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Folkens, Pieter A.

Overview
Works: 41 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 5,955 library holdings
Genres: Field guides  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Literature  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Classification  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: QL713.2, 599.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pieter A Folkens
Guide to marine mammals of the world by National Audubon Society( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers 120 species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions. Information about each species covers every aspect of the animal's anatomy, life cycle, and behavior. The guide delineates evolution, worldwide population, migratory routes, and habitats, and describes feeding habits, vocalizations, social organization, surface behavior, and threats to and chances for survival. The text for each animal is accompanied by up to three richly detailed full-color paintings by marine artist Pieter Folkens, full-color photographs illustrating typical behavior, and a map indicating the species' range and migration. Additional maps give water temperatures, ocean currents, and ocean floor geography. "Watching" guidelines include identification techniques, where and when to go, and how to deal with a stranded animal
Human osteology by T. D White( Book )

58 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revised from a classic in the field, the second edition of Human Osteology is designed for students and professionals who need to accurately identify human skeletal remains, however isolated and fragmentary. The book includes hundreds of photographs and drawings specifically designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information. With the addition of four new case studies, a guide to electronic resources, and a chapter on molecular osteology, Human Osteology, Second Edition is even more valuable for courses on the human skeleton and as a basic reference and field manual for professional osteologists and anatomists, forensic scientists, paleontologists, and archaeologists."--Jacket
The human bone manual by T. D White( Book )

23 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tim White and Pieter Folkens, the team behind the bestselling text, Human Osteology, Second Edition, have created the ideal concise guide for professional anthropologists, osteologists, law enforcement officers, and forensic specialists working with human bones in the field or laboratory. In addition to essential text information, hundreds of photographs are included, showing a maximum amount of anatomical information and providing a valuable tool in comparing specimens for rapid identification across the broad landscapes of law enforcement, forensics, anatomy, archaeology, and paleontology."--Jacket
Great whales, the gentle giants by Patricia Lauber( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and behavior of different kinds of whales and discusses why they are threatened by extinction
Dolphins and porpoises by Louise Quayle( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dolphins and Porpoises, learn about their association with the ancient gods and goddesses, evolution from land-dwelling, mammal-like reptiles to air-breathing sea mammals, how they bear and protect their young, their means of communication, their struggles against polluted oceans and rivers, and more
Cetaceans of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary by Stephen Leatherwood( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whale watching in Australian & New Zealand waters by Peter Gill( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully illustrated book will guide you on a fascinating expedition into the world of whales and dolphins and is the essential reference book for all who want to fully experience and enjoy whale watching
Sea mammals of the world by Randall R Reeves( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated glossary of terms and an index of species names complete the guide. Illustrations, photographs, and clearly written text combine to make this an indispensable reference source for sea mammal watchers and anyone interested in the natural world."--Jacket
Whales and dolphins of the Southern African subregion by P. B Best( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whales and Dolphins of the Southern African Subregion is the first stand-alone and definitive account of the cetaceans of the oceanic region from the equator to Antarctica, and between the longitudes of 20[degree] W and 80[degree] E - a region that includes almost two-thirds of the world's marine cetacean species." "In the fascinating accounts of 51 species of whales and dolphins (and one porpoise), information for this region is comprehensively summarised, allowing Peter Best to give us the benefit of his extensive knowledge and of the wealth of unpublished information he has accumulated during his 40 years of studying these creatures." "Approximately 100 illustrations have been created in colour for this book by world-renowned marine mammal illustrator Pieter Folkens. Colour photographs of the living animal portray the 'jizz' of each species and specific coloration or behavioural features."--BOOK JACKET
The whales of Canada by Erich Hoyt( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individual brief chapters on cetaceans found in Canadian waters. Includes whales, dolphins and porpoises
Guide to marine mammals of Alaska by Kate Wynne( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide containing maps, photos and color illustrations designed to familiarize the observer with marine mammal characteristics and present species description in a format that encourages fast, accurate identification at sea of the animals in the waters surrounding Alaska
Marine mammals : evolutionary biology by Annalisa Berta( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Traité d'ostéologie humaine : anatomie, anthropologie, paléontologie by T. D White( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatrième de couverture : "L'anatomie osseuse vue par Tim White, le célèbre anthropologue, l'un des " pères " de Lucy, l'ancêtre australopithèque le plus connu au monde. L'ouvrage détaille de la manière la plus complète possible, tous les os appartenant au squelette humain, mais également l'approche minutieuse de la fouille, de l'exhumation, du terrain ainsi que le travail de laboratoire, en ce y compris les méthodologies de conservation, de protection, de fixation des matières osseuses et donc des restes humains, en vue d'analyses les plus modernes, allant de la macroscopie jusqu'à la microscopie électronique à balayage. Les techniques d'imagerie et de photographie sont également abordées, rendant tout particulièrement utile cet ouvrage pour tout scientifique désireux d'approfondir ces méthodes."
Marine mammals of the Pacific Northwest : including Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, & southern Alaska : a concise and comprehensive waterproof guide by Alaska Whale Foundation( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whale watcher's handbook by Erich Hoyt( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes descriptions of species, places throughout the world to go to watch whales, lookout sites, tours available, weather/sea notes and museums etc. Also includes list of photographic equipment, clothing and useful items for whale watching
Marine mammals of the eastern North Pacific, including southern Alaska, the west coast of North America, Hawaiian Islands, and Gulf of California : a concise and comprehensive waterproof guide by Pieter A Folkens( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gray whale : Eschrichtius robustus by Pieter A Folkens( )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gray Whale: Eschrichtius Robustus
Seals of Atlantic Canada and the Northeastern United States by Janice Hannah( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baleias, botos e golfinhos do Brasil : guia de identificação by Liliane Lodi( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cetaceans of the Channel Islands National Marine Sactuary by Stephen Leatherwood( )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Guide to marine mammals of the world
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Human osteologyThe human bone manualGreat whales, the gentle giantsWhale watching in Australian & New Zealand watersSea mammals of the worldWhales and dolphins of the Southern African subregionThe whales of CanadaMarine mammals : evolutionary biologyMarine mammals of the Pacific Northwest : including Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, & southern Alaska : a concise and comprehensive waterproof guide
Alternative Names
Arend Folkens, Pieter

Folkens, Pieter

Folkens, Pieter A.

Folkens, Pieter Arend

폴켄스, 피터 A

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