skip to content
The beaver : its life and impact Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The beaver : its life and impact

Author: Dietland Müller-Schwarze
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

A comprehensive look at the natural history and management of this keystone species.


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dietland Müller-Schwarze
ISBN: 9780801450105 0801450101
OCLC Number: 747948249
Description: XII, 216 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionPart I: The Organism1. Now and Then: The Species, Including Fossils2. Form, Weight, and Special Adaptations3. Diving and Thermoregulation: From Land Mammal to Semiaquatic Design and Function4. Energy BudgetPart II: Behavior5. Families as Social Units6. Communication by Scent and Sound7. Infrastructure: Dams, Lodges, Trails, and Canals8. Beaver Time9. Food SelectionPart III: Populations10. Reproduction, Development, and Life Expectancy11. Population Densities and Dynamics12. Finding a Home: DispersalPart IV: Ecology13. Where They Live and Why: Habitat Requirements14. Mortality and Predators15. Parasites and Diseases16. Maker of Landscapes: Creating Habitat for Plants, Animals, and PeoplePart V: Beaver and People: Conservation, Use, and Management17. "Here before Christ": Fur Trade, the "Beaver Republic" (Hudson's Bay Company), and Fur Trapping Today18. Reintroductions and Other Transplants19. "Nuisance Beavers" Claim Their Land20. Needed: An Ecosystems Engineer for Habitat Restoration and Other Services21. Living with Beavers: Conservation and Proactive ManagementIndex
Responsibility: Dietland Müller-Schwarze.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This book is a wonderful blend of natural and social history that satisfies all appetites in explaining the role and significance of beaver in contemporary landscapes. It is full of useful and Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # The beaver : its life and impact
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "747948249" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # Ithaca
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Animal ethology and ecology. Sociobiology
   schema:about <> ; # Beavers
   schema:about <> ;
   schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <> ; # Dietland Müller-Schwarze
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The beaver : its life and impact" ;
   schema:numberOfPages "216" ;
   schema:productID "747948249" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # Comstock
   schema:workExample <> ;
   umbel:isLike <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # Animal ethology and ecology. Sociobiology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Animal ethology and ecology. Sociobiology" ;

<> # Beavers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Beavers" ;

<> # Dietland Müller-Schwarze
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Müller-Schwarze" ;
   schema:givenName "Dietland" ;
   schema:name "Dietland Müller-Schwarze" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0801450101" ;
   schema:isbn "9780801450105" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.