Field Notes on Science & Nature by Michael R. Canfield,Edward O. Wilson,George B.

By Michael R. Canfield,Edward O. Wilson,George B. Schaller,Bernd Heinrich,Kenn Kaufman,Anna K. Behrensmeyer,Karen L. Kramer,Jennifer Keller,James Reveal,Piotr Naskrecki,John D. Perrine,James L. Patton,Jonathan Kingdon,Erick Greene,Roger Kitching

What did George Schaller be aware whilst learning the lions of the Serengeti? How does Piotr Naskrecki use relational databases and digital box notes? In what manner is Bernd Heinrich’s strategy “truly Thoreauvian,” in E. O. Wilson’s view? Pioneering a brand new area of interest within the examine of crops and animals of their local habitat, box Notes on technological know-how and Nature permits readers to look over the shoulders and into the notebooks of a dozen eminent box employees, to review firsthand their equipment, fabrics, and fleeting impressions.

Recording box observations is an vital clinical ability, yet researchers should not often prepared to percentage their own files. the following, for the 1st time, are reproductions of exact pages from notebooks. And in essays abounding with attention-grabbing anecdotes, the authors give some thought to the contexts within which the notes have been taken.

Covering disciplines as different as ecology, paleontology, anthropology, botany, and animal habit, Field Notes offers particular examples that pro naturalists can emulate to fine-tune their very own box equipment, in addition to sensible suggestion that beginner naturalists and scholars can use to record their adventures.

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