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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 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...

    To Be Published December 30th 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...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. 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

    Current rates of climate change are faster than birds can evolve, leading to serious mismatch of migration and seasonal or phenological timing. The result is a concomitant decline of migratory bird species. The editors of this volume have assembled a team of leading experts to synthesize and review...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Vultures

    Evolution, Ecology and Conservation

    By Michael O'Neal Campbell

    This book examines current knowledge on the evolution, ecology, and conservation biology of both New World vultures (Cathartidae) and Old World vultures (Accipitridae). Extinct species of both families are examined, as well as the disputed evidence for familial similarities and differences...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  7. 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

    Sea duck research and management is important for understanding marine bird ecology and conservation as well as the health of marine ecosystems. This book is a synthesis of all that has been learned about sea ducks, highlighting data gaps, and directing future research and conservation efforts. An...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Molting in Neotropical Birds

    Life History and Forest Fragmentation

    Edited by Erik I. Johnson, Jared D. Wolfe

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    Molting is a growth related process in birds in which certain feathers are shed and replaced during the life cycle. The timing, duration, seasonality, extent and pattern of molting follows certain strategies. This book reviews and describes these strategies for nearly 200 species of birds from a 30...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is currently the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. Divided into seven chapters, this book is an institutional history of the ESA. Beginning with the Society's inception, it describes the...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by CRC Press