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Read more about Quantitative Ecology: A New Unified Approach

Quantitative Ecology: A New Unified Approach

Clarence Lehman

Shelby Loberg

Adam Clark

Quantitative Ecology introduces and discusses the principles of ecology from populations to ecosystems including human populations, disease, exotic organisms, habitat fragmentation, biodiversity and global dynamics. The book also reformulates and unifies ecological equations making them more accessible to the reader and easier to teach.

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Read more about Undergraduate Diagnostic Imaging Fundamentals

Undergraduate Diagnostic Imaging Fundamentals

Brent Burbridge, University of Saskatchewan

Evan Mah, University of Saskatchewan

Diagnostic Imaging principles and concepts are augmented by the presentation of images for common clinical conditions. Guiding principles related to minimizing radiation exposure and requesting the most appropriate imaging examination are addressed.Static images are enhanced by the ability to access images stored and displayed on an Html-5 compatible, Dicom image viewer that simulates a simple Picture Archive and Communication system (PACS). Users can also access other imaging from the Dicom viewer (ODIN), beyond the basic curriculum provided, to further advance their experience with viewing diagnostic imaging pathologies.

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Read more about Unfolding the Mystery of Life, Biology Lab Manual for Non-Science Majors

Unfolding the Mystery of Life, Biology Lab Manual for Non-Science Majors

Ellen Genovesi, Mercer County Community College

Laura Blinderman, Mercer County Community College

Patrick Natale, Mercer County Community College

This laboratory manual is intended for use in a biology laboratory course taken by non-science majors, pre-biology, and pre-allied health majors.

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Read more about Introduction to Oceanography

Introduction to Oceanography

Paul Webb

Introduction to Oceanography is a textbook appropriate to an introductory-level university course in oceanography. The book covers the fundamental geological, chemical, physical and biological processes in the ocean, with an emphasis on the North Atlantic region.

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Thermodynamics and Chemistry

Howard DeVoe, University of Maryland

Thermodynamics and Chemistry is designed primarily as a textbook for a one-semester course in classical chemical thermodynamics at the graduate or undergraduate level. It can also serve as a supplementary text and thermodynamics reference source.

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Read more about An Introduction to Nutrition

An Introduction to Nutrition

Maureen Zimmerman, Mesa Community College

Beth Snow, University of British Columbia

Welcome to Essentials of Nutrition: A Functional Approach! This book is written for students who are not majoring in nutrition, but want to learn about the fundamental aspects of nutrition and how it applies to their own lives. We have written this book with the assumption that you have little or no prior knowledge of college level chemistry, biology, or physiology. But that does not mean it’s not scientific! Nutrition is a science-based discipline, so all the material included is backed up by rigorous scientific research, but it is presented in a clear, easy-to-understand fashion without requiring a background in science.

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Read more about Phylogenetic Comparative Methods

Phylogenetic Comparative Methods

Luke J. Harmon

This is a book about Phylogenetic Comparative Methods by Luke J. Harmon.

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Read more about Slurry Transport: Fundamentals, A Historical Overview & The Delft Head Loss & Limit Deposit Velocity Framework 2nd Edition

Slurry Transport: Fundamentals, A Historical Overview & The Delft Head Loss & Limit Deposit Velocity Framework 2nd Edition

Sape A. Miedema

In dredging, trenching, (deep sea) mining, drilling, tunnel boring and many other applications, sand, clay or rock has to be excavated.The book covers horizontal transport of settling slurries (Newtonian slurries). Non-settling (non-Newtonian) slurries are not covered.

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Read more about The Delft Sand, Clay & Rock Cutting Model

The Delft Sand, Clay & Rock Cutting Model

Sape A. Miedema

In dredging, trenching, (deep sea) mining, drilling, tunnel boring and many other applications, sand, clay or rock has to be excavated. This book gives an overview of cutting theories. It starts with a generic model, which is valid for all types of soil (sand, clay and rock) after which the specifics of dry sand, water saturated sand, clay, atmospheric rock and hyperbaric rock are covered. For each soil type small blade angles and large blade angles, resulting in a wedge in front of the blade, are discussed. For each case considered, the equations/model for the cutting forces, power and specific energy are given. The models are verified with laboratory research, mainly at the Delft University of Technology, but also with data from literature.

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Read more about Environmental Biology

Environmental Biology

Matthew R. Fisher

This open textbook covers the most salient environmental issues, from a biological perspective. The text is designed for an introductory-level college science course. Topics include the fundamentals of ecology, biodiversity, pollution, climate change, food production, and human population growth.

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