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Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move / Edition 2

Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move / Edition 2

by Hugh Dingle


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199640393
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/10/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Hugh Dingle, Professor Emeritus of Entomology, UC Davis College of Biological Sciences

Hugh Dingle is Professor Emeritus of Entomology and the Center for Population Biology at the University of California, Davis where he was a Director of the Animal Behavior Graduate Group. He is Past President and a Fellow of the Animal Behaviour Society and has a B.A. from Cornell and a PhD in Zoology from the University of Michigan. After postdoctoral work at the University of Cambridge (UK) and Michigan, Dingle went to the University of Iowa in 1964 moving to Davis in 1982. After retirement from UC Davis, he was an Honorary Research Consultant at the University of Queensland (Australia) from 2003-2010. He has conducted multi-taxon research on migration in North and South America, Africa, Australia, and Southeast Asia.

Table of Contents

Part One: Migration and Methods for Its Study
1. Taxonomy of Movement
2. Migration: Definition and Scope
3. Patterns in Migratory Journeys
4. Methods for Studying Migration
Part Two: Proximate Factors in Migration
5. Migration, Winds, and Currents
6. Physiology of Migration
7. Biomechanical and Bioenergetic Constraints on Migration
8. Orientation and Navigation
Part Three: Migratory Life Histories and Their Evolution
9. Seasonal Migration Patterns
10. Migration to Special Habitats
11. Migration under Ephemeral Conditions
12. Behavioral and Life-History Variability in Migration
13. Polymorphisms and Polyphenisms
14. Evolutionary Genetics of Migration
Part Four: Migration and Human Biology
15. Human Interactions with Migration
16. Summing Up and Future Directions

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