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May, Robert M. (Robert McCredie) 1936-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 270 publications in 3 languages and 9,015 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor
Classifications: QH541, 506.9
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Most widely held works by Robert M May
Theoretical ecology principles and applications by Robert May ( )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third edition of May's influential text will first provide a comprehensive overview of the basic principles that underpin the structure, function and dynamics of individual populations and communities, whilst later chapters will then deal with applications
Theoretical ecology : principles and applications by R. M May ( Book )
25 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Models for single populations. Bionomic strategies and population parameters. Models for two interacting populations. Arthropod predator-prey systems. Plant-herbivore systems. Competition and niche theory. Patterns in muulti-species communities. Island biogeography and the design of natural reserves. Succession. Sociobiology. Palentology and paleobiology. Man versus pests
Stability and complexity in model ecosystems by Robert M May ( Book )
31 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical models and stability. Stability versus complexity in multispecies models. Models with few species: limit cycles and time delays. Randomly fluctuating environments. Niche overlap and limiting similarity
The Britannica guide to climate change an unbiased guide to the key issue of our age ( )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are a few subjects that divide opinion more than climate change. What is the truth? Can the solution be found in a global political treaty or individual action? This Britannica guide gives a clear overview of the scientific evidence, from data showing how the atmosphere has changed in the last 4.5 billion years to more recent studies on the symptoms of a warming planet and the global effects of greenhouse gases, deforestation, and population. The guide introduces you to the possible solutions and to key figures in the debate, from the origins of environmentalism through to the Kyoto Prot
Extinction rates ( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is increasing need for good estimates of impending rates of extinction of plant and animal species, based on an understanding of extinction rates in the recent and far past, and on the underlying ecological and evolutionary causes. This book provides a more wide-ranging and data-driven treatment of current and likely future extinction rates than has previously been drawn together in one place. It is directed broadly at senior undergraduates, postgraduate students, and research workers in the general fields of ecology, conservation biology, and the environmental sciences. The authors highlight apparent differences in extinction rates among taxonomic groups and places, aiming to identify unresolved issues and important questions
Perspectives in ecological theory ( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infectious diseases of humans : dynamics and control by Roy M Anderson ( Book )
30 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolution of biological diversity ( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final chapters of the book take a broader perspective on the question, and explore the fossil record for data on the origination of species diversity - and extinctions - in the past. Evolution of Biological Diversity is a must-have for all researchers and graduate students in the biological sciences who want to be abreast of the latest thinking on the evolution of biological diversity
Large scale ecology and conservation biology : the 35th Symposium of the British Ecological Society with the Society for Conservation Biology, University of Southampton, 1993 by British Ecological Society ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploitation of marine communities : report of the Dahlem Workshop on Exploitation of Marine Communities, Berlin 1984, April 1-6 by Robert M May ( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virus dynamics : mathematical principles of immunology and virology by M. A Nowak ( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Population biology of infectious diseases : report of the Dahlem Workshop on Population Biology of Infectious Disease Agents, Berlin 1982, March 14-19 by Roy M Anderson ( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Population regulation and dynamics : proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 23 and 24 May 1990 by Michael P Hassell ( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and government by C. P Snow ( )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the intense rivalry between two scientists, each with his own studied opinion on how the British government should best carry out the air war against Germany during World War II
Is there a crisis? ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The most striking feature of life on Earth is its richness and variety. But research shows that the planet's biodiversity is seriously threatened with destruction by human activities. From the depths of the oceans to the tops of rainforest canopies, from the African savannas to the soil underfoot, this program ... reveals the extent of that living bounty -- and the chilling rate at which species are becoming extinct. The research of paleontologist Peter Ward, marine biologist Sylvia Earle, entomologist Terry Erwin, and biologists Sir Robert May, Edward Wilson, and John Lawton is featured."--Http://ffh.films.com
Theoretische Ökologie by Robert M May ( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in German and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Population, regulation, and dynamics : a discussion ( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technology foresight : Britain's future economy by Robert M May ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Encyclopædia Britannica guide to climate change an unbiased guide to the key issue of our age by Robert M May ( )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are a few subjects that divide opinion more than climate change. What is the truth? Can the solution be found in a global political treaty or individual action? This Britannica guide gives a clear overview of the scientific evidence, from data showing how the atmosphere has changed in the last 4.5 billion years to more recent studies on the symptoms of a warming planet and the global effects of greenhouse gases, deforestation, and population. The guide introduces you to the possible solutions and to key figures in the debate, from the origins of environmentalism through to the Kyoto Prot
Estimating extinction rates : Sir Joseph Banks Anniversary Meeting : a discussion by Sir Joseph Banks Anniversary Meeting ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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May, Bob
May of Oxford, Robert McCredie, Baron
May, R. M.
May, R. M. (Robert McCredie), 1936-
May, Robert
May, Robert (1936- ).
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May, Robert M., 1936
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English (203)
German (5)
Spanish (1)
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