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Cambridge University PressApr 10, – Science – pages. Current Ornithology, Volume 7 D. These subjects are treated in thirteen chapters, arranged according to major en- vironmental features: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


It incorporates discussions of recent research including deep sea rift animals, hearing in fish, and gas exchange in eggs. NOw in its fifth edition, the textbook has been extensively updated to take into account recent developments in the field. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The result is an enlightening, cohesive, read- able, and enjoyable text by one of the world’s foremost animal physiologists. Tolerance to cold and freezing. There are nearly two hundred new references, chosen with an emphasis on recent developments.

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Includes bibliographies and index. This may be done by improv- ing existing material and by updating the informa- tion it contains, and I have tried to do both. References and Additional reading.


In the chapter on metabolism, new material in- cludes discussions of the oxygen minimum layer in the ocean and of the effects of high pressure and high altitude. Retrieved 23 September Account Options Sign in. Bodil Schmidt-Nielsen divorced Margareta Claesson m. I have selected new material with this in mind. Videler Knutt preview – How do animals work?

How do dolphins catch fish in murky water? I consider this ar- rangement important, for there is no way to be a good physiologist, or a good biologist for that matter, without understanding how living or- ganisms function in their environment. The chapter on food and feeding contains new ma- terial on marine waxes and their importance in the food chain, on nitrogen fixation in termites and in corals, and a substantial expansion of the discus- sion of noxious plant compounds and chemical defenses.

The respiration chapters contain new material on fish respiration, on lungless salamanders, and on the oxygen supply to birds’ eggs. Cambridge University PressJun 9, schmidg-nielsen Science. The physiolgoy is elementary and the needed background is minimal.

As with previous editions, students, teachers as well as researchers will find this book a valuable and enjoyable companion to course work and research. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Printed and bound by The Maple Press Co.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The book is written for the student who wants to know what animals do and how they do it. The book deals with such traditional physiological subjects as respiration, circulation and digestion, arranged according to major environmental features: Logarithmic and exponential equations. Temperature heat and heat transfer. Muscle what it is. Here are some of the significant changes in this second edition: The structure of the book is unchanged from the previous edition, but every chapter has been updated to take into account recent developments, with numerous new references and figures.


He has been referred to as “the father of comparative physiology and integrative biology” [3] and “one of the all-time greats of animal physiology”.

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Animal Physiology is suitable as a text for undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in physiology. Born in TrondheimNorway. The book is aimed at upper level college students and graduate students of comparative physiology. International Prize for Biology The treatment of problems of scaling and body size aanimal completely revised. Logarithmic and exponential equations.

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