Congratulations to Mary Power and Dan Simberloff who, along with 82 other distinguished scientists (4, including Power, from UC Berkeley), were elected to the National Academy of Sciences this week.
Mary Power is a freshwater ecologist and has done groundbreaking work on the Eel River. Mary also serves on the editorial board of our own Freshwater [more...]
Here’s the second Acquiring Eye post from Executive Editor Chuck Crumly, this time taking a good look at our Freshwater Ecology books and journals.
“The times, they are a changin’ “ — this cultural mantra is now becoming an ecological and environmental reality. Climate change is creating challenges that cross almost every imaginable barrier. The University of [more...]
For the second post in our Acquiring Eye series, Executive Editor Chuck Crumly has written about the Ornithology books and journals he has his eye on:
Almost all of us have experienced the delight of watching birds – listening to birds calling mournfully or happily or even unexpectedly, and enjoying their antics. For many, birds are [more...]
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Congratulations to Jonathan Losos, the author of Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles, for being awarded the Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal by the National Academy of Sciences.
Here’s the copy from the NAS announcement:
Jonathan B. Losos, the Monique and Philip Lehner Professor for the Study of Latin [more...]
Coming right on the heels of the overwhelmingly positive reaction we got for the publication of the second edition of the Jepson Manual, I am pleased to announce The Digital Jepson Manual.
For the first time, University of California Press is offering this resource as an e-book. The Digital Jepson Manual provides an unparalleled new level [more...]
Every publisher, at least on some level, would like to think that the books they publish are essential. But, really, how often does this happen and when it does, how do you know?
Well, one good sign is looking at what others have said about your work:
“A book that will stand for many years as the [more...]
The New York Times posted a great piece detailing an article published in the October issue of The Auk, the journal of the American Ornithologists’ Union, exploring the cycle of abuse in birds.
The Auk is one of over 50 scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines published by the Journals and Digital Publishing Division [more...]