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Citizen Science
Public Participation in Environmental Research
In Citizen Science, experts from a variety of disciplines share their experiences of creating and implementing successful citizen science projects, primarily those that use massive data sets gathered by citizen...



The Vanishing Physician-Scientist?
In this book, leading physician-scientists and academic physicians examine the problem from a variety of perspectives: historical, demographic, scientific, cultural, sociological, and economic.



Biological Systematics
Principles and Applications
Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V. Z. Brower
A core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative...



Manual of Leaf Architecture
Beth Ellis, Douglas C. Daly, Leo J. Hickey, John V. Mitchell, Kirk R. Johnson, Peter Wilf, Scott L. Wing
The Manual of Leaf Architecture is an essential reference for describing, comparing, and classifying the leaves of flowering plants.



Nature of the Rainforest
Costa Rica and Beyond
Adrian Forsyth
A Zona Tropical Publication "The words 'tropical rainforest' may conjure up vistas populated by jaguars, brilliant macaws, and flowers amid the grandeur of towering buttressed trees. But the eager, expectant visitor is not regaled with the sight of...



Trilobites of New York
An Illustrated Guide
Thomas E. Whiteley, Gerald J. Kloc, Carlton E. Brett
"Trilobites are the most lifelike of fossils—many well-preserved specimens belie their great antiquity and seem almost ready to arch their bodies, peer about with their compound eyes, and crawl forward as if to complete a journey that was interrupted...



The Physiological Ecology of Vertebrates
A View from Energetics
Brian K. McNab
Physiological ecology has grown in importance as an area of biology in the past thirty years and integrates the diverse approaches used in the comparative biology of organisms. Biologists segregate their approaches by technique and concept, but...



Communication, Life, Mega-evolution
Decrypting Life's Nature
A. De Loof



Beyond Conflict and Reduction
Between Philosophy, Science, and Religion
While much attention has been devoted to the conflicts between religion and science in the modern age, less rarely has sufficient attention been devoted to the complex interplay between religion, science and philosophy. This book offers a set of...



In Search of Deep Time
Beyond the Fossil Record to a New History of Life
Henry Gee
Cladistics—the science of comparison—is transforming the way paleontologists view evolution. In Search of Deep Time strips away conventional assumptions about the evolution of life to reveal a world that may be far stranger and more humbling than had...



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