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Winter ecology of small mammals

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Published by Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals -- Ecology -- Congresses,
  • Mammals -- Wintering -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joseph F. Merritt.
    SeriesSpecial publication of Carnegie Museum of Natural History ;, no. 10, Special publication (Carnegie Museum of Natural History) ;, no. 10.
    ContributionsMerritt, Joseph F., International Colloquium on Winter Ecology of Small Mammals (1981 : Powdermill Nature Reserve)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL700 .W56 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2874979M
    ISBN 100935868100
    LC Control Number84072213

      In fact, one of the founders of modern population ecology, Charles Elton, began his career working on population cycles of small mammals, including snowshoe hares. Brett and I first met in at the Kluane Lake field station in the Yukon when we were MSc students at the University of Alberta and working on the ecology of northern vertebrates. The ecology of small mammals in arable fields drilled with winter wheat and the increase in their dieldrin and mercury residues D. J. Jefferies The Nature Conservancy, Monks Wood Experimental Station, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon.

    : Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals (): Gary W. Barrett: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address. In , the book Large Mammals of West Africa was published. In , he wrote the book Ecology of African Mammals in collaboration with Michael James Delany. In , he wrote the chapter Small Mammals in the book Sahara Desert by John Cloudsley-Thompson. he published the book Mammals of Nigeria. This comprehensive reference book is the.

    In book: Wild mammals of North America: biology, management, conservation, Publisher: The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, pp winter when snow is deep (Geist ; Hjeljord. Small mammals can be regarded as excellent subjects to test suppositions about population growth migration and reproduction, and, in particular, on how the complex physical structure of the environment affects the ecology of populations and communities. In other words, these small mammal studies can help formulate landscape ecological principles.


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Winter ecology of small mammals / Related Titles. Series: Special publication (Carnegie Museum of Natural History) no. Merritt, Joseph F. International Colloquium on Winter Ecology of Small Mammals Powdermill Nature Reserve, Rector, Pa.) October Type. Book. Get this from a library.

Winter ecology of small mammals. [Joseph F Merritt;] -- Proceedings from the International Colloquium on Winter Ecology of Small Mammals held at Powdermill Nature Reserve from 14 to 18 October, 37 papers. Winter ecology of small mammals by Merritt, Joseph F ; International Colloquium on Winter Ecology of Small Mammals ( October Powdermill Nature Reserve, Rector, Pa.)Pages:   The Biology of Small Mammals is the first exploration of the lives of small mammals undertaken in decades.

Mammalogist Joseph F. Merritt offers an engaging, in-depth discussion about a diverse array of small mammals, from the rare Kitti’s hog-nosed bat of Southeast Asia to the bizarre aye-aye of Madagascar to the familiar woodchuck of North mammals include those mammals 5/5(1).

Buy Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals () (): NHBS - Gary W Barrett, John D Peles, Springer NaturePrice Range: £ - £ Some small mammals lower LCT slightly during winter by seasonal increase in basal metabolic rate • Varies amongst species • Seasonally adjusted in many animals • e.g., red fox lowers LCT from 8oC in summer to –13oC in winter, primarily through increased thickness of undercoat.

• Helps counter small heat loss before having to elevate metabolism to balance heat budget. Like all branches of science, small mammal ecology has been subject to a series of fashionable approaches, one following another as tech­ nology penetrates previously impregnable regions.

Doubtless the future development of our science will be punctuated by wave upon wave of new endeavour in whole fields that are perhaps even Winter ecology of small mammals book unidentified.

These small mammals spend much of the winter under the security of a blanket of snow which provides a rela-tively warm and windless environment.

Tracks on the snow may indicate they have gone in search of food. As snow melts, you might find their grass nests. Beaver Watch for freshly cut trees, wood chips on. Nine papers from a July conference in Sydney, Australia, explore recent ideas about landscapes and how they can by applied to the study and conservation of mammals in experimental model systems.

They discuss the extinction and survival of rainforest mammals, movement in spatially divided popula. The same holds true for so many branches of animal ecology that it seems to be the complexity of the concepts that frustrates efforts rather than the subject species. Like all branches of science, small mammal ecology has been subject to a series of fashionable approaches, one following another as tech­ nology penetrates previously impregnable.

Small mammals and bats are integral components of food webs. They are a primary food source for many predators and serve ecological functions such as seed dispersal and nutrient cycling.

However, they receive less attention than game species and other managed species, leading to a lack of comprehensive information on their ecology and. landscape ecology of small mammals - buy landscape ecology of small mammals book 1st edition, isbnauthor barrett,peles, book, book published by springer.

View Cart. 0 Items. Checkout. TOLL FREE NUMBER: (INDIA) Home: About Us. Species richness and total number of individuals of small mammal species were greater in riparian areas than in upland areas (Doyle ), including species such as shrews, mice, voles, and stoats.

Small mammals may be drawn to riparian zones for water and vegetation. Larger mammals may be drawn to riparian zones for the same reason.

Small Mammals Several studies looking at small mammals have been conducted through the National Environmental Research Park program since the early s. Generalists such as the meadow vole, white-footed mouse, and short-tailed shrew, thrive, but further monitoring and surveys are needed to assess abundance and distribution of conservative.

Choice Utilizing fossil records and extant small mammals, the author provides an interesting look into their physical make up and way of life. Wildlife Activist Where Dr. Merritt's book shines and separates itself from other mammalogy books is when he adds the details, examples, and colorful commentary allowing readers to share his.

Formozov, A.N., in Materialy k poznaniyu fauny i flory SSSR, izdavaemye Moskovskim obshchestvom ispytatelei prirody, no. 5 (20) of Novaya seriya, Otdel zoologii (Data on the Fauna and Flora of the Soviet Union Published by the Moscow Society of Naturalists, no.

Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals th Edition by Gary W. Barrett (Editor), John D. Peles (Editor), I. Hanski (Foreword) & 0 more ISBN We hope this data will help us to better understand the winter ecology of small mammal populations. For example, to date we have very little firsthand information on the winter crashes of small rodent populations: both predators and poor snow conditions can in principle cause rodent population crashes – but what their respective roles are in.

Book Review: The Biology of Small Mammals Article (PDF Available) in The American Midland Naturalist (1) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Small mammals find insulation, protection from predators, and easier travel by living beneath the snow.

Grouse roost overnight by burrowing into snow for insulation. Bison, elk, geese, and other animals find food and warmth in hydrothermal areas. Morphological and Physical.

Mammals molt their fur in late spring to early summer. Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine The Biology of Small Mammals is the first exploration of the lives of small mammals undertaken in decades.

Mammalogist Joseph F. Merritt offers an engaging, in-depth discussion about a diverse array of small mammals, from the rare Kitti’s hog-nosed bat of Southeast Asia to the bizarre aye-aye of Madagascar to the familiar woodchuck of North.Results provide winter growth rates (December–June), summer growth rates (June–December), and reproductive rates in June for the control and experimental grids.

3 Results Environmental variables. Winter temperature fluctuated greatly, but most winters were mild (range: − to °C, Figure 1). From towinter temperature. Colorado has an amazing array of wildlife – birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians, and mammals large and small. If you live in urban areas, small mammals are some of the most common wildlife you will encounter.

Even more species of small mammals can be found in mountainous areas, on the grasslands, or near rivers and streams.