Field Notes on Science & Nature

Field Notes on Science & Nature

by Michael R. Canfield
     
 

If there is a heaven, and I am allowed entrance, I will ask for no more than an endless living world to walk through and explore. I will carry with me an inexhaustible supply of notebooks, from which I can send reports back to the more sedentary spirits (mostly molecular and cell biologists). Along the way I would expect to meet kindred spirits, among whom would be

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If there is a heaven, and I am allowed entrance, I will ask for no more than an endless living world to walk through and explore. I will carry with me an inexhaustible supply of notebooks, from which I can send reports back to the more sedentary spirits (mostly molecular and cell biologists). Along the way I would expect to meet kindred spirits, among whom would be the authors of the essays in this book. —E. O. Wilson, from the Foreword

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674057579
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
05/15/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
283,608
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword Edward O. Wilson Introduction Michael R. Canfield
1. The Pleasure of Observing George B. Schaller
2. Untangling the Bank Bernd Heinrich
3. One and a Half Cheers for Listmaking Kenn Kaufman
4. A Reflection of the Truth Roger Kitching
5. Linking Researchers across Generations Anna K. Behrensmeyer
6. The Spoken and the Unspoken Karen L. Kramer
7. In the Eye of the Beholder Jonathan Kingdon
8. Why Sketch?
Jenny Keller
9. The Evolution and Fate of Botanical Field Books James L. Reveal
10. Note-Taking for Pencilophobes Piotr Naskrecki
11. Letters to the Future John D. Perrine and James L. Patton
12. Why Keep a Field Notebook?
Erick Greene

Notes Contributors Index

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