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Brahana Selassie is a product of the African-Caribbean Diaspora from Grenada. As a young man of twenty in 1975, he discovered and then became a convert to the unique ancient multi-layered world of Ethiopia’s ancient Nile Valley civilisation. He then immersed himself in studying its origins and continuity...
Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.
The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology offers a cutting-edge compendium of zooarchaeology the world over that seeks to provide a holistic view of the role played by animals in shaping human history, with case studies from five continents examining human-animal relationships across a range of geographical, historical, and cultural contexts.
Building our understanding of ecosystems with a synthesized biogeoscience approach, this volume focuses on the couplings between ecological processes and the geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere. It is ideal for researchers and students in both ecology and the physical sciences.
This book provides basic tools to understand relations between plants and soil. It also details methods to interpret x-ray diffraction spectra used to identify clay minerals.
The first publication to include a condensed, yet complete treatment of anaphora and modality, this volume's integrated theory combines classical formal semantics and modern dynamic semantics without altering the fundamental linguistic paradigm.
This practical book on wetland techniques provides an overview of the various methods that have been used or developed by researchers and practitioners to study, monitor, manage, or create wetlands.
This book examines many little understood aspects of the Irish Landscape from the last Ice Age until now. Historians, archaeologists, biologists and earth scientists each bring their unique take on how the landscape and the life it supports have been crafted by natural and human events.
Denis McCarthy's highly engaging account of biogeography shows how two great theories - evolution and plate tectonics - explained the pattern of life on Earth. It is a story of elephant birds and pygmy mammoths, and the gradual acceptance of radical new ideas demonstrating that life and powerful physical forces...