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Sociobiology


Sociobiology is a synthesis of scientific disciplines which attempts to explain social behavior in animal species by considering the Darwinian advantages specific behaviors may have. It is often considered a branch of biology and sociology, but also draws from ethology, anthropology, evolution, zoology, archaeology, population genetics and other disciplines. Within the study of human societies, sociobiology is closely related to the fields of human behavioral ecology and evolutionary psychology.

 
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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practic...

By: United States. War Dept; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection; Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI); Medical Library Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]; Supplement to vol. ...

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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practic...

By: United States. War Dept; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection; Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI); Medical Library Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]; Supplement to vol. ...

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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practic...

By: United States. War Dept; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection; Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI); Medical Library Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]; Supplement to vol. ...

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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practic...

By: United States. War Dept; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection; Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI); Medical Library Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]; Supplement to vol. ...

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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practic...

By: United States. War Dept; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection; Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI); Medical Library Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]; Supplement to vol. ...

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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practic...

By: United States. War Dept; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection; Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI); Medical Library Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]; Supplement to vol. ...

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Seasonal and Interannual Variations of Gravity Wave Activity in th...

By: S. Sathishkumar; S. Sridharan

Description: National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Gadanki-517 112, Pakala Mandal, Chitoor District, India. The Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) winds acquired by medium frequency (MF) radar at Tirunelveli (8.7° N, 77.8° E) for the years 1993–2007 are used to study seasonal and interannual variabilities of gravity wave (GW) variances in the altitude region 84–94 km. The GW variances in zonal and meridional winds show semiannual oscillation with maximum va...

Buhler, O.: equatorward propagation of inertia-gravity waves due to steady and intermittent wave sources, J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 1410–1419, 2003.; Delisi, D. P. and Dunkerton, T. J.: Seasonal variation of semiannual oscillation, J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 2772–2787, 1988.; Dunkerton, T. J.: Theory of the mesopause semiannual oscillation, J. Atmos. Sci., 39, 2681–2690, 1982.; Fritz, S. and Soules, S. D.: Large-scale temperature changes in the stratosphere observed from Nimbus III, ...

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The Exchange Across the Tropical Tropopause in Overshooting Convec...

By: T. Mohan Satyanarayana; S. Satheesh Kumar; B. Radhakrishna; T. N. Rao

Description: National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Gadanki – 517 112, India. Coordinated measurements of Indian MST radar and radiosonde during the passage of overshooting convective cores in SAFAR pilot campaign (May–November 2008) are utilized to quantify the mass flux across the tropopause and strength of the turbulence in up- and down-draft cores. The distribution of retrieved mass flux is found to be wide, ranging from −0.6 (downward flux) to 0.8 kg m−...

Alexander, S. P. and Tsuda, T.: Measurements of vertical eddy diffusivity across the tropopause using radio acoustic sounding system (RASS), Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L06803, doi:10.1029/2006GL028753, 2007.; Alexander, M. J., Holton, J. R., and Durran, D. R.: The gravity wave response above deep convection in a squall line simulation, J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 2212–2232, 1995.; Cifelli, R., Peterson, W. A., Carry, L. D., and Rutledge, S. A.: Radar observations of the kinematic,...

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Edwin James' and John Hinton's Revisions of MacLure's Geologic Map...

By: K. R. Aalto

Description: Department of Geology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California 95521, USA. William Maclure's pioneering geologic map of the eastern United States, published first in 1809 with Observations on the Geology of the United States, provided a foundation for many later maps – a template from which geologists could extend their mapping westward from the Appalachians. Edwin James, botanist, geologist and surgeon for the 1819/1820 United States Army w...

Aldrich, M. L. and Leviton, A. E.: William Barton Rogers and the Virginia Geological Survey, 1835–1842, in: The Geological Sciences in the Antebellum South, edited by: Crogan, J. X., The Univ. Alabama Press, University (Alabama), 83–104, 1982.; Berry, W. B. N.: Growth of a Prehistoric Time Scale Based on Organic Evolution, W. H Freeman and Co., San Francisco, 158 pp., 1968.; Davies, G. L.: The Earth in Decay, MacDonald & Company, London, 390 pp., 1968.; Carpenter, C. C.:...

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Statistical Eruption Forecast for the Chilean Southern Volcanic Zo...

By: H. Wehrmann; Y. Dzierma

Description: SFB 574 and Institute for Geosciences, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany. A probabilistic eruption forecast is provided for ten volcanoes of the Chilean Southern Volcanic Zone (SVZ). Since 70% of the Chilean population lives in this area, the estimation of future eruption likelihood is an important part of hazard assessment. After investigating the completeness and stationarity of the historical eruption time series, the exponential, Weibul...

Bebbington, M. S. and Lai, C. D.: On nonhomogenous models for volcanic eruptions, Math. Geol. 28/5, 585–600, 1996b.; Bebbington, M. S.: Identifying volcanic regimes using Hidden Markov Models. Geophys. J. Int., 171, 921–942, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03559.x, 2007.; Bebbington, M. S. and Lai, C. D.: Statistical analysis of New Zealand volcanic occurrence data, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 74, 101–110, 1996a.; Akaike, H.: Information Theory and an Extension of the Maximum...

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Spatio-temporal Filling of Missing Points in Geophysical Data Sets...

By: M. Ghil; D. Kondrashov

Description: Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. The majority of data sets in the geosciences are obtained from observations and measurements of natural systems, rather than in the laboratory. These data sets are often full of gaps, due to to the conditions under which the measurements are made. Missing data give rise to various problems, for example in spectral ...

Alvera-Azcárate, A., Barth, A., Rixen, M., and Beckers, J M.: Reconstruction of incomplete oceanographic data sets using empirical orthogonal functions: applications to the Adriatic Sea surface temperature, Ocean Modelling, 9, 325-346, 2005. %\bibitem[] Allen, M. R., and L. A. Smith (1996), Monte Carlo SSA: Detecting irregular oscillations in the presence of coloured noise. \textitJ. Clim., \textit9, 3373-3404.; Beckers, J. and Rixen, M.: EOF calculations and data fillin...

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Causes of Earthquakes and Lithospheric Plates Movement : Volume 4,...

By: L. Ostřihanský

Description: Nad Palatou 7, 150 00 Prague 5 – Smíchov, Czech Republic. The goal of the paper was to verify triggering of earthquakes by the length of day variations, i.e. the sidereal 13.66 days Earth's rotation variations, in contrast with tidal biweekly 14.76 days variations (full and new Moon), which for hundred years of investigation give negative results. Earthquake triggering governed by sidereal variations caused by variable Moon's declination accelerates and...

Cathles, L. M.: The viscosity of the Earth's mantle, Princeton Press, Princeton, NJ, 1975.; Aoki, S., Guinot, B., Kaplan, G. H., Kinoshita, H., McCarthy, D. D., and Siedelmann, P. K.: The New definition of Universl Time, Astron. Astrophys., 105, 359–361, 1982.; Böhm von Böhmersheim, A.: Abplattung und Gebirgsbildung, Franz Deuticke, Leipzig und Wien, 1910.; Bostrom, R. C.: Westward displacement of the lithosphere, Nature, 234, 536–538, 1971.; Burša, M.: Secular tidal and...

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Just Passing Through: the Risky Mobilities of Hazardous Materials ...

By: J. Cidell

Description: Department of Geography, University of Illinois, 220 Davenport Hall, 607 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, USA. The scientific construction of risk is usually based on the probability of an event occurring in a specific location from a specific hazard. Hazardous waste transport is an example of a risk source that is fixed in neither time nor space, with materials traveling through the landscape. Residents living along fixed transportation routes likely ...

Adey, P., Budd, L., and Hubbard, P.: Flying lessons: exploring the social and cultural geographies of global air travel, Prog. Hum. Geog., 31, 773–791, 2007.; Ali, S. and Keil, R.: Global cities and the spread of infections disease: The case of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Toronto, Canada, Urban Stud., 43, 491–509, 2006.; Bear, C. and Eden, S.: Making space for fish: the regional, network and fluid spaces of fisheries certification, Soc. Cult. Geogr., 9, 4...

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Just Passing Through: the Risky Mobilities of Hazardous Materials ...

By: J. Cidell

Description: Department of Geography, University of Illinois, 220 Davenport Hall, 607 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, USA. The scientific construction of risk is usually based on the probability of an event occurring in a specific location from a specific hazard. Hazardous waste transport is an example of a risk source that is fixed in neither time nor space, with materials traveling through the landscape. Residents living along fixed transportation routes likely ...

Hetherington, K.: Secondhandedness: consumption, disposal, and absent presence, Environ. Plann. D, 22, 157–173, 2004.; Adey, P., Budd, L., and Hubbard, P.: Flying lessons: exploring the social and cultural geographies of global air travel, Prog. Hum. Geog., 31, 773–791, 2007.; Ali, S. and Keil, R.: Global cities and the spread of infections disease: The case of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Toronto, Canada, Urban Stud., 43, 491–509, 2006.; Bear, C. and Eden...

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The Century : a Popular Quarterly : Volume 0025, Issue 3 Jan 1883:...

By: The Century Company

Description: The Century Magazine was first published in the United States in 1881 by The Century Company of New York City as a successor to Scribner's Monthly Magazine.

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0014, Issue 6 June 1882: The...

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0005, Issue 12 December 1873...

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0007, Issue 2 February 1875:...

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0007, Issue 3 March 1875: Th...

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

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The North American Review : Volume 0146, Issue 374 January 1888: N...

By: University of Northern Iowa

Description:The North American Review is a is a journal of literature and culture, published starting in the 19th century.

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