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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation: Books & e-books
Most of our current books in wildlife ecology and conservation are e-books, but feel free to browse the call number: SK located on the 4th floor in the Marston Science Library.
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Popular in-print titles (selected)
Forest Wildlife Ecology and Habitat Management by David R. Patton
Call Number: SK356.W54P38 2011
Publication Date: 2010
Based on David Patton's 50 years of experience as a forester and wildlife biologist, the book shows readers how to look at forests as ecological systems and wildlife as part of the energy flow and nutrient cycling process within those systems.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, 2nd ed by Gale Research Staff
Call Number: QL3.G7813 2003 (Reference) vols 1-17
Publication Date: 2002
Some reviewers call Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia the best reference work on animals ever published. Others call it the legacy left to us by famed zoologist and animal lover, Bernhard Grzimek.
Conservation Biogeography by Richard J. Ladle (Editor); Robert J. Whittaker (Editor)
Call Number: QH75.C657 2011
Publication Date: 2011
The newly emerged sub-discipline of conservation biogeography uses the conceptual tools and methods of biogeography to address real world conservation problems and to provide predictions about the fate of key species and ecosystems over the next century.
New e-book titles @ the UF Libraries (selected)
Wildlife Forensic Investigation: Principles and Practice
The text explores the latest knowledge and thinking on this very important approach for the assessment of environmental health, management, and conservation. It describes the core biomarkers currently used in environmental research concerned with biological monitoring, biomarkers which correspond to the defenses developed by living organisms in response to contaminants in their environment, and biomarkers that reveal biological damage resulting from contaminant stressors.
The range of species that fall within the realm of wildlife crimes is extensive, ranging from ferns and orchids to bald eagles and great whales. Solving these crimes is rarely dependent on the testimony of witnesses or victims. An ever-increasing number of research groups are applying scientific tests to animal and plant studies alike. H
Pesticides: Evaluation of Environmental Pollution presents, in a single volume, current knowledge on environmental pollution caused by pesticides, helping readers evaluate the effects that pesticide residues have in all compartments of the environment.
UF has access to the 2000-2004 archive of electronic books from the publisher CABI, covering topics in Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Science, Environmental Science, Plant Sciences, Food and Nutrition, and Leisure and Tourism