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              Books by Gordon H. Orians

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              Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare: How Evolution Shapes Our Loves and Fears
               

              Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare: How Evolution Shapes Our Loves and Fears (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Orians, Gordon H.

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              Explores the role of evolution in human responses to the environment, beginning with why we have emotions and ending with evolutionary approaches to aesthetics. The author reveals how our emotional lives today are shaped by decisions our ancestors made centuries ago on African sa...vannas as they selected places to live.
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              ISBN 9780226271828
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2015
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Red-winged Blackbirds: Decision-making and Reproductive Success

              Red-winged Blackbirds: Decision-making and Reproductive Success (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Beletsky, Les D.; Orians, Gordon H.

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              Drawing on data from their 16-year study of red-winged blackbirds in the marshes of Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, the authors of this text analyze the information redwings use to make breeding-season decisions and the consequences these decisions have for lifetime reproducti...ve success.
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              ISBN 9780226041872
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1997
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare: How Evolution Shapes Our Loves and Fears
               

              Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare: How Evolution Shapes Our Loves and Fears (Hardback)

              By Orians, Gordon H.

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              Our breath catches and we jump in fear at the sight of a snake. We pause and marvel at the sublime beauty of a sunrise. These reactions are no accident; in fact, many of our human responses to nature are steeped in our deep evolutionary past. The author explores the role of evolu...tion in human responses to the environment.
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              ISBN 9780226003238
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2014
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Red-winged Blackbirds: Decision-making and Reproductive Success

              Red-winged Blackbirds: Decision-making and Reproductive Success (Hardback)

              By Beletsky, Les D.; Orians, Gordon H.

              • RRP: $247.99
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              Drawing on data from their 16-year study of red-winged blackbirds in the marshes of Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, the authors of this text analyze the information redwings use to make breeding-season decisions and the consequences these decisions have for lifetime reproducti...ve success.
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              ISBN 9780226041865
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1997
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Earth System Science: From Biogeochemical Cycles to Global Changes: Volume 72
                

              Earth System Science: From Biogeochemical Cycles to Global Changes: Volume 72 (Paperback)

              By Jacobson, Michael; Charlson, Robert J.; Rodhe, Henning; Orians, Gordon H.

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              Over the decades, the study of cycles as a model for the earth's changing climate has become a new science. This work is aimed at those students interested in the emerging scientific discipline. It contains five additional chapters, but of special importance is the inclusion of a...n expanded set of student exercises.
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              ISBN 9780123793706
              Publisher Elsevier Science Publishing Co
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series International Geophysics
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              Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in Tropical Forests
                

              Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in Tropical Forests (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996)

              Edited by Orians, Gordon H.; Dirzo, Rodolfo; Cushman, J. Hall

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              Although biologists have directed much attention to estimating the extent and causes of species losses, the consequences for ecosystem functioning have been little studied.

              ISBN 9783642797576
              Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin and Hei
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Ecological Studies
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              Some Adaptations of Marsh-Nesting Blackbirds. (MPB-14), Volume 14
               

              Some Adaptations of Marsh-Nesting Blackbirds. (MPB-14), Volume 14 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Orians, Gordon H.

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              Explores how blackbirds utilize their marsh environments during the breeding season. This work uses models derived from Darwin's theory of natural selection to predict the behavior and morphology of individuals as well as the statistical properties of their populations. It also p...rovides an overview of the structure of bird communities in marshes.
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              ISBN 9780691082370
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Monographs in Population Biology
              Language (English)
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