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Scaling in biology, editors, James H. Brown, Geoffrey B. West

Label
Scaling in biology
Title
Scaling in biology
Statement of responsibility
editors, James H. Brown, Geoffrey B. West
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL799
LC item number
.S25 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942 September 25-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, James H.
  • West, Geoffrey B
Series statement
Santa Fe Institute studies in the science of complexity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body size
  • Morphology (Animals)
  • Biomathematics
Label
Scaling in biology, editors, James H. Brown, Geoffrey B. West
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers from a symposium held at Santa Fe Institute, Oct. 27-29, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Scaling in biology : patterns and processes, causes and consequences / James H. Brown, Geoffrey B. West, and Brian J. Enquist -- Allometry and natural selection / John Tyler Bonner and Henry S. Horn -- Hovering and jumping : contrasting problems in scaling / R. McNeill Alexander -- Scaling of terrestrial support : differing solutions to mechanical constraints of size / Andrew A. Biewener -- Consequences of size change during ontogeny and evolution / Mimi A.R. Koehl -- The origin of universal scaling laws in biology / Geoffrey B. West, James H. Brown, and Brian J. Enquist -- Scaling and invariants in cardiovascular biology / John K-J. Li -- Vascular system of the human heart : some branching and scaling issues / Mair Zamir -- Constrained constructive optimization of arterial tree models / Wolfgang Schreiner ... [et al.] -- Quarter-power allometric scaling in vascular plants : functional basis and ecological consequences / Brian J. Enquist, Geoffrey B. West, and James H. Brown -- Twigs, trees, and the dynamics of carbon in the landscape / Henry S. Horn -- Cell size, shape, and fitness in evolving populations of bacteria / Richard E. Lenski and Judith A. Mongold -- Does body size optimization alter the allometries for production and life history traits? / Jan Kozłowski -- Why and how phylogenetic relationships should be incorporated into studies of scaling / Paul H. Harvey -- Individual energy use and the allometry of population density / Hélène Cyr -- Diversity and convergence : scaling for conservation / William A. Calder -- Scaling and self-similarity in species distributions : implications for extinction, species richness, abundance, and range / John Harte
Control code
42289900
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 352 p.
Isbn
9780195131413
Isbn Type
(cl. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99042515
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Scaling in biology, editors, James H. Brown, Geoffrey B. West
Publication
Note
Papers from a symposium held at Santa Fe Institute, Oct. 27-29, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Scaling in biology : patterns and processes, causes and consequences / James H. Brown, Geoffrey B. West, and Brian J. Enquist -- Allometry and natural selection / John Tyler Bonner and Henry S. Horn -- Hovering and jumping : contrasting problems in scaling / R. McNeill Alexander -- Scaling of terrestrial support : differing solutions to mechanical constraints of size / Andrew A. Biewener -- Consequences of size change during ontogeny and evolution / Mimi A.R. Koehl -- The origin of universal scaling laws in biology / Geoffrey B. West, James H. Brown, and Brian J. Enquist -- Scaling and invariants in cardiovascular biology / John K-J. Li -- Vascular system of the human heart : some branching and scaling issues / Mair Zamir -- Constrained constructive optimization of arterial tree models / Wolfgang Schreiner ... [et al.] -- Quarter-power allometric scaling in vascular plants : functional basis and ecological consequences / Brian J. Enquist, Geoffrey B. West, and James H. Brown -- Twigs, trees, and the dynamics of carbon in the landscape / Henry S. Horn -- Cell size, shape, and fitness in evolving populations of bacteria / Richard E. Lenski and Judith A. Mongold -- Does body size optimization alter the allometries for production and life history traits? / Jan Kozłowski -- Why and how phylogenetic relationships should be incorporated into studies of scaling / Paul H. Harvey -- Individual energy use and the allometry of population density / Hélène Cyr -- Diversity and convergence : scaling for conservation / William A. Calder -- Scaling and self-similarity in species distributions : implications for extinction, species richness, abundance, and range / John Harte
Control code
42289900
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 352 p.
Isbn
9780195131413
Isbn Type
(cl. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99042515
Other physical details
ill.

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