Scaling Control Books

  • Multiple Scales in Ecology

    The scale dependence of ecological processes and patterns, as well as their analysis is a long-standing theme in ecology. The problem of scaling has three components: (i) direct measurements are commonly limited to small scales in time and space, (ii) the most pressing problems have to be addressed at comparatively large scales, but (iii) direct ...

  • Rabbits, hares and pikas : status survey and conservation action plan

    This Action Plan provides an overview of the state of knowledge about all species of lagomorphs, provides a contemporary framework about their importance to humans and the world’s ecosystems, reviews their status on a worldwide scale, and makes recommendations for conservation action to prevent the extinction of any lagomorph species and to allow ...

  • Growth Dynamics of Conifer Tree Rings

    Each tree ring contains an image of the time when the ring formed, projected onto the ring's size, structure, and composition. Tree rings thus are natural archives of past environments, and contain records of past climate. While dendrochronologists have investigated the impact of climate on tree-ring growth by empirical–statistical methods, this ...

  • The Galactic Interstellar Medium

    In this volume three extended lectures addressing bothstudents and experienced astronomers and astrophysicistscover a wealth of material on interstellar matter. The firstlecture details the most recent observationaldata oninterstellar matter inside and outside our galaxy, such asthe global distribution of matter and atomic or ...

  • Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Data

    This book deals with knowledge discovery and data mining in spatial and temporal data, seeking to present novel methods that can be employed to discover spatial structures and processes in complex data. Spatial knowledge discovery is examined through the tasks of clustering, classification, association/relationship, and process. Among the covered ...

  • The Global Thermohaline Paleocirculation

    Originally published in Russian in 2006, this is the first English translation of this important book on paleoceanography and paleoclimatology. Its initial publication was followed by a surge of interest in this subject prompting the author to revise and translate her original work. In the book, she successfully summarizes her own research over ...

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