Gishlick

    Morphodynamics is defined as the unique interaction among environment, functional morphology, developmental constraints, phylogeny, and time—all of which shape the evolution of life. These fabricational patterns and similarities owe their regularity not to a detailed genetic program, but to...

    Published November 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Fungi From Different Substrates

    Edited by J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh, Csaba Vágvölgyi

    The book is comprised of more than a dozen chapters on fungi from different substrates including fossilized leaves. It discusses association of fungi occurring on important plants, some animals, and saprophytic substrates. Besides the taxonomic information, some ecological aspects like...

    Published October 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge