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Field notes on science & nature / edited by Michael R. Canfield
Alternate Title Field notes on science and nature
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QH318.5 .F54 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Biology -- Fieldwork
Natural history -- Fieldwork
Note-taking
Biology -- Methodology
Natural history -- Methodology
Communication in science
Physical Description xiii, 297 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-284) and index
Contents The pleasure of observing / George B. Schaller -- Untangling the bank / Bernd Heinrich -- One and a half cheers for list-keeping / Kenn Kaufman -- A reflection of the truth / Roger Kitching -- Linking researchers across generations / Anna K. Behrensmeyer -- The spoken and the unspoken / Karen L. Kramer -- In the eye of the beholder / Jonathan Kingdon -- Why sketch? / Jenny Keller -- The evolution and fate of botanical field books / James L. Reveal -- Note-taking for pencilophobes / Piotr Naskrecki -- Letters to the future / John D. Perrine and James L. Patton -- Why keep a field notebook? / Erick Greene
Summary Pioneering a new niche in the study of plants and animals in their natural habitat, this book allows readers to peer over the shoulders and into the notebooks of a dozen eminent field workers, to study firsthand their observational methods, materials, and fleeting impressions
Alternate Author Canfield, Michael R

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