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The Science of Animal WelfareUnderstanding What Animals Want

The Science of Animal Welfare: Understanding What Animals Want

Marian Stamp Dawkins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198848981
eISBN:
9780191883682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848981.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Bioethics

This book is intended as a guide for anyone who is interested in animals and how their welfare can be assessed scientifically. It addresses the question of why, despite growing public interest in how ... More

Epidemiology with R

Epidemiology with R

Bendix Carstensen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198841326
eISBN:
9780191876936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841326.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This book is a practical guide designed for students and researchers with an existing knowledge of R who wish to learn how to apply it in an epidemiological context and exploit its versatility. It ... More

America's Scientific TreasuresA Travel Companion

America's Scientific Treasures: A Travel Companion

Stephen M. Cohen and Brenda H. Cohen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197545508
eISBN:
9780197545539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545508.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

America’s Scientific Treasures is a comprehensive travel guide, designed for adults, that takes the reader to well-known and lesser-known sites of scientific and technological interest in the United ... More

Conservation PhysiologyApplications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Christine L. Madliger, Craig E. Franklin, Oliver P. Love, and Steven J. Cooke (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Conservation physiology is a rapidly expanding, multi-disciplinary field that uses physiological tools to characterize and solve conservation problems. This text provides a consolidated overview of ... More

Silent WitnessForensic DNA Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters

Silent Witness: Forensic DNA Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters

Henry Erlich, Eric Stover, and Thomas J. White (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190909444
eISBN:
9780197539958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909444.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Forensic DNA evidence has helped convict the guilty, exonerate the wrongfully convicted, identify victims of genocide, and reunite families torn apart by war and repressive regimes. Yet many of the ... More

Rivers and Sustainable DevelopmentAlternative Approaches and Their Implications

Rivers and Sustainable Development: Alternative Approaches and Their Implications

S. Nazrul Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190079024
eISBN:
9780190079055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079024.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book presents a new conceptualization of river-related policy issues, using concepts such as the Commercial and Cordon approaches to rivers and their opposite, the Ecological and Open ... More

AnacondaThe Secret Life of the World's Largest Snake

Anaconda: The Secret Life of the World's Largest Snake

Jesús A. Rivas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199732876
eISBN:
9780197521007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199732876.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Written by Jesús Rivas, the undisputed expert on the biology of anacondas, this is the first authoritative book on the biology of the green anaconda, the world’s largest snake. Rivas describes his ... More

Essential Ornithology

Essential Ornithology

Graham Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804741
eISBN:
9780191843037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804741.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

Essential Ornithology provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds, one of the most widely studied taxonomic groups. The book begins by considering the ... More

Game Theory in Biologyconcepts and frontiers

Game Theory in Biology: concepts and frontiers

John M. McNamara and Olof Leimar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198815778
eISBN:
9780191853456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815778.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Game theory in biology seeks to predict social behaviour and other traits that influence how individuals interact. It does this by tentatively assuming that current traits are stable endpoints of ... More

Evolution and BiogeographyVolume 8

Evolution and Biogeography: Volume 8

Martin Thiel and Gary Poore (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190637842
eISBN:
9780197538265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637842.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This volume examines Evolution and Biogeography of Crustacea, one of the dominant groups of animals, especially in aquatic environments. The first part of this volume is dedicated to the explanation ... More

Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean

Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean

Maria Baker, Eva Ramirez-Llodra, and Paul Tyler (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841654
eISBN:
9780191877117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841654.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The deep ocean is, by far, the planet’s largest biome and holds a wealth of potential natural assets. Most of the ocean lies beyond national jurisdiction and hence is the responsibility of us all. ... More

Redesigning LifeHow genome editing will transform the world

Redesigning Life: How genome editing will transform the world

John Parrington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198766834
eISBN:
9780191918957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766834.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

We can now edit genomes. The technique, which involves cutting and pasting DNA code into the genome, is faster and cheaper than traditional genetic engineering and can be used on almost any animal or ... More

Plant Evolution in the MediterraneanInsights for conservation

Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean: Insights for conservation

John D. Thompson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198835141
eISBN:
9780191872884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835141.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean: Insights for conservation brings together a diverse literature on the Mediterranean flora in a detailed but synthetic account of plant evolutionary ecology. The ... More

Fishery Ecosystem Dynamics

Fishery Ecosystem Dynamics

Michael J. Fogarty and Jeremy S. Collie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198768937
eISBN:
9780191822209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768937.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This book provides an integrated framework for the quantitative analysis of exploited aquatic ecosystems, tracing the critical linkages between fundamental ecological processes and their implications ... More

The Art of the BeeShaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies

The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies

Robert E. Page

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197504147
eISBN:
9780197504178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504147.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The impact of bees on the world is immeasurable. Bees are responsible for the evolution of the vast array of brightly colored flowers and for engineering the niches of multitudes of plants, animals, ... More

Grassroots StewardshipSustainability Within Reach

Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability Within Reach

F Stuart Chapin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190081195
eISBN:
9780190081225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081195.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The book presents a novel strategy for addressing the major environmental and social problems of our time. It emphasizes transformative actions by individual citizens, both ordinary and ... More

DNA DemystifiedUnravelling the Double Helix

DNA Demystified: Unravelling the Double Helix

Alan McHughen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190092962
eISBN:
9780190092993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092962.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

DNA, once the exclusive domain of scientists in research labs, is now the darling of popular and social media. With personal genetic testing kits in homes and genetically modified organism (GMO) ... More

A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Daniel L. Hartl

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862291
eISBN:
9780191895074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862291.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to provide a concise but comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts of population genetics and ... More

Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology

Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology

Kelly C. Smith and Carlos Mariscal (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190915650
eISBN:
9780197506066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915650.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This book focuses on the emerging scientific discipline of astrobiology, exploring the humanistic issues of this multidisciplinary field. To be sure, there are myriad scientific questions that ... More

Theoretical Ecologyconcepts and applications

Theoretical Ecology: concepts and applications

Kevin S. McCann and Gabriel Gellner (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198824282
eISBN:
9780191863271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824282.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book continues the authoritative and established edited series of theoretical ecology books initiated by Robert May which helped pave the way for ecology to become a more robust theoretical ... More

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