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Amphibian declines : the conservation status of United States species

Author: Michael J Lannoo
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
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Comprehensive coverage of environmental degradation in the US as seen through the lens of amphibian ecologies. Over recent decades a massive decline has been sustained by many amphibian species, an indication of serious problems that are only now beginning to be properly appreciated.
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Amphibian declines.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004015272
(OCoLC)55887446
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Lannoo
ISBN: 9780520929432 0520929438 1417593326 9781417593323
OCLC Number: 60312229
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 1094 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Diverse phenomena influencing amphibian population declines / Tim Halliday --
Why are some species in decline but others not? / Martha L. Crump --
Philosophy, value judgments, and declining amphibians / Sarah Aucoin, Robert G. Jaeger and Steve Giambrone --
Embracing human diversity in conservation / Whit Gibbons --
Declining amphibian populations task force / W. Ronald Heyer and James B. Murphy --
Meeting the challenge of amphibian declines with an interdisciplinary research program / James P. Collins [and others] --
Biology of amphibian declines / David M. Green --
Declines of eastern North American woodland salamanders (Plethodon) / Richard Highton --
Decline of northern cricket frogs (Acris crepitans) / Robert H. Gray and Lauren E. Brown --
Overwintering in northern cricket frogs (Acris crepitans) / Jason T. Irwin --
Repercussions of global change / Jamie K. Reaser and Andrew Blaustein --
Lessons from Europe / K. Henle ; translation by William T. Leja --
Risk factors and declines in northern cricket frogs (Acris crepitans) / Val R. Beasley [and others] --
Ultraviolet radiation / Andrew R. Blaustein and Lisa K. Belden --
Xenobiotics / Christine M. Bridges and Raymond D. Semlitsch --
Variation in pesticide tolerance / Christine M. Bridges and Raymond D. Semlitsch --
Lucké renal adenocarcinoma / Robert G. McKinnell and Debra L. Carlson --
Malformed frogs in Minnesota : history and interspecific differences / David M. Hoppe --
Parasites of North American frogs / Daniel Sutherland --
Parasite infection and limb malformations : a growing problem in amphibian conservation / Pieter T.J. Johnson and Kevin B. Lunde --
Pine silviculture / D. Bruce Means --
Commercial trade / Anthony B. Wilson --
Houston toads and Texas politics / Lauren E. Brown and Ann Mesrobian --
Amphibian conservation needs / Edward D. Koch and Charles R. Peterson --
Amphibian population cycles and long-term data sets / Howard H. Whiteman and Scott A. Wissinger --
Landscape ecology / David E. Naugle [and others] --
Conservation of Texas spring and cave salamanders (Eurycea) / Paul T. Chippindale and Andrew H. Price --
Lessons from the tropics / Karen R. Lips and Maureen A. Donnelly --
Taxonomy and amphibian declines / Sherman A. Minton --
Conservation systematics : the Bufo boreas species group / Anna M. Goebel --
Factors limiting the recovery of boreal toads (Bufo b. boreas) / Cynthia Carey [and others] --
Southwestern desert bufonids / Brian K. Sullivan --
Amphibian ecotoxicology / Raymond D. Semlitsch and Christine M. Bridges --
Museum collections / John W. Ferner, Jeffrey G. Davis and Paul J. Krusling --
Critical areas / Hugh R. Quinn and Colleen Scott --
Creating habitat reserves for migratory salamanders / Suzanne C. Fowle and Scott M. Melvin --
Population manipulations / C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr. --
Exotic species / Walter E. Meshaka, Jr. --
Protecting amphibians while restoring fish populations / Debra Patla --
Reflections upon amphibian conservation / Thomas K. Pauley --
Distribution of South Dakota anurans / David E. Naugle [and others] --
Nebraska's declining amphibians / David S. McLeod --
Museum collections can assess population trends / Jeff Boundy --
Monitoring salamander populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park / Erin J. Hyde and Theodore R. Simons --
North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP) / Linda A. Weir and Michael J. Mossman --
Evaluating calling surveys / Sam Droege and Paige Eagle --
Geographical information systems and survey designs / Charles R. Peterson, Stephen R. Burton and Debra A. Patla --
Impacts of forest management on amphibians / Rochelle B. Renken --
Monitoring pigment pattern morphs of northern leopard frogs / Robert G. McKinnell, David M. Hoppe and Beverly K. McKinnell --
The National Amphibian Conservation Center / Andrew T. Snider and Elizabeth Arbaugh --
A thousand friends of frogs : its origins / Tony P. Murphy --
Of men and deformed frogs : a journalist's lament / William Souder --
Species accounts : Introduction / Michael Lannoo [and others] --
Anura --
Caudata --
Factors implicated in amphibian population declines in the United States / David F. Bradford.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Lannoo.
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Comprehensive coverage of environmental degradation in the US as seen through the lens of amphibian ecologies. Over recent decades a massive decline has been sustained by many amphibian species, an indication of serious problems that are only now beginning to be properly appreciated.

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