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ADAM health illustrated encyclopedia [Encyclopedia]
Greene, A. \ 2003
medicine - encyclopedias

The adam Health Illustrated Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations

Anatomy atlases : a digital library of anatomy information [Website]
Bergman, R.A. \ D'Alessandro, M.P. \ 1995-2007
anatomy - animal anatomy - morphology - man

The Anatomy Atlases website provides access to a fulltext digital library of human anatomy information.

Biographical dictionary [Database]
[ca. 2002]

This searchable dictionary contains biographical information on over 19.000 people from ancient times to the present day.

help [Database]

A searchable database with 15.000 entries from The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.

CRC desk reference for nutrition [Monograph] - 2nd ed
Berdanier, C.D. \ 2006
nutrition - diets - foods - nutrients - dictionaries - encyclopedias

The CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition concisely defines hundreds of terms used in nutrition science, providing quick answers to questions encountered by physicians, nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, pharmacists, and students in their day-to-day work and research. Reflecting the hybrid nature of nutrition science, the book collects terms from biochemistry, molecular biology, and other related disciplines in one convenient volume.

EcoCyc : encyclopedia of E. coli genes and metabolism [Database]
Karp, P.D. \ [ca. 2002]
escherichia coli - molecular biology - molecular genetics - metabolism

EcoCyc is a bioinformatics database that describes the genome and the biochemical machinery of E. coli. The long-term goal of the project is to describe the molecular catalog of the E. coli cell, as well as the functions of each of its molecular parts, to facilitate a system-level understanding of E. coli.

Encyclopaedia of the Orient : the only encyclopaedia for North Africa and the Middle East [Encyclopedia]
Kjeilen, T. \ Abubakr, S. \ Negahban, D.J. \ [ca. 2001]
arab countries - middle east - north africa - encyclopedias

By CiAS (Centre d'information Arabe Scandinave). Countries covered: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lybia, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Encyclopedia of agricultural, food, and biological engineering [Encyclopedia]
Heldman, D.R. \ 2003
food engineering - agricultural engineering - bioreactors - food processing - processing - agricultural products

Examining the role of engineering in delivery of quality consumer products, this expansive source covers the development and design of procedures, equipment, and systems utilized in the production and conversion of raw materials into food and nonfood consumer goods-emphasizing and illustrating the various engineering processes associated with the production of materials with agricultural origin.

Encyclopedia of biodiversity [Encyclopedia]
Levin, S.A. \ Colwell, R. \ 2007
biodiversity - ecosystems - extinction - genetic diversity - biosystematics - nature conservation - encyclopedias - Biodiversity
Encyclopedia of fish physiology : from genome to environment [Encyclopedia]
Farrell, A.P. \ cop. 2011
fishes - animal physiology - physiological functions - phylogenetics - genomics - encyclopedias

Fish form an extremely diverse group of vertebrates. At a conservative estimate at least 40% of the world's vertebrates are fish. On the one hand they are united by their adaptations to an aquatic environment and on the other they show a variety of adaptations to differing environmental conditions - often to extremes of temperature, salinity, oxygen level and water chemistry. They exhibit an array of behavioural and reproductive systems. Interesting in their own right, this suite of adaptive physiologies provides many model systems for both comparative vertebrate and human physiologists. This four volume encyclopedia covers the diversity of fish physiology in over 300 articles and provides entry level information for students and summary overviews for researchers alike. Broadly organised into four themes, articles cover Functional, Thematic, and Phylogenetic Physiology, and Fish Genomics. Functional articles address the traditional aspects of fish physiology that are common to all areas of vertebrate physiology including: Reproduction, Respiration, Neural (Sensory, Central, Effector), Endocrinology, Renal, Cardiovascular, Acid-base Balance, Osmoregulation, Ionoregulation, Digestion, Metabolism, Locomotion, and so on. Thematic Physiology articles are carefully selected and fewer in number. They provide a level of integration that goes beyond the coverage in the Functional Physiology topics and include discussions of Toxicology, Air-breathing, Migrations, Temperature, Endothermy, etc. Phylogenetic Physiology articles bring together information that bridges the physiology of certain groupings of fishes where the knowledge base has a sufficient depth and breadth and include articles on Ancient Fishes, Tunas, Sharks, etc. Genomics articles describe the underlying genetic component of fish physiology and high light their suitability and use as model organisms for the study of disease, stress and physiological adaptations and reactions to external conditions.

Encyclopedia of forest sciences [Encyclopedia]
Burley, J. \ Evans, J. \ Youngquist, J. \ 2004
Encyclopedia of geographic information science [Encyclopedia]
Kemp, K.K. \ cop. 2008
geographical information systems - information systems - geography - information science - science - encyclopedias - Geographic information systems

Provides a condensed but rich resource about themes broadly across the field. It also provides details about the key foundations of GIS, no matter what their disciplinary origins, and is, therefore, an important resource for both academic and corporate libraries. Key Themes: - Conceptual Foundations - Cartography and visualisation - Design aspects - Data modeling - Data manipulation - Geocomputation - Geospatial data - Societorial Issues - Spatial analysis - Organizational and institutional aspects

Encyclopedia of global change [Encyclopedia]
Goudie, A.S. \ 2001-
global warming - climatic change - environmental protection - ecology - environment
Encyclopedia of global warming and climate change [Encyclopedia]
Philander, S.G. \ cop. 2008
global warming - climatic change - greenhouse effect - encyclopedias - Global warming - Climatic changes - Global warming

The Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change helps readers learn about the astonishingly intricate processes that make ours the only planet known to be habitable. These three volumes include more than 750 articles that explore major topics related to global warming and climate change—ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Key Features * Contains a 4-color, 16-page insert that is a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of global warming * Includes coverage of the science and history of climate change, the polarizing controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change * Emphasizes the importance of the effects, responsibilities, and ethics of climate change * Presents contributions from leading scholars and institutional experts in the geosciences * Serves as a general resource for geography, oceanography, biology, climatology, history, and many other subjects

Likens, G.E. \ 2009
freshwater ecology - aquatic organisms - lakes - rivers - hydrology - water pollution - aquatic ecosystems
Encyclopedia of life [Encyclopedia]
species - classification - taxonomy - descriptions - photographs - evolution - ecology - biogeography - biology

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is an ambitious, even audacious project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites—one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species—that provide the entry points to this vast array of knowledge. The entry-point for each site is a species page suitable for the general public, but with several linked pages aimed at more specialized users. The EOL dynamically synthesizes biodiversity knowledge about all known species, including their taxonomy, geographic distribution, collections, genetics, evolutionary history, morphology, behavior, ecological relationships, and importance for human well being, and distribute this information through the Internet.

meteorology - biology - public health - social sciences - engineering - physics - chemistry - technology - water - ecology - food sciences - agriculture - human resources - natural resources - development studies - economics - encyclopedias - earth sciences - humanities - environmental sciences

The EOLSS body of knowledge is an integrated compendium of twenty encyclopedias. It attempts to forge pathways between disciplines in order to show their interdependence and helps foster the transdisciplinary aspects of the relationship between nature and human society. It deals in detail with interdisciplinary and trandiscplinary subjects, but it is also disciplinary as each major core subject is covered in great depth, by world experts. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Mathematical Sciences Biological, Physiological and Health Sciences Biotechnology Tropical Biology and Conservation Management Land Use, Land Cover and Soil Sciences Social Sciences and Humanities Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology resources Control Systems, Robotics and Automation Chemical Sciences Engineering and Technology Resources Water Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources Environmental and Ecological Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources Human Resources Policy and Management Natural Resources Policy and Management Development and Economic Sciences Institutional and Infrastructural Resources Technology, Information and System Management Resources Area studies (Africa, Brazil, Canada and USA, China, Europe, Japan, Russia)

Encyclopedia of marine mammals [Encyclopedia] - 2nd ed
Perrin, W.F. \ Würsig, B.G. \ Thewissen, J.G.M. \ 2009
marine mammals - zoology - encyclopedias - Marine mammals

This thorough revision of the first edition brings this reference on marine mammals up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided.

Encyclopedia of plant and crop science [Encyclopedia]
Goodman, R.M. \ 2004
plants - crops - agronomy - plant breeding - plant protection
Encyclopedia of soil science [Encyclopedia]
Chesworth, W. \ cop. 2008
soil science - reference works - encyclopedias

This book assembles more than 190 key articles by soil science authorities from around the world and ca. 430 glossary terms. It includes the following Classifications of Soils: FAO; Soil Taxonomy; World Reference Base . It employs an Earth-Science approach. Many full-color illustrations and indices and cross references. The Encyclopedia of Soil Science provides a comprehensive, alphabetical treatment of basic soil science in a single volume. It constitutes a wide ranging and authoritative collection of about 160 academic articles covering the salient aspects of soil physics, chemistry, biology, fertility, technology, genesis, morphology, classification and geomorphology. The longer articles are being supplemented by ca 430 definitions of common terms in soil sciences.

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