The Resource Evolution and escalation : an ecological history of life, Geerat J. Vermeij

Evolution and escalation : an ecological history of life, Geerat J. Vermeij

Label
Evolution and escalation : an ecological history of life
Title
Evolution and escalation
Title remainder
an ecological history of life
Statement of responsibility
Geerat J. Vermeij
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vermeij, Geerat J.
Index
index present
LC call number
QH371
LC item number
.V5 1987
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH371.V5
NAL item number
1987
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Ecology
  • Évolution
  • Écologie
  • Ecology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Ecologie
  • Evolutie
  • Évolution
  • Écologie
Label
Evolution and escalation : an ecological history of life, Geerat J. Vermeij
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [435]-519
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Nature of Limitation
  • Genetic and Developmental Limitation
  • Ecological Limitation
  • The Spatial Dimension
  • Summary of the Theory of Adaptation
  • Hypotheses and Their Evaluation in a Historical Science
  • Predictions from the Theory of Adaptation
  • The Nature of Historical Inquiry
  • Artifacts and Resolution in the Fossil Record
  • Functional Morphology and Ecological Inference in Fossils
  • A Theory of Adaptation
  • The Acquisition of Resources
  • Mechanisms and History of Competition
  • Types of Competition
  • Clones and Colonies
  • Competition in Plants
  • Metabolic Rate and Competition
  • Competition for Mates
  • Safe Places, Anachronistic Aptations, and the Recycling of Resources
  • The Invasion of Safe Places and Its Consequences
  • The Identification of Safe Places
  • Aptations and Selective Agencies
  • Deep Water
  • Caves and Interstitial Environments
  • The Infaunal Environment
  • Bioerosion and the Endolithic Environment
  • Fresh Water and the Dry Land
  • Parasitism and Mutualism
  • The Predators of Armored Animals: Functional Morphology and History
  • Methods of Subjugation
  • The History of Molluscivory
  • The Evolution of Armor and Locomotion
  • Natural Selection and Adaptation
  • The Functional Morphology and History of Gastropod Armor
  • The Functions of Armor
  • The Characteristics of Gastropod Shell Armor
  • The Recognition of Aptations
  • Effectiveness, Improvement, and Escalation
  • Environmental Challenges and Pathways of Adaptation
  • The Ranking of Selective Agencies
  • Limits to Adaptation
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 527 pages
Isbn
9780691084466
Lccn
86025389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)14413173
Label
Evolution and escalation : an ecological history of life, Geerat J. Vermeij
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [435]-519
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Nature of Limitation
  • Genetic and Developmental Limitation
  • Ecological Limitation
  • The Spatial Dimension
  • Summary of the Theory of Adaptation
  • Hypotheses and Their Evaluation in a Historical Science
  • Predictions from the Theory of Adaptation
  • The Nature of Historical Inquiry
  • Artifacts and Resolution in the Fossil Record
  • Functional Morphology and Ecological Inference in Fossils
  • A Theory of Adaptation
  • The Acquisition of Resources
  • Mechanisms and History of Competition
  • Types of Competition
  • Clones and Colonies
  • Competition in Plants
  • Metabolic Rate and Competition
  • Competition for Mates
  • Safe Places, Anachronistic Aptations, and the Recycling of Resources
  • The Invasion of Safe Places and Its Consequences
  • The Identification of Safe Places
  • Aptations and Selective Agencies
  • Deep Water
  • Caves and Interstitial Environments
  • The Infaunal Environment
  • Bioerosion and the Endolithic Environment
  • Fresh Water and the Dry Land
  • Parasitism and Mutualism
  • The Predators of Armored Animals: Functional Morphology and History
  • Methods of Subjugation
  • The History of Molluscivory
  • The Evolution of Armor and Locomotion
  • Natural Selection and Adaptation
  • The Functional Morphology and History of Gastropod Armor
  • The Functions of Armor
  • The Characteristics of Gastropod Shell Armor
  • The Recognition of Aptations
  • Effectiveness, Improvement, and Escalation
  • Environmental Challenges and Pathways of Adaptation
  • The Ranking of Selective Agencies
  • Limits to Adaptation
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 527 pages
Isbn
9780691084466
Lccn
86025389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)14413173

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