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Mapping the social landscape: Researchers identify 'social place ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have, in recent decades, pinpointed neurons called 'place cells' in our brains that encode our own location in the environment, but how our brains represent the positions of others has been a mystery. New research in bats, reveals a sub ...

Biodiversity Could Be As Important As Climate For Healthy Ecosystems - WMUK


WMUK
“Something” like the extreme temperature changes and weather events caused by climate change. Now, scientists think that biodiversity might be more important than we thought. Last year, the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Michigan looked ...

100 million dead trees in the Sierra are a massive risk for unpredictable wildfires - UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley
Most western U.S. ecosystems like the Sierra Nevada are fire dependent, meaning that for millennia, the flora and fauna depended upon periodic low- to moderate-intensity fires to maintain ecosystem integrity. Following Euro-American settlement ...

Ecosystems Classification and Mapping

Keedysville - United States

The World Institute for Conservation and Environment, WICE, provides information, tools and resources.

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    Ecology - Ecosystems

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    ECOSYSTEMS OF THE WORLD
    Ecosystems mapping and classification for protected areas systems worldwide, gap analysis and ecosystem services

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    Ecosystems

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Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

The Ecosystems Center
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Part of the Marine Biology Lab, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Investigates the structure and functioning of ecological systems.

Phyllostomidae: Classification
United States

List of the genera and species of the New World leaf-nosed bats with photographs of many species, including skulls.

Classification of Veroniceae
Germany

Taxonomy and images of Veronica and related genera by Dirk Albach and Montserrat Mart+?nez-Ortega.

Classification of Psilotophyta
Netherlands

Main entry in Systema Naturae 2000.

Bryophyte Classification
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Provides diagrams showing the relationships between the major lineages of green algae and land plants.

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following programs: Invasive Species Program, Cooperative Research Units, Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program, Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems Program, Status & Trends Program, Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program. USGS Ecosystems programs also highlight cross-discipline research in

Structural Classification of RNA
United States

SCOR database aiming to classify three-dimensional structural motifs and elements, from NMR and X-ray data, according to tertiary interactions and function. Maintained at Berkley, CA.

Structural Classification of Proteins
United Kingdom

A key for different proteins based on structural features, with keyword search and PDB data, and an entry viewer for download.

Australia

Information and education site with pictures and video clips (RealMedia). Links to other Australian ecosystem sites.