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Extreme measures : the ecological energetics of birds and mammals, Brian K. McNab

Label
Extreme measures : the ecological energetics of birds and mammals
Title
Extreme measures
Title remainder
the ecological energetics of birds and mammals
Statement of responsibility
Brian K. McNab
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNab, Brian Keith
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Warm-blooded animals
  • Warm-blooded animals
  • Bioenergetics
  • Body temperature
  • Basal metabolism
Label
Extreme measures : the ecological energetics of birds and mammals, Brian K. McNab
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fundamentals -- Basic energetics -- Controversies in the analysis of quantitative data -- Ecological consequences -- A general analysis of BMR -- Small and large -- A diversity of food habits -- Life in the cold -- Life in hot dry and warm moist environments -- Evasions -- Field existences -- Island life -- An active life -- Life in the field -- The limits to geographic distribution -- Population consequences -- A pouched (and egg-laying) life -- Energetics and the population biology of endotherms -- Evolutionary consequences -- The evolution of endothermy -- The restrictions and liberations of history -- The future -- Global issues: the limitation to a long-term future
Control code
ocn754105700
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 312 pages
Isbn
9780226561226
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2011038631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)754105700
Label
Extreme measures : the ecological energetics of birds and mammals, Brian K. McNab
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fundamentals -- Basic energetics -- Controversies in the analysis of quantitative data -- Ecological consequences -- A general analysis of BMR -- Small and large -- A diversity of food habits -- Life in the cold -- Life in hot dry and warm moist environments -- Evasions -- Field existences -- Island life -- An active life -- Life in the field -- The limits to geographic distribution -- Population consequences -- A pouched (and egg-laying) life -- Energetics and the population biology of endotherms -- Evolutionary consequences -- The evolution of endothermy -- The restrictions and liberations of history -- The future -- Global issues: the limitation to a long-term future
Control code
ocn754105700
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 312 pages
Isbn
9780226561226
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2011038631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)754105700

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