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Forthcoming Natural History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. 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

  5. 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...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. 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 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

    Edited by David A. Haukos, Clint Boal

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    In Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens expert wildlife biologists, conservation biologists, and ornithologists cover the life history, genetics, ecology, and management strategies for lesser prairie-chickens. The volume also provides a detailed analysis of relative risks and...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Stopover Biology of Migratory Songbirds

    By Frank Moore

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    Organized around the challenges migrating songbirds face when they stop over during migration, this book tracks the migratory bird’s arrival at a stopover site and the challenges faced during stopover through departure and resumption of migratory flight. Individuals with different levels of...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Aging is an Adaptation

    Theory, Strategy and Chronic Disease

    By Joshua Mitteldorf

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by CRC Press