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Bourlière, François 1913-1993

Overview
Works: 233 works in 871 publications in 10 languages and 8,582 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Collector, Redactor, Director, Contributor, Other, Publishing director, Interviewee, Creator, Honoree, Thesis advisor, Compiler
Classifications: QL781, 574.95
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Most widely held works by François Bourlière
The land and wildlife of Eurasia by François Bourlière( Book )

54 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in 6 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history of the great land mass of Eurasia is explored in this informative, handsomely illustrated volume
The natural history of mammals by François Bourlière( Book )

45 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and French and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lively and informed survey for the general reader. For other editions, see Author Catalog
African ecology and human evolution by F. Clark Howell( Book )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tropical savannas by François Bourlière( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present-day savannas: an overview; The palaeoecology and palaeogeography of savannas; The physical environment; Climate of tropical savannas; Soils of tropical savannas; The vegetation; Life forms and phenology; The vegetation of African savannas; Indian savannas; The transition from open forest savanna in continental Southeast Asia; Tropical savannas of Australia and Southwest Pacific; The savannas of tropical America; The primary and secondary consumers (mammals excluded); The invertebrates of the grass layer; Amphibians in savanna ecosystems; Reptiles in savanna ecosystems; Birds in savanna ecosystems; The savanna mammals; The savanna mammals: introduction; Rodents and lagomorphs; The adaptations of African ungulates and their effects on community function; Ungulates and large rodents of South America; The grazing Australian marsupials; Mammals as secondary consumers in savanna ecosystems; The detritivores and decomposers; The soil fauna of tropical savannas: 1. The community structure, 2. The earthworms, 3. The termites, 4. The ants; The role of soil micro-organisms in savanna ecosystems; Parasites and pathogens; The place of parasites in savanna ecosystems: introduction; Helminth, arthropod and protozoan parasites of mammals in African savannas; Dynamic changes in savanna ecosystems; Energy flow and nutrient cycling in tropical savannas; Successional processes; The impact of traditional man; The fire problem in tropical savannas; Pastoralismyesterday and today: the over-grazing problem
Mammals of the world, their life and habits by François Bourlière( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1961 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertebrates in complex tropical systems by M. L Harmelin-Vivien( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book compares and contrasts the structure of vertebrate communities, from fishes, amphibia, and reptiles to birds and mammals, in two ecosystems considered to be the most species-rich on Earth - the coral reef and the tropical rain forest. The authors address the question of how such a variety of species can coexist, how species diversity relates to patterns and processes on lower trophic levels, and also, how it might have evolved in time. They discuss important factors supporting high biotic diversity, such as sustained primary productivity, resource diversity, and habitat heterogeneity, and examine the applicability of current models of community structure
Problèmes d'écologie: l'échantillonnage des peuplements animaux des milieux terrestres by M Lamotte( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assessment of biological age in man by François Bourlière( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and Italian and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Éléments d'écologie écologie fondamentale by François Ramade( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das große Buch der Tiere by François Bourlière( Book )

33 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in 7 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problèmes de productivité biologique, publiés sous la direction de M. Lamotte et F. Bourlière by Maxime Lamotte( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problèmes d'écologie : structure et fonctionnement des écosystèmes limniques by Maxime Lamotte( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tropics by E Aubert de La Rüe( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1958 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Précis de gérontologie by Léon Binet( Book )

13 editions published in 1955 in French and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of evolution by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

5 editions published in 1951 in French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La tierra y la fauna de Eurasia by François Bourlière( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerontologie : biologie et clinique by Claude Balier( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of instinct by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikolaas Tinbergen won a Nobel Prize in 1973 for his pioneering studies in animal behavior. The Study of Instinct, Tinbergen's first major work, introduced the subject of ethology to an American audience more than forty years ago, and it is still considered one of the best introductions to the field. Long out of print, this reissue of the 1969 edition allows a new generation of readers to explore this classic for themselves. In The Study of Instinct, Tinbergen attempts to organize the study of animal behavior into a coherent whole, focusing on how animals behave in response to stimuli, how physical and neurological characteristics shape instinct, how individual animals develop behavioral patterns, and how they adapt to changing conditions. He illustrates his discussion with fascinating examples taken from his own and other scientists' study of animals. Many of his renowned experiments using models of animals to test hypotheses about behavior are described, including his well-known study of the stickleback fish, in which he shows that it is indeed the red color of their undersides that allows males to single each other out for attack during their springtime competition
Mécanismes du vieillissement moléculaire et cellulaire = Molecular and cellular mechanisms of aging : colloque tenu du 5 au 7 décembre 1973 dans le cadre de l'Unité de recherches gérontologiques de l'INSERM U. 118, Paris by 5-7 décembre. Paris Institut National De La Santé Et De La Recherche Médicale. Paris. Colloque international. 1973( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les mammifères sauvages d'Europe by Robert Hainard( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passionné d'art et de nature, Robert Hainard a réussi durant soixante années d'observations à allier ses passions qui ont fait de lui le conteur peintre graveur le plus naturaliste qui soit
 
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African ecology and human evolution
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Bourlière, F.

Bourlière, F. 1913-

Bourlière, F. 1913-1993

Bourlière, F. (François), 1913-

Bourlière, F. ( François), 1913-1993

Bourlière, François

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François Bourlière French physician

François Bourlière médecin français

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