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Williams, W. D. (William David)

Overview
Works: 184 works in 417 publications in 4 languages and 4,239 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Field guides  Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks  Classification  History  Historical fiction  Novellas 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, htt, Creator
Classifications: QL47, 590
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Most widely held works by W. D Williams
A revision of North American epigean species of Asellus (Crustacea: Isopoda) by W. D Williams( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and French and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biogeography and ecology in Tasmania by W. D Williams( Book )

14 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by J.L. Davies, J.H. Hope and W. Bryden annotated separately
Inland waters and their ecology by Ian A. E Bayly( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A text-book of zoology by T. Jeffery Parker( Book )

37 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The general structure and physiology of animals; Sub-kingdom protozoa; Sub-kingdom parazoa; Sub-kingdom metazoa; Phylum platyhelminthes; The nematoda; Phylum annelida; Phylum arthropoda; Phylum mollusca; Bryozoa (Ectoprocta); Phylum echinodermata
Freshwater isopods (Asellidae) of North America by W. D Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian freshwater life : the invertebrates of Australian inland waters by W. D Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1994 in English and German and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fournit des informations sur la biologie et les clés de détermination pour chaque groupe (éponges, vers, mollusques, insectes, crustacés, etc) présent dans les lacs et cours d'eau australiens. Un chapitre introductif destiné au collecteur amateur ou au naturaliste débutant donne des indications sur les méthodes de collecte
Limnology in Australia by P De Deckker( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorates silver jubilee of Australian Society for Limnology
Life in inland waters by W. D Williams( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aral Sea Basin by Philip P Micklin( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aral Sea Basin, which is located in the central Asian part of the former Soviet Union, is undergoing dramatically rapid and intense environmental change. Pervasive human misuse and overuse of its water, land, and other critical natural resources have led to severe degradation of key ecological systems. This book analyses the environmental, human and economic problems that have arisen and presents recommendations for future research needs. Primary focus is on the drying of the Aral Sea, but related issues of diminished river flow, land and water pollution, and degradation, ecosystem deterioration, and adverse effects on humans are also examined
Salt lakes : proceedings of the International Symposium on Athalassic (Inland) Salt Lakes, held at Adelaide, Australia, October 1979 by W. D Williams( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication is composed of papers presented at an International Symposium on Athalassic (Inland) Salt Lakes, which was hosted by the University of Adelaide, South Australia, during a week in October 1979. The genesis of the Symposium was at the Copenhagen Congress of the International Association of Limnology (S.1. L.) where it was noted that a number of papers concerned with inland saline lakes were distributed throughout sessions in such a way as to make it difficult to attend all of them. A number of participants at the Congress felt that the ecology of salt lakes had greater homogeneity or cohesiveness than this sort of distribution would suggest, and it was decided that a symposium on salt lakes be held. The symposium was the first under the aegis of the S.l. L. to be held in Australia, and it was very well attended, with participants coming from many countries. The week long programme produced a number of lively and interesting sessions on all aspects of athalassic saline lakes. Participants stayed on after the Symposium for an expedition to Lake Eyre, in the nQrth of South Australia, and were given one of the best of all possible introductions to the Australian environment
British freshwater Crustacea Malacostraca : a key with ecological notes by Terry Gledhill( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Ecological basis for water resource management by W. D Williams( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook of zoology by Alan John Marshall( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The taxonomy of crangonyctoid Amphipoda (Crustacea) from Australian fresh waters : foundation studies by W. D Williams( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The performance of tertiary treatment ponds and the role of algae, macrophytes, and zooplankton in the waste treatment process by B. D Mitchell( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limnology in Australia by P De Deckker( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia is the world's driest inhabited continent. Water is our limiting resource. It might therefore be thought that our water resources would be the subject of the most intensive study. Certain aspects, it must be conceded, have received much attention, notably the availability of water in terms of actual quantity. The size of the surface water and the groundwater resource is well understood and indeed receives about as much study as can reasonably be expected in a country with as sparse a population and level of scientific manpower as ours. Although the importance of understanding the water resource in terms of quantity is widely accepted, what has not been generally appreciated is that for this resource to be 'available' to human society for all the different uses to which it is put, it is not sufficient that there exists within easy reach of the end users a certain total volume of water. For that water to fulfil its functions-for agriculture, industry, the home, recreation, biological conservation-it must be in a certain state: it must conform to certain chemical, physical and biological criteria, and what has not been sufficiently appreciated in Australian society is that the condition a water is in depends very much on the ecology of the waterbody in which it resides. There are waterbodies in the world, for example high-altitude glacial lakes, which are naturally so pristine that their water could be used for any purpose without treatment
Biogeography and Ecology in Tasmania by W. D Williams( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distribution and Range ... 142 The Tasmanian Trout Fishery 153 Population Dynamics of Tench 163 Conservation Notes 167 Bibliography ... . . 168 VII. Littoral Biogeography by A.J. DARTNALL 171 Introduction ... ... . . 171 The Maugean Marine Province. ... . 175 Distribution Patterns of some Tasmanian Marine Animals 178 Conclusions. ... 190 Acknowledgements 191 Bibliography ... 191 VIII. The Zoogeography and Evolution of Tasmanian Oligochaeta by B.G.M. JAMIESON. . 195 Introduction ... ... 195 The Australian Region: A World Perspective 198 Earthworms and Continental Drift. ... 206 Tasmanian Earthworms - Relationships with the Australian Fauna. ... ... ... ... 210 Tasmanian Megasco1ecid Species and Aspects of their Evolution . 218 Bibliography ... ... . 226 IX. Oniscoidea (Terrestrial Isopoda) by ALISON J.A. GREEN ... . 229 Introduction ... ... . 229 Ecological Distribution. ... 229 Comments on Ecological Distribution 235 Geographical Distribution of Species Recorded from T- mania. ... ... ... ... 237 Geographical Distribution of Genera Recorded from T- mama. ... . 239 Acknowledgements 247 Bibliography ... 247 X. The Amphibia of Tasmania by M.J. LITTLEJOHN and A.A. MARTIN 251 Introduction 251 Taxonomy. 251 Distribution 265 Biology . . 268 Zoogeography . . 272 Evolution ... 277 Acknowledgements 282 Bibliography ... 282 Key 1: Key to Frogs (Adults) . 286 Key 2: Key to Male Mating Calls . 287 Key 3: Key to Eggs. . 288 Key 4: Key to Tadpoles ... . 289 XI. Biogeography and Ecology of the Reptiles of Tasmania and the Bass Strait Area by P.A. RAWLINSON. 291 Introduction ... ... ... 291 Cainozoic Climates and Pleistocene Sea Levels. 292 Present Climate. ... ... . 297 Ecological Requirements of Reptiles. ... 299 The Reptile Fauna of Tasmania and the Bass Strait Area - Composition, Ecology and Distribution.
A key to the British species of Crustacea, Malacostraca, occurring in fresh water : with notes on their ecology and distribution by H. B. N Hynes( Book )

6 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wetlands in a dry land : understanding for management by W. D Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This workshop was convened as part of the activities of the National Welands Research and Development (R&D) Program both to inform and be informed by all those interested in and concerned about the management of Australia's wetlands. Contributers have provided statements of their views of the major issues, concerns and constaints in wetland management and supportive research and development within their area of interest and expertise. Papers also give details of ongoing wetland management investigations, practical applications, or neglected types of wetlands
The tempting of Pescara by Conrad Ferdinand Meyer( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in German and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the great crisis in the life of Fernando d'Ávalos, general of Charles V and husband of Victoria Colonna
 
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Alternative Names
Williams, W. D.

Williams, William David

Williams, William David 1936-

Languages
English (166)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

French (1)