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  1. Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

    By Edward J. Petuch

    Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Game-Theoretical Models in Biology

    By Mark Broom, Jan Rychtar

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

    Covering the major topics of evolutionary game theory, Game-Theoretical Models in Biology presents both abstract and practical mathematical models of real biological situations. It discusses the static aspects of game theory in a mathematically rigorous way that is appealing to mathematicians. In...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Series: Biomimetics Series

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the...

    Published March 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Chimpanzees

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Function and Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    By Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor

    Chimpanzees, including common chimpanzees and bonobos, are our closest living relatives. This book, which is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pan, adopts the same format as the photographic atlases of Gorilla and Hylobates previously published by the same...

    Published February 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Phylogenomics

    A Primer

    By Rob DeSalle, Jeffrey Rosenfeld

    Phylogenomics: A Primer is for advanced undergraduate and graduate biology students studying molecular biology, comparative biology, evolution, genomics, and biodiversity. Itexplores the origins of organic life on the planet, examines the use of scientific databases to understand the function of...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Garland Science

  6. Bankrupting Nature

    Denying Our Planetary Boundaries

    By Anders Wijkman, Johan Rockström

    This powerful book shows us that we are in deep denial about the magnitude of the global environmental challenges and resource constraints facing the world. Despite growing scientific consensus on major environmental threats as well as resource depletion, societies are largely continuing with...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Landscape Evolution, Neotectonics and Quaternary Environmental Change in Southern Cameroon

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 31, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Series: Palaeoecology of Africa

    Founded in 1966, the internationally recognized and acclaimed Series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes interdisciplinary scientific papers on landscape evolution and on former environments of the African continent. Beginning with topics such as changes in climate and vegetation cover, the papers...

    Published May 30th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gibbons and Siamangs (Hylobates)

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    By Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz, Eva M. Ferrero, Gaelle Bello, Mercedes Barbosa, M. Ashraf Aziz, Anne M. Burrows, Julia Arias-Martorell, Bernard A. Wood

    This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of Hylobates, and adopts the same format as the photographic atlas of Gorilla published by the same authors in 2010. These two books are part of a series of monographs that will set out the comparative and phylogenetic...

    Published April 13th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Groupers of the World

    A Field and Market Guide

    By Matthew T. Craig, Yvonne J. Sadovy de Mitcheson, Phillip C. Heemstra

    Detailed but easy-to-use, this volume is a guide to the more than 160 recognized species of these mostly large, colorful tropical reef fishes, also known as rockcod. With outstanding color photographs, the book presents up-to-date biological, ecological, and population information for each species....

    Published February 8th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Comparative Anatomy and Phylogeny of Primate Muscles and Human Evolution

    By Rui Diogo, Bernard A. Wood

    This book challenges the assumption that morphological data are inherently unsuitable for phylogeny reconstruction, argues that both molecular and morphological phylogenies should play a major role in systematics, and provides the most comprehensive review of the comparative anatomy, homologies and...

    Published January 11th 2012 by CRC Press