Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A Critical Appraisal of by Daniel Pauly,Dirk Zeller

By Daniel Pauly,Dirk Zeller

Until now, there was just one resource of knowledge on worldwide fishery catches: details pronounced to the nutrients and Agriculture association of the United countries by means of member nations. an intensive, ten-year examine carried out via the ocean round Us venture of the college of British Columbia exhibits that this seize info is essentially deceptive. many nations underreport the quantity of fish stuck (some via up to 500%), whereas others resembling China considerably overreport their catches.

The Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries is the 1st and purely booklet to supply exact, country-by-country fishery facts. This groundbreaking details has been amassed from self sufficient resources through the world’s greatest fisheries specialists, and edited by way of Daniel Pauly and Dirk Zeller of the ocean round Us Project. The Atlas comprises one-page experiences on 273 nations and their territories, plus fourteen topical international chapters. nationwide reviews describe the country of the country's fishery, by way of region; the rules, politics, and social elements affecting it; and power suggestions. the worldwide chapters tackle cross-cutting concerns, from the economics of fisheries to the affects of mariculture. vast maps and pictures supply appealing and obtainable visible representations.

While it has lengthy been transparent that the world’s oceans are in hassle, the shortcoming of trustworthy facts on fishery catches has obscured the size, and nuances, of the main issue. The atlas exhibits that, globally, catches have declined swiftly because the Nineteen Eighties, signaling a good extra severe scenario than formerly understood. The Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries presents a accomplished photograph of our present drawback and steps that may be taken to ease it. For researchers, scholars, fishery managers, execs within the fishing undefined, and all others excited by the prestige of the world’s fisheries, the Atlas should be an fundamental source.  

Show description

Continue reading

Pesquisa Qualitativa: Estudando como as Coisas Funcionam by Robert E. Stake

By Robert E. Stake

O livro fornece um guia para refletir sobre e planejar um estudo qualitativo. Sem apresentar receitas de técnicas específicas, a obra tem o objetivo de instigar o pesquisador a pensar em formas de aprimorar as várias etapas da sua pesquisa. Os assuntos variam desde o estabelecimento de uma questão de pesquisa à seleção de métodos, coleta de dados, interpretação e análise dos resultados e produção de um relatório escrito. São apresentados exemplos detalhados de estudos reais que ressaltam o papel do pesquisador como instrumento e intérprete. O autor é da área da Educação, então a maioria dos estudos e exemplos utilizados no livro também é dessa área.

Show description

Continue reading

Girls and Women in STEM (Research on Women and Education) by Information Age Publishing,Janice Koch,Beverly Irby,Barbara

By Information Age Publishing,Janice Koch,Beverly Irby,Barbara Polnick

Encouraging the participation of ladies and girls in technological know-how, expertise, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) is still as important this day because it used to be within the Nineteen Seventies. ... consequently, the sub-title: “A by no means finishing Story.” This quantity is ready ongoing advocacy on behalf of the long run team in fields that lie at the innovative of society’s destiny. Acknowledging that deeply embedded ideals approximately social and educational entitlement take generations to beat, the editors of this quantity forge ahead within the wisdom that those chapters will resonate with readers and that these in positions of entry will study extra approximately find out how to supply possibilities for women and ladies that propel them into STEM fields. This quantity will supply the reader perception into what works and what doesn't paintings for offering the message to ladies and girls that certainly STEM fields are for them during this moment decade of the twenty first century. Contributions to this quantity will connect with readers in any respect degrees of STEM schooling and group participation. classes that tackle instructing and studying in STEM fields in addition to classes in women’s reports and the sociology of schooling might be greater by means of having access to this quantity. additional, scholars and students in STEM fields will establish with the good fortune tales comparable in a few of these chapters and locate idea within the methods their very own trips are mirrored by means of this volume.

Show description

Continue reading

Netnography: Redefined by Robert Kozinets

By Robert Kozinets

Social media and web info supply wealthy possibilities and vexing demanding situations for sociocultural examine. Explaining and lengthening previous approaches, Netnography: Redefined is an integral advisor to the knowledge and behavior of web ethnography.

With this quantity, netnography is upgraded, up-to-date and renewed with the newest netnographic study from media anthropology, geography, schooling, library sciences, commute and tourism, linguistics, media and cultural reports, sociology, sexuality, habit learn, gaming reviews, and nursing, and a number of examples from the worlds of fb, Twitter, LinkedIn, and different social media websites.

Like its predecessor, Netnography: Redefined includes complete, step by step procedural directions for the exact and moral behavior of netnography. but this version adapts netnography to incorporate gigantic facts and social media analytics, in addition to additional incorporating notions of community research. It deepens the perform of netnography via participative engagement, introspection, replacement illustration, and a brand new humanist focus. 

Netnography: Redefined presents readers with up to date directions for the main absolutely learned and targeted kind of on-line ethnographic learn but developed. 

Show description

Continue reading

Progress in Nucleic Acid Research and Molecular Biology: 72 by Kivie Moldave

By Kivie Moldave

Progress in Nucleic Acid study and Molecular Biology presents a discussion board for dialogue of recent discoveries, methods, and ideas in molecular biology. It comprises contributions from leaders of their fields and plentiful references.

Progress in Nucleic Acid examine and Molecular Biology offers a discussion board for dialogue of recent discoveries, techniques, and ideas in molecular biology. It includes contributions from leaders of their fields and plentiful references.

Show description

Continue reading

The Reviewer’s Guide to Quantitative Methods in the Social by Gregory R. Hancock,Ralph O. Mueller,Laura M. Stapleton

By Gregory R. Hancock,Ralph O. Mueller,Laura M. Stapleton

The Reviewer’s advisor to Quantitative tools within the Social Sciences is designed for evaluators of study manuscripts and suggestions within the social and behavioral sciences, and past. Its thirty-one uniquely established chapters conceal either conventional and rising tools of quantitative facts research, which neither junior nor veteran reviewers will be anticipated to grasp intimately. The booklet updates readers on every one technique’s key ideas, acceptable utilization, underlying assumptions, and barriers. It thereby assists reviewers to supply positive observation on works they assessment, and in addition serves as an essential author’s reference for getting ready sound learn manuscripts and suggestions.

Key positive factors include:

The chapters conceal nearly the entire well known vintage and rising quantitative innovations, hence assisting reviewers to guage a manuscript’s methodological method and its info research. additionally, the amount serves as an necessary reference software for these designing their very own research.

For ease of use, all chapters stick to an analogous structure:

  • the establishing web page of every bankruptcy defines and explains the aim of that statistical method

  • the subsequent one or pages supply a desk directory a variety of standards that are supposed to be thought of whilst comparing and making use of that methodological method of info analysis

  • the rest of every one bankruptcy includes numbered sections similar to the numbered standards indexed within the commencing desk. each one part explains the position and significance of that individual criterion.

Chapters are written via methodological and utilized students who're specialist within the specific quantitative technique being reviewed.

Show description

Continue reading

Engineering and Technology Talent for Innovation and by Mahmoud Abdulwahed,Mazen O. Hasna

By Mahmoud Abdulwahed,Mazen O. Hasna

This e-book introduces and analyzes the versions for engineering management and competency abilities, in addition to frameworks for industry-academia collaboration and is acceptable for college students, researchers, and pros attracted to non-stop expert improvement. The authors examine the organizational buildings of engineering schooling in knowledge-based economies and look at the function of innovation and the way it's inspired in faculties. It additionally presents a methodological framework and toolkit for investigating the wishes of engineering and expertise abilities in nationwide contexts. a close empirical case examine is incorporated that examines the management knowledge which are wanted in knowledge-based economies and the way one collage encourages those of their software. The publication concludes with conceptual modeling and suggestions of particular organizational buildings for implementation in engineering colleges, with a view to let the advance of precious abilities for destiny engineering graduates.

Show description

Continue reading

Handbook of Molecular and Cellular Methods in Biology and by Leland J. Cseke,Peter B. Kaufman,Gopi K. Podila,Chung-Jui

By Leland J. Cseke,Peter B. Kaufman,Gopi K. Podila,Chung-Jui Tsai

because the book of the best-selling guide of Molecular and mobile tools in Biology and medication, the sphere of biology has skilled a number of milestones. Genome sequencing of upper eukaryotes has improved at an unparalleled velocity. beginning with baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), organisms sequenced now comprise human (Homo sapiens), version crucifer (Arabidopsis thaliana), and rice (Oryza sativa). the discovery of DNA microarray know-how and advances in bioinformatics have generated mammoth quantities of genomic information. Reflecting those innovative advances instruction manual of Molecular and mobile tools in Biology and drugs, moment version records traditional and sleek methods to take on clinical examine within the post-genomics era.

Maintaining the step by step structure that popularized the 1st variation, each one bankruptcy offers the foundations in the back of the featured approach, a close description of every protocol, functions of the protocol to varied platforms, and references for additional study.

Handbook of Molecular and mobile tools in Biology and medication, moment variation now includes:

  • New protocols in all chapters, together with substitute protocols
  • In vitro transcription methods
  • Analysis of DNA sequences
  • New bioseparation techniques

    New chapters covering:
  • mRNA differential display
  • Inhibition of gene expression
  • In situ hybridization (Localization of gene expression)
  • Combinatorial techniques
  • Computational facts mining equipment utilized to combinatorial chemistry libraries

    With this e-book handy, researchers, academics, and scholars can comprehend and make the most of the most important recommendations and strategies at present hired in mobile and molecular biology.
  • Show description

    Continue reading

    Le Jeu du hasard et de la complexité: La nouvelle science de by Philippe Kourilsky

    By Philippe Kourilsky

    « Ce livre, je le porte vraiment depuis longtemps. L’immunologie émerge enfin en pleine lumière comme une self-discipline fondamentale. Elle a été l’une des premières sciences du vivant à se confronter à sa complexité essentielle, à s’acharner à l. a. pénétrer, et à réussir une percée majeure. Ce qui m’émerveille le plus dans le développement de los angeles technology, c’est l. a. manière souvent inattendue dont de nouvelles views s’ouvrent, et modifient les chemins de l. a. connaissance. Sous cet attitude, l’immunologie, élargie à l. a. technological know-how des défenses naturelles, offre nombre de rebondissements remarquables. Son cheminement magnifique m’apparaît exemplaire de ce que los angeles recherche los angeles plus fondamentale peut produire et des functions, en l’espèce médicales, qui peuvent en être tirées. »P. ok. remark résistons-nous à l. a. plupart des brokers infectieux ? remark renforcer notre système immunitaire pour faire face aux cancers qui peuvent nous atteindre ? Philippe Kourilsky nous conduit ici dans un périple passionnant qui, grâce à l. a. nouvelle technology de l’immunologie, nous suggest d’atteindre des continents biologiques insoupçonnés, que seules de nouvelles logiques du vivant nous permettent de comprendre. Le grand livre de l’immunologie par l’un des plus grands scientifiques français. Chercheur au CNRS, ancien directeur de l’Institut Pasteur, Philippe Kourilsky est professeur émérite au Collège de France et membre de l’Académie des sciences. Il a notamment publié Les Artisans de l’hérédité et l. a. technological know-how en partage, deux ouvrages scientifiques majeurs qui ont été de grands succès.

    Show description

    Continue reading

    Hierarchical Modeling and Inference in Ecology: The Analysis by J. Andrew Royle,Robert M. Dorazio

    By J. Andrew Royle,Robert M. Dorazio

    A consultant to facts assortment, modeling and inference ideas for organic survey info utilizing Bayesian and classical statistical methods.

    This ebook describes a normal and versatile framework for modeling and inference in ecological structures according to hierarchical types, with a strict specialize in using chance versions and parametric inference. Hierarchical types signify a paradigm shift within the software of records to ecological inference difficulties simply because they mix specific versions of ecological approach constitution or dynamics with types of the way ecological platforms are saw. the rules of hierarchical modeling are built and utilized to difficulties in inhabitants, metapopulation, neighborhood, and metacommunity platforms.

    The ebook offers the 1st man made therapy of many fresh methodological advances in ecological modeling and unifies disparate tools and procedures.
    The authors observe ideas of hierarchical modeling to ecological difficulties, together with

    * prevalence or occupancy types for estimating species distribution
    * abundance types in response to many sampling protocols, together with distance sampling
    * capture-recapture types with person effects
    * spatial capture-recapture types in keeping with digicam trapping and comparable methods
    * inhabitants and metapopulation dynamic models
    * versions of biodiversity, neighborhood constitution and dynamics

    * big choice of examples concerning many taxa (birds, amphibians, mammals, bugs, plants)

    * improvement of classical, likelihood-based systems for inference, besides as
    Bayesian tools of analysis

    * targeted factors describing the implementation of hierarchical types utilizing freely on hand software program similar to R and WinBUGS

    * Computing help in technical appendices in a web better half net site

    Show description

    Continue reading