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1. Encyclopedia of Grain Science 2. Encyclopedia of Rose Science 3. Encyclopedia of Archaeology 4. Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences 5. Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences 6. Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology 7. Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences 8. Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science 9. Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition 10. Encyclopedia of Hormones 11. Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry 12. Encyclopedia of Genetics 13. Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry 14. Comprehensive Glycoscience 15. Comprehensive Chemometrics 16. Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III 17. Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry II 18. Encyclopedia of Separation Science 19. Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry II 20. Encyclopedia of Analytical Science (Second Edition) 21. Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III 22. Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II 23. Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations II 24. Encyclopedia of Information Systems 25. Encyclopedia of Inland Waters 26. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition) 27. Encyclopedia of Geology 28. Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science 29. Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences 30. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences 31. Treatise on Geophysics 32. Treatise on Geochemistry 33. Encyclopedia of Energy 34. Encyclopedia of Vibration 35. Comprehensive Microsystems 36. Comprehensive Structural Integrity 37. Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences 38. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment 39. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 40. Encyclopedia of Ecology 41. Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine 42. Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences

43. Encyclopedia of Virology (Third Edition) 44. Encyclopedia of Immunology (Second Edition) 45. Encyclopedia of Virology (Second Edition) 46. Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Third Edition) 47. Comprehensive Composite Materials 48. Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology 49. Encyclopedia of Cancer 50. Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine 51. Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases 52. Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology 53. Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition (Second Edition) 54. International Encyclopedia of Public Health 55. Encyclopedia of Consciousness 56. Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research 57. Evolution of Nervous Systems 58. Hormones, Brain and Behavior (Second Edition) 59. The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference 60. Encyclopedia of the Human Brain 61. Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences 62. Encyclopedia of Neuroscience 63. Encyclopedia of Toxicology (Second Edition) 64. Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: the International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and 65. Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics 66. Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics 67. Encyclopedia of Modern Optics 68. Encyclopedia of Gerontology (Second Edition) 69. Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development 70. Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference 71. Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy 72. Encyclopedia of Stress (Second Edition) 73. Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology 74. Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, 2nd 75. Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications 76. Encyclopedia of Social Measurement 77. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography 78. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences 79. Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders 80. Comprehensive Natural Products II: Chemistry and Biology 81. Encyclopedia of the Eye 82. Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience 83. International Encyclopedia of Education

84. Comprehensive Toxicology 85. Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering 86. Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior 87. Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology 88. Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources 89. Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry 90. Shreir's Corrosion 4th Edition 91. Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology 92. Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

Encyclopedia of Grain Science
ISBN: 9780127654904 Edited By
Harold Corke, Department of Botany, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Colin Wrigley, Food Science Australia and Wheat CRC, Sydney, Australia
Charles Walker, Department of Grain Science & Industry Shellenbeger, Kansas State University,
The Encyclopedia of Grain Science is an in-depth and authoritative reference covering all
areas of grain science. Coverage includes everything from the genetics of grains to the
commercial, economic and social aspects of this important food source. Also covered are the
biology and chemistry of grains, the applied aspects of grain production and the processing
of grains into various food and beverage products. With the paramount role of cereals as a
global food source, this Encyclopedia is sure to become the standard reference work in the
field of science. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing,
searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking
to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

Contents: Responses to the environment; physiology disorders; physiology and development;
grain composition; grain technology; food production and nutrition; cereal breeding technology;
storage of food grain.
Volumes: Encyclopedia of Grain Science, Three-Volume Set

Encyclopedia of Rose Science
ISBN: 9780122276200 Edited By
Thomas Debener, Institute for Ornamental Plant Breeding, Ahrensburg, Germany
Andrew Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Hospitality and the Head of Food and Beverage, University of
Wales Institute, Cardiff
Serge Gudin, University of Aix-Marseille, France
The Encyclopedia of Rose Science brings together a wealth of information on the rose, long
treasured for its captivating perfumes and splendid colors. Now, more than ever, science
plays a central place in the production of this flower at the center of one of the world's
biggest floricultural industries. A team of internationally renowned experts has contributed
scores of articles, from the history of rose cultivation to discoveries in rose genetics. For
researchers and students, as well as commercial rose growers and breeders, the
Encyclopedia of Rose Science is an invaluable reference. The Encyclopedia of Rose Science is
available online on ScienceDirect .

Features: Extensive browsing and searching across subject, thematic, alphabetical, author and cited author indexes - as applicable to the work. Basic and advanced search functionality within volumes, parts of volumes, or across the whole work. Ability to build, save and re-run searches as well as combine saved searches Internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. All articles are available as full-text HTML files, and as PDF files that can be viewed, downloaded or printed out in their original print format. A dedicated Reference Works navigation tab and homepage on ScienceDirect to enable easy linking from your OPAC or library. VOLUME 1 Anthocyanins bacteria bactericide biotechnologies for breeding breeding cell, tissue
and organ culture classification cross breeding. Cytogenetics disease disease resistance
distribution and ecology dna flavonoids fragrance and pigments fungi fungicide genetics genome
genetics growth regulation history of roses in cultivation
VOLUME 2 Insects And Other Animals Integrated Pest Management Intellectual Property Judging
Molecular Biology Morphology And Anatomy Nutrition Organ Culture Perfume Industry Pest
Resistance Pigments Ploidy Postharvest Physiology Production And Marketing Propagation
Pruning Of Garden Roses, Practical Guidelines Resistance Rootstocks Rose Collections And Trials
Secondary Metabolites Selection Strategies Soil Sickness Sports Taxonomy Tissue Culture Viruses
Appendix 1 Rose Collections And Trials/Awards Appendix 2 Selection Of Refereed Papers
Appendix 3 Rehder's Classification Of Roses Index
VOLUME 3 Appendix 4 Listing Of Rose Names
Encyclopedia of Archaeology
ISBN: 9780125480307 Edited By
Deborah Pearsall, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
Archaeology is a subject that fascinates us. From Egyptian tombs to a frozen Alpine wayfarer,
from cities buried under volcanic ash to stone arrow heads turned up by the plow,
archaeology is in the news and in our backyards. It is paradoxical that a subject that so easily
captures the imagination is so difficult for the serious layman to access. Superficial media
treatments and picture-book atlases and site guides on the one hand, jargon-heavy scholarly
books and narrowly focused articles on the other-there are few ways to learn about the real
world of archaeology outside the college classroom or the dig site. The Encyclopedia of
changes this, in making all aspects of archaeology accessible to a broad
audience of the general scientific community, educators, students, and avocational
archaeologists. Professional archaeologists and anthropologists will also find the
encyclopedia a ready source of up-to-date information on specialities outside their own
expertise. The Encyclopedia of Archaeology encompasses all aspects of archaeology,
including the nature and diversity of archaeology as a scientific discipline, the practice of
archaeology, archaeology in the everyday world, and the future of the discipline. Featured in
the Encyclopedia of Archaeology are articles by leading authors that summarize
archaeological knowledge at the beginning the 21st century, highlighting important sites and
issues, and tracing the development of prehistoric cultures around the globe. No existing
work provides the breadth and depth of coverage as the Encyclopedia of Archaeology. Also
available online via ScienceDirect (2007) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and
internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal
articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy

Contents: Subject Area Contents: Analysis of Artifacts: Ceramics and Lithics; Analysis of Botanical,
Faunal, and Human Remains; Archaeology as a Discipline; Archaeology in the Everyday World;
Burials/Cemeteries; Chronology Building; Divisions of Time and History; DNA and Molecular
Approaches; Ethics; Explanation in Archaeology; Future of Archaeology; Geographic Overviews of
Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific, and the Americas; Goals of Archaeology; Historic Roots;
Interpreting the Record; Inter-Regional Studies; Interpreting the Record; Law; Major Sites and
Problems; Mapping Sites; Methods (Practice of Archaeology); Non-Site Archaeology; Scientific
Archaeology; Site Discovery; Spatial Analysis; Special Conditions; The Archaeologist's Laboratory;
Traditions and Schools of Thought; Underwater ArchaeologySet
Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, 3 Volumes
ISBN: 9780122270505 Edited By
Denis Murphy, University of Glamorgan, UK
Brian Thomas, HRI Wellesbourne, UK
Brian Murray, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
A multi-faceted reference work, the Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences addresses the
core knowledge, theories, and techniques employed by plant scientists, while also
concentrating on applications of these in research and in industry. Plants influence all our
lives as sources of sustenance, fuel and building materials. The Encyclopedia of Applied Plant
is a comprehensive yet succinct publication that covers the application of current
advances in the biological sciences, through which scientists can now better produce
sustainable, safe food, feed and food ingredients, and renewable raw materials for industry
and society. This three-volume set also covers the concerns over continuing advances in the
application of knowledge in the areas of ecology and plant pathology, genetics, physiology,
biochemistry and biotechnology, as well as the ethical issues involved in the use of the
powerful techniques available to modern plant science. An invaluable reference, the
Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences will be an indispensable addition to the library of
anyone involved in the study of plant sciences. The Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences is
available online on ScienceDirect . The print edition price for this reference work does not
include online access. For more information on pricing for access to the online edition, please
review our Licensing Options . The richness and authority of Elsevier reference works is now
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Works on ScienceDirect. Features: Extensive browsing and searching across subject,
thematic, alphabetical, author and cited author indexes - as applicable to the work. Basic and
advanced search functionality within volumes, parts of volumes, or across the whole work.
Ability to build, save and re-run searches as well as combine saved searches. Internal cross-
referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract
databases, making navigation flexible and easy. All articles are available as full-text HTML
files, and as PDF files that can be viewed, downloaded or printed out in their original print
format. A dedicated Reference Works navigation tab and homepage on ScienceDirect to
enable easy linking from your OPAC or library website

Contents: Includes: Abiotic Stresses Biology of Recalcitrant Seeds Crop Improvement and
Biotechnology Environmental Regulation of Growth and Development Ethics Genetics of Crop Improvement Methods in Plant Breeding Organic Farming; Photosynthesis Phytoremediation Plant Diversity and Usage Plant Growth and Development Plant Nutrition Plant Pests and Diseases Plant Tissue Culture Plants and the Environment Pollination (including Insect and Wind Pollination Postharvest Physiology Primary Products Primary Products of Photosynthesis Production Systems/Agronomy Regulators of Growth Secondary Products Seed Development Water Relations of Plants Weeds Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122272356 Edited By
John Fuquay, Mississippi State University, U.S.A.
Hubert Roginski, University of Melbourne, Australia
Patrick Fox, University College Cork, Ireland
The Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences is a complete resource for researchers, students and
practitioners involved in all aspects of dairy science and related food science and technology
areas. Extensively cross-referenced, it covers the core theories, methods, and techniques
employed by dairy scientists. It enables readers to access basic information on topics
peripheral to their own areas, provides a repository of the core information in the area that
can be used to refresh the researcher's own memory, and aids teachers in directing students
to areas relevant to their course work. The Encyclopedia contains information that has been
distilled, organized and presented as a complete reference tool to the user. This four-volume
set includes over 400 articles covering all aspects of dairy science. Included are numerous
figures and tables illustrating the text as well as a color plate section in each volume. The
inclusion of "Further Reading" lists at the end of each article provide easy access to further
information and a guide into the primary literature.

Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122270703 Edited By
Martin Alexander, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.
Joshua Lederberg, The Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.
Barry Bloom, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
David Hopwood, John Innes Centre and AFRC Institute of Plant Science Research, Norwich, UK
Roger Hull, John Innes Center, Norwich, UK
Barbara Iglewski, The University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, U.S.A.
Allen Laskin, Ethigen Corporation, Somerset, NJ, USA
Stephen Oliver, UMIST, Manchester, U.K.
Moselio Schaechter, San Diego State University, CA, USA
William Summers, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.
The First Edition of the Encyclopedia of Microbiology was hailed by leading scientists and
researchers around the world as "excellent," "outstanding," and "impressive." This Second
will serve as an up-to-date version of this reference which has been useful to
academic, industrial, and personal libraries for years. The Encyclopedia of Microbiology,
Second Edition
both challenges and stimulates the reader, and illustrates the importance of
microbiology, a field that cannot be over emphasized in this booming biotechnology age.

Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences, Three-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780124649705 Edited By
M Dikeman, Werner Jensen, Danish Meat Research Institute (retired), Roskilde, Denmark
Carrick Devine, Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand Ltd, Hamilton, New
C Devine, Michael Dikeman, Kansas State University, Kansas, USA
The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences is an impressive and important body of work. Prepared
by an international team of experts, this reference work covers all important aspects of meat
science from stable to table, including animal breeding, physiology and slaughter, meat
preparation, packaging, welfare, and food safety, to name a few. This Encyclopedia further
covers important topics such as food microbiology, meat in human nutrition,
biotechnological advances in breeding and many more. The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences is
an invaluable resource to practitioners of meat science and students alike. Also available
online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-
referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract
databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science, 7-Volume

ISBN: 9780444515162 Edited By
Kostas Iatrou, National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Athens, Greece
Lawrence Gilbert, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.
Sarjeet Gill, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
The important developments and achievements in modern insect science since the first
edition have led to this new revised, expanded and retitled reference work. New chapters in
this edition include the ecdysone receptor, lipocalins, bacterial toxins, etc. Each article may
also be read independently, as a review of that particular subject. Comprehensive Molecular
Insect Science
also covers new technologies that have been developed since 1985. The Index
Volume will help researchers to track specific subjects and particular species of insects cited
in several volumes. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing,
searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking
to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy

Volume 1 - Reproduction and Development.
Volume 2 - Development.
Volume 3 - Endocrinology.
Volume 4 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Volume 5 - Pharmacology.
Volume 6 - Control.
Volume 7 - Indexes.
Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 10-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780122270550 Edited by

Benjamin Caballero, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, U.S.A.
Luiz Trugo, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paul Finglas, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, U.K.
The Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Second Edition is an extensively revised,
expanded and updated version of the successful eight-volume Encyclopedia of Food Science,
Food Technology and Nutrition
(1993). Comprising ten volumes, this new edition provides a
comprehensive coverage of the fields of food science, food technology, and nutrition. Every
article is thorough in its coverage, the writing is succinct and straightforward, and the work
presents the reader with the best available summary and conclusions on each topic. Easy to
use, meticulously organized, and written from a truly international perspective, the
Encyclopedia is an invaluable reference tool. An essential item on the bookshelf for every
scientist or writer working in the fields of food and nutrition

Contents:Alcohol Antioxidants Body Composition Bread Cadmium Carbohydrates Cellulose
Cheeses Chilled Storage Cholesterol Coffee Colors Computer Application Contamination Dairy
Products Diabetes Drying Eating Habits Emulsifiers Enzymes Essential Oils Ethnic Foods Exercise
Fat Substitutes Fatty Acids Fermented Foods Fish Flavor Compounds Food Additives Food
Poisoning Food Labeling Food Production Food Safety Freezing Fruits Functional Foods
Genetically Modified Foods Herbs Insect Pests Legislation Listeria Low-fat Foods Malnutrition
Malt Meat Microscopy Milk Obesity Packaging Parasites Pasteurization Poultry Preservatives
Protein Rice Sensory Evaluation Shellfish Soy Spoilage Starch Sugar Vegetable Oils Vegetarian
Diets Vitamins Water Whey Wines Yoghurt . .and more!
Encyclopedia of Hormones, Three-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123411037 Edited By
Helen Henry, University of California, Riverside, U.S.A.
Anthony Norman, University of California, Riverside, U.S.A.
The Encyclopedia of Hormones is a comprehensive reference work on hormones in
vertebrate, invertebrate, and plant systems. It covers all aspects of hormones: their chemical
structure and biological synthesis; the major physiological systems in which they operate; the
cellular and subcellular site of their action; the nature of the signal transduction mechanisms
used in the hormone's action; and the biological consequences of an excess or deficiency of
the hormone. Each contributor is an expert in his or her field and has been recruited by one of
14 Associate Editors. The 300 articles that comprise this encyclopedia are arranged
alphabetically. Each entry begins with a glossary of key terms that are compiled into a
complete glossary for the entire work. Additionally, each entry includes 10-15 recent
references to provide the reader with an entry into the scientific literature. The Encyclopedia
of Hormones
is sure to be a valuable reference work for students and professional
researchers interested in any aspect of the control of biological systems by hormonal signals.

Contents: Apoptosis Calcium Signaling Cancer Cells and Progrowth/Prosurvival Signaling Activin
Receptor Signaling Cytokines and Anterior Pituitary Function Eating Disorders Fetal-Placental
Unit Hormone Production Gastrointestinal Hormone (GI) Regulated Signal Transduction
Extracellular Matrix and Follicle Development Growth Hormone (GH) Hypoglycemia in Diabetes
Insulin Gene Regulation Interleukin (IL)-1 Juvenile Hormone Production: Role of Neuropeptides
Leukemia Inhibitory Factor (LIF) Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) Neuroactive Steroids Neuropeptide Y
(NPY) Parathyroid Hormone Sex Hormones and the Immune System Stem Cell Factor Stress and
Reproduction Thyroid and Reproduction Type-1 Diabetes Vasopressin (AVP) Vitamin D
Deficiency, Rickets and Osteomalacia Wnt Protein Family
Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry, Four-Volume
ISBN: 9780124437104 Edited By
William Lennarz, State University of New York, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology,
Stony Brook, U.S.A.
M. Lane, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Paul Modrich, Department of Biochemistry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North
Carolina, USA
Jack Dixon
Ernesto Carafoli
John Exton
Don Cleveland
Written for a broad, cross-disciplinary audience, the Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry
addresses the fundamental discipline of biological chemistry underlying virtually all of the life
sciences. This compilation of more than 500 different entries encompasses all aspects of
biochemistry, as well as the extensions of this subject into the related fields of molecular
biology, cell biology, genetics and biophysics. This comprehensive encyclopedia covers all
areas of biological chemistry written by more than 500 selected international experts.
Articles are generously illustrated including more than 800 images in four-color. Each entry
contains a clear, concise review of the topic along with illustrations, a glossary of technical
terms and a section for additional reading. Each entry further contains general background
and term definitions as well as a comprehensive review of the current research in the field.
Students, science journalists and scientists seeking a concise introduction to specific topics
will appreciate the clear, tabular format of each entry. Also available online via ScienceDirect
– featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in
the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation
flexible and easy.

Contents: ABC Transporters Abscisic Acid (ABA) Actin Assembly/Disassembly Actin Capping and
Severing Proteins Actin-Related Proteins Adenosine Receptors Adenylyl Cyclases Adrenergic
Receptors Affinity Chromatography Affinity Tags for Protein Purification Allosteric Regulation
Alternative Splicing: Regulation of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor (FGFR) Alternative Splicing:
Regulation of Sex Determination in Drosophila melanogaster Amine Oxidases Amino Acid
Metabolism Aminopeptidases Amyloid Anaplerosis Angiotensin Receptors ara Operon ARF Family
Proteins Aspartic Proteases ATP Synthesis in Plant Mitochondria: Substrates, Inhibitors,
Uncouplers ATP Synthesis: Mitochondrial Cyanide-Resistant Terminal Oxidases Autophagy in
Fungi and Mammals Bax and Bcl2 Cell Death Enhancers and Inhibitors B-Cell Antigen Receptor
Bile Salts and Their Metabolism Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary Bioenergetics: General Definition of
Principles Biotin Biotinylation of Proteins Bradykinin Receptors Branched-Chain -Ketoacids
Brassinosteroids B12-Containing Enzymes Cadherin Signaling Cadherin-Mediated Cell CCell
Adhesion Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide.many more.
Encyclopedia of Genetics, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122270802 Edited By
Sydney Brenner, Institute of Molecular Scieces, Berkeley, Califoria, U.S.A.
Jeffrey Miller, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
The Encyclopedia of Genetics provides the most complete and authoritative coverage of
genetics ever published. Dr. Sydney Brenner, the 2002 Nobel Prize winner for Physiology or
Medicine, and Professor Jeffrey H. Miller of UCLA have gathered the world's top geneticists to
contribute to this outstanding collection. Diverse information is compiled into a single,
comprehensive source, containing a clear presentation of cutting-edge knowledge. Easy-to-
use and well-organized, the Encyclopedia of Genetics is an invaluable reference work for
everyone from the academic researcher to the educated layperson.

Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry,
Three-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122266805 Edited By

George Tranter, GlaxoWellcome Medicines Research, Beckenham, UK
John Holmes, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
George E. Tranter, Chiralabs Limited
John Lindon, Imperial College London
The Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry provides authoritative and
comprehensive coverage of the whole topic of spectroscopy, from theory to applications.
Short articles, each covering one aspect of spectroscopy, provide the professional
spectroscopist working in academia or industry with the essential facts and background on
areas of spectroscopy peripheral to their own. A list of further reading at the end of each
article directs the reader to the level of detail required for professional purposes. Articles are
arranged alphabetically, each having been named to facilitate logical access by the reader.
Each article is flagged as to which area of spectroscopy it covers ("Mass Spectroscopy,"
"Magnetic Resonance," etc.) and whether it covers theory, methods and instrumentation, or
applications. Users can refer to an alphabetical article listing, or to a listing arranged
according to subject area to locate articles. Further reading lists at the end of each article
allow easy access to the primary literature. Extensive cross-referencing, a complete subject
index, numerous figures, and color plates are included in each volume. Initial access to the
online version offering extensive hypertext linking and advanced search tools is available to
buyers of the print edition. Ongoing access is maintained for a minimum annual fee.

Contents: Atmospheric Pressure Ionisation in Mass Spectrometry. Atomic Absorption, Methods
& Instrumentation. Atomic Absorption, Theory. Atomic Emission and Fluorescence, Theory.
Atomic Emission, Methods & Instrumentation. Atomic Fluorescence, Methods &
Instrumentation. Atomic Spectroscopy, Historical Perspective. ATR and Reflectance IR
Spectroscopy, Applications. Biochemical Applications of Fluorescence Spectroscopy. Biochemical
Applications of Mass Spectrometry. Biochemical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy. Biofluids
Studied by NMR. Biological Applications of EPR. Biological Applications of IR Spectroscopy.
Biomacromolecular Applications of Circular Dichroism and ORD. Biomacromolecular Applications
of UV-visible Absorption Spectroscopy. Biomedical Applications of Atomic Spectroscopy. C13
NMR in Solution, Applications. C13 NMR Methods. C13 NMR Parameter Survey. Calibration and
Reference Systems (Regulatory Authorities). Carbohydrates Studied by NMR. Cells Studied by
NMR. Chemical Applications of EPR. Chemical Exchange Effects in NMR. Chemical Ionisation in
Mass Spectrometry. Chemical Reactions Studied by Electronic Spectroscopy. Chemical Shift and
Relaxation Reagents in NMR. Chemical Structure Information from Mass Spectrometry. Chemical
Studies Using IR. Chemicals and Solvents, Applications of Atomic Spectroscopy. Chiroptical
Spectroscopy, Orientated Molecules and Anisotropic Systems…many more…
Comprehensive Glycoscience, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780444519672 Edited by
J. Kamerling, Department of Bio-Organic Chemistry, Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research,
Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
G.-J. Boons, University of Georgia, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Athens, GA, USA
Y. Lee, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
A. Suzuki, Supra-Biomolecular System Research Group, Frontier Research System Riken,
Hirosawa, Wako-Shi, Saitama, Japan
N. Taniguchi, Osaka University Medical School / Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,
Yamadaoka Suita, Osaka, Japan
A.G.J. Voragen, c/o Landbouwuniversiteit Wageningen, Levensmiddelentechnologie, Sectie
Levensmiddelenchemie en Microbiologie, Bomenweg 2, 6703 HD Wageningen, The Netherlands
Carbohydrates are an important part of life and are present in bacteria, fungi, viruses, yeast, plants, animals and humans. The rapid expansion of chemistry and glycobiology over the last few years has provided many new, imaginative and efficient techniques which provide further insight into the structures and biological interactions of carbohydrates and glycostructures.This work has a very broad scope and will appeal to a wide audience as it explores the interactions between biology, chemistry and molecular biology towards understanding, synthesising and developing glycoproteins, glycolipids, proteoglyans and polysaccharides, which are important molecules in nature for controlling health and disease and food and feed. Glycocompounds reviewed include: oligosaccharides, polysaccharides, glycoproteins, glycolipids, glycoconjugates, lectins, cellulose, pectins and starch. Topics covered include: spectroscopy, nomenclature, structures, synthesis, biosynthesis, molecular interactions, degradation, biochemistry, glycobiology, glycotherapeutics and diseases. Contents:
Volume 1: Introduction to Glycoscience / Synthesis of Carbohydrates Volume 2: Analysis of Glycans / Polysaccharide Functional Properties Volume 3: Biochemistry of Glycoconjugate Glycans / Carbohydrate-Mediated Interactions Volume 4: Cell Glycobiology and Development / Health and Disease in Glycomedicine Comprehensive Chemometrics
ISBN: 9780444527011 Edited By
Steven Brown, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, USA
Rom Tauler, Institute of Chemical and Environmental Research, CSIC, Spain
Beata Walczak, Department of Chemometrics, Institute of Chemistry, University of Silesia,
Contents: Statistics; Experimental Design; Optimization; Data preprocessing; Linear soft-
modeling; Unsupervised Data Mining; Linear Regression Modeling; Non-linear Regression;
Classification; Feature Selection; Multivariate Robust Techniques; Applications
Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III, 15-Volume

ISBN: 9780080449920 Edited By
Alan Katritzky, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Christopher Ramsden, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
Eric Scriven, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Richard Taylor, University of York, York, UK
Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III (CHEC-III) is a new 15-volume reference work which provides the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in heterocyclic ring systems. Since publishing in 1984, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry (CHEC) has become the standard work on the subject, indispensable to all serious readers in the interdisciplinary areas where heterocycles are employed. CHEC-III builds on and complements the material in CHEC and CHEC-II and is designed to be used both alone and in conjunction with these two works. Written by leading scientists who have evaluated and summarized the most important data published over the last decade, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III will be an invaluable addition to the reference library of those working with heterocyclic ring systems. Contents: CHEC III is organized in 15 Volumes and closely follows the organization used in the
previous edition:
Volumes 1 and 2:
Cover respectively three- and four-membered heterocycles, together with all fused systems
containing a three- or four-membered heterocyclic ring.
Volume 3:
Five-membered rings with one heteroatom together with their benzo- and other carbocyclic-
fused derivatives.
Volumes 4, 5 and 6:
Cover five-membered rings with two heteroatoms, and three or more heteroatoms, respectively,
each with their fused carbocyclic compounds.
Volumes 7, 8 and 9:
Dedicated to six-membered rings with one, two, and more than two heteroatoms, respectively,
again with the corresponding fused carbocylic compounds.
Volumes 10, 11 and 12:
Cover systems containing at least two directly fused heterocyclic five- and/or six-membered
rings: of these Volume 10 deals with bi-heterocyclic rings without a ring junction heteroatom,
and Volume 11 deals with 5:5 and 5:6 fused rings systems with at least one ring junction
nitrogen, while Volume 12 is devoted to all other systems of five and/or six-membered fused or
spiro heterocyclic rings with ring junction heteroatoms.
Volumes 13 and 14:
Seven-membered and larger heterocyclic rings including all their fused derivatives (except those
containing three- or four-membered heterocyclic rings which are included in Volume 1 and 2,
Volume 15:
Author, ring and subject indexes.
Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry II, 14-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780080465197 Edited By
E.W. Abel, University of Exeter, UK
G. Wilkinson, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, UK
F.G.A. Stone, Baylor University, USA
Covers the literature in depth from 1982-1994, thus building on the original nine volumes • 14 volume set • 8750 pages approx • Volumes 1-9 provide a detailed account of the organic chemistry of both main group and transition elements • Volume 10 deals with compounds containing heteronuclear metal-metal bonds • Volume 11 describes the use of main group organometallic compounds in organic synthesis • Volume 12 is devoted to the use of transition metal orgnometallic compounds in organic synthesis • Volume 13 consists of a comprehensive index of all organometallic structures studied by diffraction methods • Volume 14 contains subject and formula indexes covering Volumes 1-12 Contents:
Volume 1 - Lithium, Beryllium and Boron Groups Volume 2 - Silicon Group, Arsenic, Antimony and Bismuth Volume 3 - Copper and Zinc Groups Volume 4 - Scandium, Yttrium, Lanthanides and Actinides and Titanium, Zirconium and Hafnium Volume 5 - Vanadium and Chromium Groups Volume 6 - Manganese Group Volume 7 - Iron, Ruthenium and Osmium Volume 8 - Cobalt, Rhodium and Iridium Volume 9 - Nickel, Palladium and Platinum Voulme 10 - Heteronuclear Metal—Metal Bonds Volume 11 - Main-group Metal Organometallics in Organic Synthesis Volume 12 - Transition Metal Organometallics in Organic Synthesis Volume 13 - Structure Index Volume 14 - Index Volume (Formula Index/Subject Index) Encyclopedia of Separation Science, Ten-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122267703 Edited By
Colin Poole, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Ian Wilson, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Alderley Park, U.K.
Michael Cooke, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
The Encyclopedia of Separation Science is the most comprehensive resource available on the
theory, techniques, and applications of separation science. The work presents information on
three levels. The first volume contains Level 1, which provides a broad overview of the theory
of the 12 main categories of separation techniques. Volumes 2-4 (Level 2) expand coverage
with detailed theoretical and technical descriptions of particular techniques. The remaining
Volumes 5-9 (Level 3) cover applications of these techniques from the micro to the macro,
and also from the analytical laboratory bench to large-scale industrial processes. Volume 10
consists mainly of the index. Initial access to the online version offering extensive hypertext
linking and advanced search tools is available with purchase. Ongoing access is maintained
for a minimum annual fee. The Encyclopedia of Separation Science is the first truly
comprehensive work covering the whole of separation theory, methods, and techniques. This
encyclopedia will be invaluable to researchers and professionals across a wide range of areas
in academia and industry.

Level I: Overviews
Affinity Separation. Centrifugation. Chromatography. Crystallisation. Distillation. Electrophoresis.
Extraction. Flotation. Ion Exchange. Mass Spectrometry. Membrane Separations. Particle Size
Level II: Methods and Instrumentation
Affinity Separation. Centrifugation. Chromatography. Chromatography: Gas. Chromatography:
Liquid. Chromatography: Supercritical Fluid. Chromatography: Thin-Layer (Planar). Crystallisation.
Distillation. Electrophoresis. Extraction. Membrane Separations. Particle Size Separation.
Level III: Practical Applications
Acids. Aflatoxins and Mycotoxins. Air Liquefaction: Distillation. Airborne Samples: Solid Phase
Extraction. Alcohol and Biological Markers of Alcohol Abuse: Gas Chromatography. Alcohol
Beverages: Distillation. Aldehydes and Ketones: Gas Chromatography. Allergens in Perfumes: Gas
Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Amines: Gas Chromatography. Amino Acids. Amino Acids
and Derivatives: Chiral Separations. Amino Acids and Peptides: Capillary Electrophoresis.
Anaesthetic Mixtures: Gas Chromatography. Analytical Applications: Distillation. Anion
Exchangers for Water Treatment: Ion Exchange. Antibiotics. Archaeology: Uses of
Chromatography in. Aromas: Gas Chromatography. Art Conservation.
Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry II, Eight-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780080450445 Edited By
David Triggle, The State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
John Taylor, Former Senior Vice-President Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Worldwide, UK
The first edition of Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry was published in 1990 and was very
well received. Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry II is much more than a simple updating
of the contents of the first edition. Completely revised and expanded, this new edition has
been refocused to reflect the significant developments and changes over the past decade in
genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening
and pharmacology, and more. The content comprises the most up-to-date, authoritative and
comprehensive reference text on contemporary medicinal chemistry and drug research,
covering major therapeutic classes and targets, research strategy and organisation, high-
throughput technologies, computer-assisted design, ADME and selected case histories. It is
this coverage of the strategy, technologies, principles and applications of medicinal chemistry
in a single work that will make Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry II a unique work of
reference and a single point of entry to the literature for pharmaceutical and biotechnology
scientists of all disciplines and for many industry executives as well. Also available online via
ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-
referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract
databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

Volume 1 Global Perspective (P. Kennewell). Volume 2 Research and Development (W.H. Moos). Volume 3 Technologies (H. Kubinyi). Volume 4 Computer-Assisted Drug Design (J.S. Mason). Volume 5 ADME-Tox Approaches (B. Testa and H. van de Waterbeemd). Volume 6 Therapeutic Areas I (M. Williams). Volume 7 Therapeutic Areas II (J. Plattner and M.C. Desai). Volume 8 Case Histories and Cumulative Subject Index (J.B. Taylor and D.J. Triggle). Encyclopedia of Analytical Science (Second Edition)
ISBN: 9780123693976 Edited By

Alan Townshend, University of Hull, Department of Chemistry, United Kingdom
ul Worsfold, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, U.K.
Colin Poole, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
As with the first edition of the Encyclopedia of Analytical Science, this second edition is designed to provide a detailed and comprehensive publication covering all facets of the science and practice of analysis. The new work has been extensively revised in terms of the titles and content of the first edition, and includes comprehensive coverage of techniques used for the determination of specific elements, compounds and groups of compounds, in physical or biological matrices. It addresses applications of chemical analysis in all areas, ranging from such topics as medicine to environmental science, and geology to food science. Important characterisation techniques, such as microscopy and surface analysis are also included. The complete work consists of around 610 articles, each consisting of about 4000 words, figures and summary tables. These articles are combined to form larger entries providing comprehensive coverage of important topics and assisting the reader in locating material of interest. The entries are arranged in an A to Z format providing a final publication of about two and a half million words in ten volumes. The articles are structured to allow easy access to information on specific analytes, instrumental techniques and sample matrices. There is extensive cross-referencing throughout the Encyclopedia and a detailed index. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents:
Activation analysis. Adhesives and Sealants. Air analysis. Alkaloids. Amino Acids. Amperometry. Amplification Reactions. Analytical reagents. Archaeometry and antique analysis. Arsenic (speciation). Asbestos. Atomic absorption spectrometry. Atomic emission spectrometry. Atomic fluorescence spectrometry. Atomic Mass Spectrometry. Bioassays. Bioluminescence. Bleaches and Sterilants. Blood and Plasma. Buffer Solutions. Building materials. Cadmium (speciation). Capillary Electrochromatography. Capillary Electrophoresis. Carbohydrates. Carbon. Cement. Centrifugation. Ceramics. Cerebrospinal Fluid. Chemical Warfare Agents. Chemiluminescence. Chemometrics. Chiroptical Analysis. Chlorofluorocarbons and other halocarbons. Chromatography. Clinical analysis. Coal and Coke. Colour Measurement. Computer Modelling. Conductimetry and oscillometry. Cosmetics and Toiletries Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III
ISBN: 9780080450476 Edited By

Robert Crabtree, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
ike Mingos, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry, 3rd Edition (COMC-III), is aimed at the specialist
and non-specialist alike. It covers the major developments in the field in a carefully presented
way with extensive cross-references. COMC-III provides a clear and comprehensive overview
of developments since 1993 and attempts to predict trends in the field over the next ten
years. Applications of organometallic chemistry continue to expand and this has been
reflected by the significant increase in the number of volumes devoted to applications in
COMC-III. Organic chemists have edited the volumes on organometallic chemistry towards
organic synthesis - this is now organized by reaction type so as to be readily accessible to the
organic community. Like its predecessors, COMC (1982) and COMC-II (1995), this new work is
the essential reference text for any chemist or technologist who needs to use or apply
organometallic compounds. Also available online via ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring
extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work,
plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible
and easy.

Volume 1. Fundamentals (G. Parkin). Volume 2. Compounds of Groups (K. Meyer). Volume 3. Compounds of Groups 13 to 15 (C.E. Housecroft). Volume 4. Compounds of Groups 3 to 4 and the f elements (M. Bochmann). Volume 5. Compounds of Groups 5 to 7 (K.H. Theopold). Volume 6. Compounds of Group 8 (M.I. Bruce). Volume 7. Compounds of Group 9 (C. Claver). Volume 8. Compounds of Group 10 (A. Canty). Volume 9. Applications I: Main Group Compounds in Organic Synthesis (P. Knochel). Volume 10. Applications II: Transition Metal Compounds in Organic Synthesis 1 (Iwao Ojima). Volume 11. Applications II: Transition Metal Compounds in Organic Synthesis 2 (Tamejiro Hiyama). Volume 12. Applications III: Functional Materials, Environmental and Biological Applications (D. O'Hare). Volume 13. Cumulative Indexes Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II
ISBN: 9780080437484 Edited By

J. A. McCleverty, University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K.
T .J. Meyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, U.S.A.
Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II (CCC II) is the sequel to what has become a classic in the field, Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry, published in 1987. CCC II builds on the first and surveys new developments authoritatively in over 200 newly comissioned chapters, with an emphasis on current trends in biology, materials science and other areas of contemporary scientific interest. Contents:
Volume 1: Fundamentals: Ligands, Complexes, Synthesis, Purification, and Structure Section I:
Section II: Synthesis, Purification, and Characterization of Coordination Compounds
Section III: Reactions of Coordinated Ligands
Section IV: Stereochemistry, Structure, and Crystal Engineering
Section V: New Synthetic Methods
Volume 2: Fundamentals: Physical Methods, Theoretical Analysis, and Case Studies Section I:
Physical Methods
Section II: Theoretical Models, Computational Methods, and Simulation
Section III: Software
Section IV: Case Studies
Volume 3: Coordination Chemistry of the s, p, and f Metals
Volume 4: Transition Metal Groups 3?6
Volume 5: Transition Metal Groups 7 and 8
Volume 6: Transition Metal Groups 9?12
Volume 7: From the Molecular to the Nanoscale: Synthesis, Structure, and Properties
Volume 8: Bio-coordination Chemistry
Volume 9: Applications of Coordination Chemistry
Volume 10: Indexes
Comprehensive Organic Functional Group
Transformations II

ISBN: 9780080446554 Edited By

Alan Katritzky, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
ichard Taylor, University of York, York, UK
Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations II (COFGT-II) will provide the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in chemical transformations. Presenting the vast subject of organic synthesis in terms of the introduction and interconversion of all known functional groups, COFGT-II provides a unique information source documenting all methods of efficiently performing a particular transformation. Organised by the functional group formed, COFGT-II consists of 144 specialist reviews, written by leading scientists who evaluate and summarise the methods available for each functional group transformation. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents:
Volume 1 Carbon with No Attached Heteroatoms
Volume 2 Carbon with One Heteroatom Attached by a Single Bond.
Volume 3 Carbon with One Heteroatom Attached by a Multiple Bond.
Volume 4 Carbon with Two Heteroatoms, Each Attached by a Single Bond.
Volume 5 Carbon with Two Attached Heteroatoms with at Least One Carbon-to-Heteroatom
Multiple Link.

Volume 6 Synthesis: Carbon with Three or Four Attached Heteroatoms.
Volume 7 Indexes
Encyclopedia of Information Systems, Four-Volume

ISBN: 9780122272400 Edited By

Hossein Bidgoli, California State University, Bakersfield, U.S.A.
The Encyclopedia of Information Systems provides essential answers to questions

increasingly asked by people in all walks of life. People can no longer claim that information
about computer viruses, for example, is unimportant to their work, or that advances in
speech recognition and encryption will leave them unaffected. The Encyclopedia is therefore
more useful than one might suspect to people well beyond the walls of information systems
departments. Offering both general and technical information about major elements, issues,
opinions, and key studies, as well as cross-references to related subjects, it captures the
dynamic growth and complexity unique to our era.

Accounting Advertising and Marketing in Electronic Commerce Automata Theory Benchmarking Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce C and C++ COBOL Cohesion, Coupling, and Abstraction Compiler Computer History Computer Viruses Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Continuous System Simulation Control and Auditing Copyright Laws Corporate Planning Cost / Benefit Analysis Crime, Use of Computers in Cybernetics Data Compression Data Envelopment Analysis Data Flow Diagrams Data Mining Data Modeling - Entity-Relationship Data Model Data Modeling - Object-Oriented Data Model Data versus Information Data Warehousing and Data Marts Database Administration Database Development Process Database Machines Decision Making Approach Decision Support Systems Decision Theory Desktop Publishing Developing Nations Digital Divide, The Digital Goods Disaster Recovery Simulation Distributed Databases Documentation for Software and IS Development Economic Impacts of Information Technology Education Electronic Commerce Electronic Commerce, Infrastructure for Electronic Data Interchange Electronic Mail Electronic Payment Systems Encryption End User Computing Concepts End User Computing Tools End User Computing, Managing Engineering, Artificial Intelligence in Enterprise Computing Enterprise Resource Planning Error Detecting and Correcting Codes Ethical Issues Ethical Issues in Artificial Intelligence Executive Information Systems Expert Systems Expert Systems Construction Extranets Firewalls Flowcharting Techniques Forensics FORTRAN Frame Relay Future of Information Systems Fuzzy Logic Systems Game Theory Genetic Algorithms Geographic Information Systems Geographic Information Systems in Real Estate Global Information Systems Globalisation Goal Programming Group Support Systems and Electronic Meeting Systems GroupWare Healthcare, Information Systems and Human Resource Information Systems… Encyclopedia of Inland Waters
ISBN: 9780123706263 Edited By

Gene Likens, Distinguished Senior Scientist, The Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Milbrook, New
York, U
Inland aquatic habitats occur world-wide at all scales from marshes, swamps and temporary puddles, to ponds, lakes and inland seas; from streams and creeks to rolling rivers. Vital for biological diversity, ecosystem function and as resources for human life, commerce and leisure, inland waters are a vital component of life on Earth. The Encyclopedia of Inland Waters describes and explains all the basic features of the subject, from water chemistry and physics, to the biology of aquatic creatures and the complex function and balance of aquatic ecosystems of varying size and complexity. Used and abused as an essential resource, it is vital that we understand and manage them as much as we appreciate and enjoy them. This extraordinary reference brings together the very best research to provide the basic and advanced information necessary for scientists to understand these ecosystems - and for water resource managers and consultants to manage and protect them for future generations. Encyclopedic reference to Limnology - a key core subject in ecology taught as a specialist course in universities. Over 240 topic related articles cover the field. Gene Likens is a renowned limnologist and conservationist, Emeritus Director of the Institute of Ecosystems Research, elected member of the American Philosophical Society and recipient of the 2001 National Medal of Science . Subject Section Editors and authors include the very best research workers in the field Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition)
ISBN: 9780123744739 Edited By

John Steele, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Steve Thorpe, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, and Bangor University, U.K.
Karl Turekian, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences 2e is a new 6-volume online reference work, pulling together all the key information in one source from the leading publisher in the field. This second edition is online, offering the user greater flexibility, accessibility, and most importantly, usability with 24 hour access, multi-user access, remote access and excellent search functionality. Structured for success, each article contains a glossary, an introduction, a reference section and a wealth of cross-referenced links to premium and related material all accessible in a mouse-click, making complicated, time consuming research a thing of the past. Approximately 500 articles covering the breadth and depth of the field with over 30% new and updated content reflecting the latest research Greater coverage of climate, remote sensing, and data modeling, with greater consideration of economic and political aspects provides a broad view of the field Structured for success, each article contains an introduction, a reference section, a glossary and a wealth of cross references to premium related journal and book content Encyclopedia of Geology, Five Volume Set, 1-5
ISBN: 9780123693969 Edited By

Richard Selley, Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Royal School of Mines, Imperial
College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, UK Robin Cocks, Department of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
Ian Plimer, School of Earth Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
This unrivalled, five-volume reference work covers all aspects of geology including earth
history, earth materials, surface processes, regional geology, economic geology, engineering
geology, petroleum geology, geochemical and mineral exploration, and the history of
geology. The techniques of remote sensing and other tools of investigation that have
advanced rapidly over the last few decades are described in detail. Encyclopedia of Geology
is divided into 340 articles, each covering one aspect of geology. The concepts and theory are
explained at a level that allows undergraduates and educated lay people to understand
them. The reference has been planned and structured to provide the user with a
comprehensive coverage of the core knowledge in each area. It will become the reference of
choice for today's geologists and beyond. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring
extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work,
plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible
and easy.

Preliminary Contents (Main topics are listed and covered by multiple articles): Applied Geology.
Earth History. Earth Materials. Earth Processes. Engineering Geology. Environmental Geology.
Geological Engineering. Geology: Tools of Investigation. History of Geology. Life on Earth.
Metamorphic Rocks. Mining Geology. Petroleum Geology. Regional Geology. Silicates. Surface
Processes. The Earth in Space. Vertebrate Palaeontology.
Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science
ISBN: 9780444527479 Edited By
S.A. Elias, Royal Holloway, University of London, U.K.

The quaternary sciences constitute a dynamic, multidisciplinary field of research that has
been growing in scientific and societal importance in recent years. This branch of the Earth
sciences links ancient prehistory to modern environments. Quaternary terrestrial sediments
contain the fossil remains of existing species of flora and fauna, and their immediate
predecessors. Quaternary science plays an integral part in such important issues for modern
society as groundwater resources and contamination, sea level change, geologic hazards
(earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis), and soil erosion. With over 360 articles and
2,600 pages, many in full-color, the Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science provides broad
ranging, up-to-date articles on all of the major topics in the field. Written by a team of
leading experts and under the guidance of an international editorial board, the articles are at
a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing
active researchers with the latest information in the field. Also available online via
ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-
referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract
databases, making navigation flexible and easy

Contents: There will be at least 17 major sections with the following Section Editors: –
Quaternary Climate Change (Cary Mock, University of South Carolina, USA) – Dating Quaternary
Events (Tim Jull, University of Arizona, USA) – Quaternary Stratigraphy (Brad Pillans, Australian
National University, Australia) – Glacial Landforms (David Evans, University of Durham, UK) –
Fluvial and Deltaic Environments (Tornbjorn Tornqvist, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA) –
History of Quaternary Glaciations (Phil Gibbard and Juergen Ehlers, University of Cambridge, UK
and Geologisches Landesamt, Germany) – Quaternary Sea Level (Ian Shennan, University of
Durham, UK) – Paleosols and Windblown Sediments (Dan Muhs, US Geological Survey, USA) –
Lake Level Studies (Mary Edwards, University of Cambridge, UK) – Quaternary Paleobotany
(Richard Bradshaw, Geological Survey of Denmark, Denmark) – Paleolimnology (Marianne
Douglas, University of Toronto, Canada) – Quaternary Vertebrate Records (Danielle Schreve,
University of London, UK) – Insect Fossils (Scott Elias, University of London, UK) –
Paleoceanography (David Anderson, NOAA Paleoclimate Office, USA) – Ice Core Records (Ed
Brook, Oregon State University, USA) – Non-marine stable isotopes (Henry Schwarcz, McMaster
University, Canada) – Humans in the Quaternary (Clive Gamble, University of London, UK)
Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, Six-Volume

ISBN: 9780122270901 Edited By

James Holton, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.
John Pyle, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Judith Curry, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
This authoritative resource covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences?including both theory
and applications. Nearly 350 articles and over 1,900 figures and photographs are presented,
many in full-color. The Encyclopedia is an ideal resource for academia, government, and
industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences. It is written at a
level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active
researchers with the latest information in the field. The Encyclopedia of Atmospheric
has been developed alongside the award-winning Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences.
Together these references provide readers with a comprehensive resource and a link between
these two fields.

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, Six-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122274305 Edited By

John Steele, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Steve Thorpe, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, and Bangor University, U.K.
Karl Turekian, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
The Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences is the most current, authoritative, and comprehensive
resource on the science of the oceans. This ambitious work includes contributions from
leading scientists around the world on the physical processes that drive the oceans and the
chemical, biological, and geological disciplines. The Encyclopedia also covers ancillary topics
such as ocean technology, law of the oceans, global programs, marine policy, the use of the
oceans for food and energy, and the impact of pollution and climate changes. The many
different methods used to study the oceans are covered, from ship-based systems to satellite
remote sensing. Users will enjoy easy access to more than 400 articles, each approximately
3000-4000 words in length with further reading lists and extensive cross referencing. Each
article provides comprehensive coverage of a particular topic, and is designed for a wide
audience of students, academics, researchers, and professionals. The articles are written at a
level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active
researchers with the latest technical information

Treatise on Geophysics, 11-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780444527486 Edited By

Gerald Schubert, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
The Treatise on Geophysics is the only comprehensive, state-of-the-art, and integrated
summary of the present state of geophysics. Offering an array of articles from some of the
top scientists around the world, this 11-volume work deals with all major parts of Solid-Earth
Geophysics, including a volume on the terrestrial planets and moons in our solar system. This
major reference work will aid researchers, advanced undergrad and graduate students, as
well as professionals in cutting-edge research that can be conducted easily, with all the
relevant information that they need right at their fingertips.

Volume 1 - Seismology and Structure of the Earth
Volume 2 - Mineral Physics
Volume 3 - Geodesy
Volume 4 - Earthquake Seismology
Volume 5 - Geomagnetism
Volume 6 - Crustal and Lithosphere Dynamics
Volume 7 - Mantle Dynamics
Volume 8 - Core Dynamics
Volume 9 - Evolution of the Earth
Volume 10 - Planets and Moons
Volume 11 - Index Volume

Treatise on Geochemistry, Ten Volume Set, 1-10
ISBN: 9780080437514 Edited By

K.K. Turekian, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
H.D. Holland, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA,
The Treatise on Geochemistry is the first work providing a comprehensive, integrated summarry of the present state of geochemistry. It deals with all the major subjects in the field, ranging from the chemistry of the solar system to environmental geochemistry. The Treatise on Geochemistry has drawn on the expertise of outstanding scientists throughout the world, creating the reference work in geochemistry for the next decade. Each volume consists of fifteen to twenty-five chapters written by recognized authorities in their fields, and chosen by the Volume Editors in consultation with the Executive Editors. Particular emphasis has been placed on integrating the subject matter of the individual chapters and volumes. Elsevier also offers the Treatise on Geochemistry in electronic format via the online platform ScienceDirect , the most comprehensive database of academic research on the Internet today, enhanced by a suite of sophisticated linking, searching and retrieval tools. Encyclopedia of Energy
ISBN: 9780121764807 Edited By

Robert Ayres, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, FRANCE
Cutler J. Cleveland, Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Boston University,
Robert Costanza, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA
Cutler J. Cleveland, Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Boston University,
Jose Goldemberg, Universidade de SaoPaulo,Goldemberg, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Marija Ilic, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie, USA
Eberhard Jochem, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Robert Kaufmann, Boston University, Boston, USA
Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Colorado, USA
Mohan Munasinghe, Munasinghe Institute of Development, Colombo, SRI LANKA
R Pachauri, Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi, INDIA
Claudia Pardo, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, Mexico
Per Peterson, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Lee Schipper, World Resources Institute, USA
Margaret Slade, Warwick University, United Kingdom
Vaclav Smil, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Ernst Worrell, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
In recent years our usage and understanding of different types of energy has grown at a tremendous rate. The editor-in-chief, Cutler Cleveland, and his international team of associate editors have brought together approximately 400 authors to produce the Encyclopedia of Energy. This highly topical reference draws together all aspects of energy, covering a wealth of areas throughout the natural, social and engineering sciences. The Encyclopedia will provide easily accessible information about all aspects of energy, written by leading international authorities. It will not only be indispensible for academics, researchers, professionals and students, but also for policy makers, energy and environmental consultants, and all those working in business corporations and non-governmental organisations whose activities relate to energy and the environment. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents: Basics of Energy; Energy Flows; Society and Energy; History and Energy; Systems of
Energy; Conservation and End Use; Renewable and Alternative Sources; Environmental Issues;
Public Issues; Policy Issues; Economics of Energy; Measurement and Models; Material Use and
Reuse; Oil and Natural Gas; Coal, Electricity; Nuclear Energy; Risks; Sustainable Development;
Global Issues; Appendices.
Encyclopedia of Vibration
ISBN: 9780122270857 Edited By

David Ewins, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, U.K.
Simon Braun,
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Singiresu Rao,
University of Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
The Encyclopedia of Vibration is the first resource to cover this field so comprehensively.
Approximately 190 articles cover everything from basic vibration theory to ultrasonics, from
both fundamental and applied standpoints. Areas covered include vibrations in machines,
buildings and other structures, vehicles, ships, and aircraft, as well as human response to
vibration. Each article provides a concise and authoritative introduction to a topic. The
Encyclopedia includes essential facts, background information, and techniques for modeling,
analysis, design, testing, and control of vibration. It is highlighted with numerous illustrations
and is structured to provide easy access to required information.

Contents: @ti:Absorbers, Vibration @au:Valder Steffen, Jr, and Domingo Rade, Federal
University of Uberlandia, Brazil @ti:Active Control of Civil Structures @au:T T (Larry) Soong,
MCEER, SUNY Buffalo, USA, and B F Spencer, Jr, USA @ti:Active Control of Vehicle Vibration
@au:Mehdi Ahmadian, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA @ti:Active Isolation
@au:Steve Griffin, AFRL/VSSV, USA, and Dino Sciulli, Virginia, USA @ti:Active Vibration
Suppression @au:Daniel Inman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA
@ti:Actuators and Smart Structures @au:Victor Giurgiutiu, University of South Carolina, USA
@ti:Adaptive Filters @au:Stephen J Elliott, University of Southampton, UK @ti:Aeroelastic
Response @au:J E Cooper, University of Manchester, UK @ti:Averaging @au:Simon Braun,
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel @ti:Balancing @au:R Bigret, Drancy, France
@ti:Basic Principles @au:Giora Rosenhouse, Technion City, Israel @ti:Beams @au:Richard A
Scott, University of Michigan, USA @ti:Bearing Diagnostics @au: K McKee and C James Li,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA @ti:Bearing Vibrations @au:R Bigret, Drancy, France
@ti:Belts @au:L Zhang and J W Zu, University of Toronto, Canada Set…many more
Comprehensive Microsystems, Three-Volume Set
Edited By
Harold Corke, Department of Botany, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Colin Wrigley, Food Science Australia and Wheat CRC, Sydney, Australia
Charles Walker, Department of Grain Science & Industry Shellenbeger, Kansas State University,
Comprehensive Microsystems, is a new 3-volume reference work on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS). The microsystems field has expanded to embrace a host of technologies, and microelectronics has now been joined by micro-mechanics, micro-fluidics and micro-optics to allow the fabrication of complex, multi- functional integrated microsystems. At over 2000 pages, Comprehensive Microsystems represents the authoritative primary reference source on microsystems. It addresses the need for an overview of the technologies and capabilities available in this highly interdisciplinary and dynamically-growing engineering field. Comprehensive Microsystems, provides an exhaustive overview of the wide range of topics which comprise the microsystems field, including, design and materials, fabrication and packaging, optical systems, chemical and biological systems, physical sensors, actuation, electronics for MEMS and industrial applications. Every article in the work has been commissioned by a panel of internationally recognized editors and written by an acknowledged expert in any one of a variety of disciplines. The articles provide a concise overview of a particular aspect of the microsystems field and are accompanied by extensive bibliographies, cross-referencing and indexes, enhancing the value of the text, by guiding the user to the most relevant further reading within the ever-expanding available literature. Much care has been given to avoid overlap and to provide consistency in style and contents. Comprehensive Structural Integrity
ISBN: 9780080437491 Edited By

Ian Milne, Derbyshire, UK
R. Ritchie, University of California, Berkeley, USA
B.L. Karihaloo, Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark
The aim of this major reference work is to provide a first point of entry to the literature for the researchers in any field relating to structural integrity in the form of a definitive research/reference tool which links the various sub-disciplines that comprise the whole of structural integrity. Special emphasis will be given to the interaction between mechanics and materials and structural integrity applications. Because of the interdisciplinary and applied nature of the work, it will be of interest to mechanical engineers and materials scientists from both academic and industrial backgrounds including bioengineering, interface engineering and nanotechnology. The scope of this work encompasses, but is not restricted to: fracture mechanics, fatigue, creep, materials, dynamics, environmental degradation, numerical methods, failure mechanisms and damage mechanics, interfacial fracture and nano-technology, structural analysis, surface behaviour and heart valves. The structures under consideration include: pressure vessels and piping, off-shore structures, gas installations and pipelines, chemical plants, aircraft, railways, bridges, plates and shells, electronic circuits, interfaces, nanotechnology, artificial organs, biomaterial prostheses, cast structures, mining. and more. Case studies will form an integral part of the work. Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780121451608 Edited By

Julian Evans, Imperial College London, UK
Jeffery Burley, Director-Emeritus, Oxford Forestry Institute, Oxford University, UK
John Youngquist, Forest Products Consultant, retired from USDA Forest Products Laboratory,
Wisconsin, USA
A combination of broad disciplinary coverage and scientific excellence, the Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences will be an indispensable addition to the library of anyone interested in forests, forestry and forest sciences. Packed with valuable insights from experts all over the world, this remarkable set not only summarizes recent advances in forest science techniques, but also thoroughly covers the basic information vital to comprehensive understanding of the important elements of forestry. The Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences also covers relevant biology and ecology, different types of forestry (e.g. tropical forestry and dryland forestry), scientific names of trees and shrubs, and the applied, economic, and social aspects of forest management. Valuable key features further enhance the utility of this Encyclopedia as an exceptional reference tool. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents: Aquatic Habitats in Forest Ecosystems Biological Impacts of Deforestation and
Fragmentation Breeding and Genetic Resources of Scots Pine Breeding Theory and Genetic
Testing Causes of Deforestation and Forest Fragmentation Conifer Breeding and Genetic
Resources Cytogenetics of Forest Tree Species Disease and Pest Resistance Breeding Economic
Returns from Tree Breeding Endangered Species of Trees Entomology: Bark Beetles Entomology:
Foliage Feeders Entomology: Sapsuckers Eucalyptus Improvement and Culture Forest Canopies
Forest Ecosystems: Acacias Forest Ecosystems: Alders, Birches and Willows Forest Ecosystems:
Bamboos, Palms and Rattans (Arecaceae and Poaceae) Forest Ecosystems: Bombacaceae Forest
Ecosystems: Combretaceae Forest Ecosystems: Dipterocarps Forest Ecosystems: Eucalypts Forest
Ecosystems: Fagaceae (Oaks, Beeches, Hickories and Nothofagus) Forest Ecosystems: Ficus spp.
(and other important Moraceae) Forest Ecosystems: Juglandaceae (Hickories) Forest Ecosystems:
Lauraceae Forest Ecosystems: Lecythidaceae Forest Ecosystems: Mangroves Forest Ecosystems:
Myristicaceae Forest Ecosystems: Pines Forest Ecosystems: Poplars Forest Ecosystems: Southern
Hemisphere Conifers Forest Ecosystems: Spruces, Firs and Larches Forest Ecosystems: Swietenia
(American mahogany) Forest Ecosystems: Swietenia (American mahogany)…many more.
Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, Four-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780123485304 Edited By
Daniel Hillel, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Massachusetts, U.S.A.
More than ever before, a compelling need exists for an encyclopedic resource about soil – the
rich mix of mineral particles, organic matter, gases, and soluble compounds that foster both
plant and animal growth. Civilization depends more on the soil as human populations
continue to grow and increasing demands are placed upon available resources. The
Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment is a comprehensive and integrated consideration of
a topic of vital importance to human societies in the past, present, and future. This important
work encompasses the present knowledge of the world's variegated soils, their origins,
properties, classification, and roles in the biosphere. A team of outstanding, international
contributors has written over 250 entries that cover a broad range of issues facing today's
soil scientists, ecologists, and environmental scientists. This four-volume set features
thorough articles that survey specific aspects of soil biology, ecology, chemistry and physics.
Rounding out the encyclopedia's excellent coverage, contributions cover cross-disciplinary
subjects, such as the history of soil utilization for agricultural and engineering purposes and
soils in relation to the remediation of pollution and the mitigation of global climate change.
This comprehensive, yet accessible source is a valuable addition to the library of scientists,
researchers, students, and policy makers involved in soil science, ecology, and environmental
science. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching,
and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal
articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Five-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122268656 Edited By
Simon Levin, Princeton University, New Jersey, U.S.A.
First used in 1980, "biodiversity" often describes the abundance, variety, and genetic
constitution of native animals and plants, and has been linked with politics and
environmental technology. Although the 1986 National forum on biodiversity brought issues
of biodiversity to the fore, the inescapable need to know more about the diversity of life on
Earth continues to remain unmet. In recent years, biodiversity has influenced important
scientific considerations, international agreements, conventions, conservation initiatives,
political debates, and socio-economic implications. Knowledge derived from the study of
biodiversity will affect the quality of life enjoyed in the future by influencing decision-making
processes and aiding new discoveries. The science of biodiversity has become the science of
our future. Our awareness of the loss of biodiversity has brought a long overdue appreciation
of the magnitude of our loss and a determination to develop the tools to protect our future.
The Encyclopedia of Biodiversity brings together, for the first time, a study of the dimensions
of diversity. It examination of the services biodiversity provides, and measures to protect it.
Major themes of the work include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and
defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of
contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity.

Contents: The subject listings below are for general guidance as to the content of related articles.
Each topic is listed in only one area here. However, the Table of Contents by Subject Area in the
actual encyclopedia will list a given topic in each appropriate subject area; e.g., the topic
Breeding of Plants, will also appear in the Table of Contents under Plants.
Conservation and Restoration Microbial Biodiversity Economics of Biodiversity Plant Biodiversity Environmental Conditions and Effects Population Issues Public Policies and Attitudes Extinctions (Actual and Potential) Species Interactions and Interrelationships Systematics and Species Concept Geographic and Global Issues Techniques and Measurements Habitats and Ecosystems Theories and Concepts of Biodiversity Human Effects and Interventions Encyclopedia of Ecology, Five-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780080454054 Edited By
S.E. Jorgensen, DFH, Miljokemi, Copenhagen, Denmark
Brian Fath, Towson University, MD, U.S.A.
The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology provides an authoritative and comprehensive
coverage of the complete field of ecology, from general to applied. It includes over 500
detailed entries, structured to provide the user with complete coverage of the core
knowledge, accessed as intuitively as possible, and heavily cross-referenced. Written by an
international team of leading experts, this revolutionary encyclopedia will serve as a one-
stop-shop to concise, stand-alone articles to be used as a point of entry for undergraduate
students, or as a tool for active researchers looking for the latest information in the field.
Entries cover a range of topics, including: Behavioral Ecology Ecological Processes Ecological
Modeling Ecological Engineering Ecological Indicators Ecological Informatics Ecosystems
Ecotoxicology Evolutionary Ecology General Ecology Global Ecology Human Ecology System

Contents: Behavioral Ecology Ecological Engineering Ecological Indicators Ecological Informatics
Ecological Modeling Ecological Processes Ecosystems Ecotoxicology Evolutionary Ecology General
Ecology Global Ecology Human Ecology System Ecology
Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine
ISBN: 9780123693990 Edited By

Roger Byard, Specialist Forensic Pathologist, Forensic Science Centre, Adelaide; Clinical
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Paediatrics, University of Adelaide; Consultant
Paediatric Forensic Pathologist, Child Protection Unit, Women's & Children's Hospital, Adelaide;
South Australia, Australia
Jason Payne-James, Director - Forensic Healthcare Services Ltd, Forensic Medical Examiner -
Metropolitan Police Service, City of London Police, Consulant - National Crime Faculty & National
Injuries Database, Editor - Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine, UK
Tracey Corey, Division of Forensic Pathology; University of Louisville School of Medicine,
Louisville, KY, USA
Carol Henderson, Director, National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at
Stetson University College of Law; Professor of Law, Gulfport, FL USA
Increasingly, high profile criminal and civil legal actions around the world highlight the interactions between medicine and the law. Forensic and legal medicine describes the body of knowledge that encompasses this interaction. The terms generally embrace forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine. However, the nature of forensic and legal medicine is broad and may extend beyond medical and legal issues, into scientific and technical areas, and include specialist roles such as anthropology, toxicology, odontology and psychiatry. Separate from these issues is the much more widely recognized need to apply moral, ethical and human rights principles in the investigation of certain crimes, whether considering victims or perpetrators. Those involved in the practice of forensic and legal medicine and those in legal, judicial, police and other investigative organizations which require knowledge of aspects of forensic and legal medicine often need to identify appropriate and relevant information. The aim of this Encyclopedia is to provide a reliable starting point for validated information across these fields. The success of lawsuits and prosecutions is dependent on utilizing the best services available, and knowing when to use them appropriately. All aspects of medicine are now scrutinized, not only by medical, legal and scientific professionals – but also by the lay public. Such scrutiny drives and improves standards – and some of these standards have come about as a result of major cases in criminal and civil courts and other tribunals around the world. The drive for much of this scrutiny derives from the intense review that occurs as a result of events taking place throughout the world in criminal and civil courts. Thus, improved methodology of detecting and documenting evidence, ensuring chains of custody and scientifically testing evidence ensures that appropriate judicial outcomes are achieved. Teaching of forensic and legal medicine at an undergraduate level is – on a worldwide basis – underemphasized when compared with therapeutic specialities. Paradoxically, barely a day goes by without at least one medical news story being published of legal and forensic relevance and significance. Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122272158 Edited By

Jay Siegel, Director, Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program: Indiana University - Purdue
University Indianapolis Geoffrey Knupfer, National Training Center for Scientific Support to Crime Investigation,
Harperley Hall, Crook, UK
Pekka J Saukko
Pekka Saukko, University of Turku, Finland
The Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences is the first resource to provide comprehensive
coverage of the core theories, methods, techniques, and applications employed by forensic
scientists. One of the more pressing concerns in forensic science is the collection of evidence
from the crime scene and its relevance to the forensic analysis carried out in the laboratory.
The Encyclopedia will serve to inform both the crime scene worker and the laboratory worker
of their protocols, procedures, and limitations. The more than 200 articles contained in the
Encyclopedia form a repository of core information that will be of use to instructors,
students, and professionals in the criminology, legal, and law enforcement communities.

Encyclopedia of Virology, 3rd Edition Five-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123744104 Edited By
B.W.J. Mahy, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Marc van Regenmortel, ESBS , CNRS , Strasbourg, France
Encyclopedia of Virology, Third Edition continues its success as the largest single reference source of current research in virology. Unique in its use of concise ?mini-review? articles, this praised work covers biological, molecular, and medical topics concerning viruses in animals, plants, bacteria and insects. Now in five volumes, this new edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the 50% increase in identified and accepted viruses since the year 2000. With over 25% new chapters and over 1000 illustrations, this edition takes into account the new developments in virology research by including information on new emerging diseases such as avian flu, SARS and West Nile and the ability of some viruses to be used as agents of bioterrorism. Edited by leading Virologists Mahy and van Regenmortel, this third edition remains the number one all-inclusive source of information for virology researchers, students, and reference departments of academic, medical, and corporate libraries. Encyclopedia of Immunology, 2nd edition Four-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780122267659 Edited By

Ivan Roitt, University College London Medical School, U.K.
Peter Delves, University College London Medical School, Arthur Stanley House, London, U.K.
With more than 700 expert authors from 22 different countries, the Encyclopedia of
Immunology, Second Edition
is the largest comprehensive reference source of current
immunological knowledge available. It provides a broad scope and high level of expertise to
the many aspects of the field of immunology and related areas, including microbiology,
virology, and parasitology. Arranged into 31 subject areas with extensive cross-referencing
and subject indexes in each volume, the Encyclopedia is easy-to-use for virtually any
researcher, regardless of his or her field. Concise definitions of the subject area also introduce
each entry. The Second Edition includes timely and thorough updates for all articles from the
First Edition, more than 60 new entries, a glossary of immunological terms in each volume, a
total of 500 figures and tables, and new color plates sections.

Encyclopedia of Virology, 2nd Edition Three-Volume

ISBN: 9780122270307 Edited By

Allan Granoff, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Robert Webster, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
In recent years, progress in the field of virology has advanced at an unprecedented rate.
Issues such as AIDS have brought the subject firmly into the public domain and its study is no
longer confined solely to specialist groups. The Encyclopedia of Virology is the largest single
reference source of current virological knowledge. It is also the first to bring together all
aspects of the subject for a wide variety of readers. Unique in its use of concise 'mini-review'
articles, the material covers biological, molecular, and medical topics concerning viruses in
animals, plants, bacteria, and insects. More general articles focus on the effects of viruses on
the immune system, the role of viruses in disease, oncology, gene therapy, and evolution,
plus a wide range of related topics. Drawing on the latest research, the editors have
produced the definitive source for both specialist and general readers. Easy-to-use and
meticulously organized, the Encyclopedia of Virology clarifies and illuminates one of the
most complex areas of contemporary study. It will prove an invaluable addition to libraries,
universities, medical and nursing schools, and research institutions around the world. The
Second Edition has been thoroughly updated with approximately 40 new articles. This edition
includes more illustrations and color plates in each volume.

Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780123739445 Edited By
Moselio Schaechter, San Diego State University, CA, USA
Available as an exclusively e product with a limited print run, Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Third Edition is a comprehensive survey of microbiology, edited by world class researchers. Each article is written by an expert in that specific domain and includes a glossary, list of abbreviations, defining statement, introduction, further reading and cross-references to other related encyclopedia articles. Written at a level suitable for university undergraduates, the breadth and depth of coverage will appeal beyond undergraduates to professionals and academics in related fields. Contents: Antimicrobial Agents Applied Microbiology: Agro / Food Applied Microbiology:
Industrial Cell Morphology, Chemical Composition Fungi Genetics, Genomics History and Culture
History and culture, (and Biographies) Microbial Ecology Microbiology and Society Model
Systems Mutualism and Commensalism Pathogenesis Physiology Systematics, Evolution
Comprehensive Composite Materials
ISBN: 9780080429939 Edited By
Anthony Kelly and Carl Zweben
Comprehensive Composite Materials provides a unique reference source for scientists and
technologists in the field of composites research. The six volumes covers key aspects of
naturally occurring and synthetic composite materials, including history, reinforcements,
matrix materials, mechanical properties, physical properties, theory, structural design,
structural analysis, manufacturing processes, quality assurance, test methods, applications,
recycling and disposal. Classes of materials covered include polymer matrix composites,
metal matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites, carbon/carbon composites, and
cement and concrete composites. Comprehensive Composite Materials also covers smart
materials as they relate to composites, including process monitoring, embedded sensors and
actuators, and damage detection.

Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
ISBN: 9780080431529 Edited By
K.H.J. Buschow, Ph.D., Uni. of Amsterdam, Van Der Waals-Zeeman Institute, The Netherlands
Robert Cahn, Cambridge University
Merton Flemings
Bernhard Ilschner
Edward Kramer
Subhash Mahajan
Patrick Veyssiere
The study of materials is interdisciplinary in nature and requires knowledge of research in many related fields, such as physics, chemistry, engineering and even biomedical science. Scientists and engineers working with materials increasingly need a medium for gathering relevant information from the growing amount of literature available. The Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology presents around 1,800 articles written by experts in their fields, resulting in a comprehensive coverage of this broad and wide-ranging subject. It is the only encyclopedia available that covers all of materials science and technology, focussing on the following areas: * Functional Phenomena * Structural Phenomena * Fundamental Core Theory * Structural Materials * Polymers and Materials Chemistry * Functional Materials This title is also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents:
Functional Phenomena.
Fundamental Core Theory.
Structural Materials.
Structural Phenomena.
Polymers and Materials Chemistry.
Functional Materials.
Encyclopedia of Cancer, Four-Volume Set, 1-4
ISBN: 9780122275555 Edited By

Joseph Bertino, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, New
Brunswick, U.S.A.
Since the publication of the first edition of the Encyclopedia of Cancer, an amazing amount
of new information has been disseminated in the field of cancer research. This second edition
strives to capture the advances occurring in the etiology, prevention, and treatment of
cancer, from basic science to clinical application. By providing concise expositions on a broad
range of topics, the Encyclopedia is an excellent resource for those seeking information
beyond their specific areas of expertise. Written by a distinguished panel of authors, entries
cover a variety of aspects of cancer such as oncology, immunology, epidemiology, gene
therapy, oncogenes/tumor suppressor genes, and pharmacology. This outstanding reference
is essential for anyone involved in the study or treatment of cancer.

Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine, Four-Volume

ISBN: 9780123708793 Edited By

Geoffrey Laurent, Professor and Director of the Centre for Respiratory Research t the Royal Free
and University College Medical School, London, U.K.
Steven Shapiro, Jack D. Myers Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
An impressive four-volume work that provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the complete field of respiratory medicine. It provides a vital interface between the pure and clinical science environments covering all aspects of respiratory medicine from the relevant molecular biology to the treatment of diseases that affect the respiratory system. It includes comprehensive coverage of lung cells, the structural components of the lung and key molecules that regulate lung function as well as all the major respiratory diseases. Students, researchers and professionals alike will find this an authoritative source of information on all aspects of respiratory medicine. Also available online via ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents: Anatomy and development of the respiratory tract Anesthesia and surgery Biologic
processes and associated cells and molecules Defence mechanisms Diagnostic evaluation
Disorders of the control of breathing Disorders of the pleura Disorders of pulmonary circulation
Environmental and occupational disease Exercise Infectious diseases Infiltrative and interstitial
lung diseases Laboratory techniques for studying the lung in health and disease Lung growth
Lung injury defence and repair Lung tissues Manifestations of respiratory disease Mechanics
Morphogenesis Neonatal and pediatric lung Neoplasms Obstructive diseases Oxygen delivery
Peripheral gas exchange Pulmonary circulation and fluid exchange Pulmonary gas exchange
Respiratory failure Respiratory manifestations of extrapulmonary disease Respiratory physiology
Respiratory pharmacology Sleep
Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases, Four-Volume

ISBN: 9780124755703 Edited By
Luciano Martini, University of Milan, Italy
The Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases is an authoritative reference developed by 16
international experts who recruited the world's top scientists for contributions. This stellar
reference work focuses on nearly 500 endocrine diseases addressing everything from
acromeglay, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, Von Hippel-Lindau
Disease, unexplained weight loss, to androgen related disorders. This encyclopedia is an
essential addition to any library collection written to be accessible for both the clinical and
non-clinical reader. Associate Editors include: Eli Y. Adashi, John P. Bilezikian, George P.
Chrousos, Junichi Fukata, Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Hiroo Imura, Antonio Liuzzi, Frank L.
Moore, Daniel Porte, Jens F. Rehfeld, Ellis Samols, Gustav Schonfeld, Pierre C. Sizonenko,
Wilmar M. Wiersinga. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing,
searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking
to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy

Contents: Adrenal Cortex; calcium; comparative endocrinology; diabetes; endocrinology of aging;
female reproduction; gastrointestinal hormones; glucose metabolism; hypertension; lipid
metabolism and atherosclerosis; male reproduction; neuroendocrinology; peptide hormone
biosynthesis; pituitary gland and diseases; puberty and related diseases; thyroid gland
Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology, Three-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123868602 Edited By
Leonard Johnson, Vice Chancellor for Research and Thomas A. Gerwin Professor of Physiology,
University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
This comprehensive three-volume encyclopedia is a comprehensive study of the entire digestive pathway, with nearly 500 focused articles. Each specific anatomical site such as the esophagus, stomach, liver, and pancreas is covered in its own subject area. The biology of gastroenterology is dealt with in areas such as anatomy and development, cell biology, and hormones, while clinical issues are also thoroughly covered in sections such as surgery, cancer, parasitology, and radiology and endoscopy. The Associate Editors include: David H. Alpers, Kim E. Barrett, John M. Carethers, Mark Feldman, Gregory J. Gores, Richard J. Grand, Martin F. Kagnoff, Rodger A. Liddle, Shelly Lu, James Lee Madara, Charles M. Mansbach II, Alexander R. Margulis, John A. Williams, Douglas W. Wilmore, and Jackie D. Wood. This stellar reference work will appeal to academic and clinical gastroenterologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists, physiologists, hepatologists, as well as general medical practitioners and nutritionists. Contents: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Achalasia Aging AIDS, Biliary Manifestations of AIDS,
Hepatic Manifestations of Alcohol Metabolism Alcoholic Liver Injury, Hepatic Manifestations of
Alimentary Tract, MRI of the Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Amylase Amyloidosis Anal Canal Anal
Cancer Anal Sphincter Anorexia Nervosa Antacids Appendicitis Appetite Arachidonic Acid Ascites
Autoimmune Liver Disease Autonomic Innervation Bacterial Toxins Barium Radiography Barostat
Barrett's Esophagus Barrier Function in Lipid Absorption Beh et's Disease Belching Bezoars Bile
Composition Bile Duct Injuries and Fistulas Bile Flow Bile Formation Biliary Tract, Benign Tumors
of the Biliary Tract, Developmental Anomalies of the Bilirubin and Jaundice Boerhaave's
Syndrome Borborygmus Brain-Gut Axis Breath Tests Budd-Chiari Syndrome Bulimia Nervosa
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin D Absorption, Metabolism,
and Deficiency Cancer, Overview (Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes) Carbohydrate Digestion
and Absorption Celiac Disease Celiac Disease, Pediatric Chagas' Disease Chief Cells
Cholangiohepatitis, Oriental Cholecystectomy Cholecystokinin Cholelithiasis, Complications of
Cholestasis and Biliary Atresia, Neonatal Cholestatic Diseases, Chronic Cholesterol Absorption
Circulation, Overview Cobalamin Colectomy Colitis Cystica Profunda Colitis.and many more.
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd Edition Four-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780122266942 Edited By
Benjamin Caballero, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, U.S.A.
Lindsay Allen, University of California, Davis, U.S.A
Andrew Prentice, London School of Tropical Medicine, UK
This Second Edition is a thorough revision and 20% expansion of the 1998 release, reflecting
the continuing scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. Now a four-volume set,
nearly 300 articles with concise, up-to-date information are complemented by an award-
winning indexing system. Included is expanded coverage of epidemiology of diet-related
diseases, functional foods, food safety, clinical nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders.
Virtually everyone will find the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition an easy-to-use resource
making it an ideal reference choice for both the professional and the non-professional alike.
Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and
internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal
articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Six-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780123739605 Edited By

Stella Quah
Kristian Heggenhougen, Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
An authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. This encyclopedia will cover all dimensions of the field, from details of specific diseases to the organization of social insurance agencies. A significant percentage of the articles will cover public health aspects of diseases and conditions. Other articles will survey aging, diet, injuries, ethical and legal subjects in public health, measurement and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the history of public health, and global issues. Contents: Aging Anthropology/ Sociology At-Risk Populations Cancer Cardiovascular Child &
Adolescent Health Consumerism/ Education/ Outreach Diet/ Obesity/ Physical Inactivity
Economics/ Finance Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases Environmental / Occupational
Epidemiology/ Demography Ethical and Legal Issues Global Issues Health Services Health Systems
History of Public Health Infectious Diseases Injuries and Violence Malnutrition, Infections and
Poverty Measurement and Modelling Neurological Disorders Parasitic Diseases Policy
Psychology/ Psychiatry Respiratory Diseases Sensory, GI, and Other Sexual & Reproductive
Health Tobacco / Alcohol / Drugs
Encyclopedia of Consciousness
ISBN: 9780123738738 Edited By

William Banks, Department of Psychology, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, USA
Consciousness has long been a subject of interest in philosophy and religion but only relatively recently has it become subject to scientific investigation. Now, more than ever before, we are beginning to understand this mental state. Developmental psychologists understand when we first develop a sense of self; neuropsychologists see which parts of the brain activate when we think about ourselves and which parts of the brain control that awareness. Cognitive scientists have mapped the circuitry that allows machines to have some form of self awareness, and neuroscientists investigate similar circuitry in the human brain. Research that once was separate inquiries in discreet disciplines is converging. List serves and small conferences focused on consciousness are proliferating. New journals have emerged in this field. A huge number of monographs and edited treatises have recently been published on consciousness, but there is no recognized entry point to the field, no comprehensive summary. This encyclopedia is that reference.Organized alphabetically by topic, coverage encompasses a summary of major research and scientific thought regarding the nature of consciousness, the neural circuitry involved, how the brain, body, and world interact, and our understanding of subjective states. The work includes contributions covering neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and artificial intelligence to provide a comprehensive backdrop to recent and ongoing investigations into the nature of conscious experience from a philosophical, psychological, and biological perspective. Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research
ISBN: 9780123739612 Edited By

Philip Schwartzkroin, University of California, Davis, USA
As a truly translational area of biomedical investigation, epilepsy research spans an
extraordinary breadth of subjects and involves virtually every tool that modern neuroscience
has at its disposal. The Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research provides an up to date,
comprehensive reference for all epilepsy researchers. With an expert list of authors, the
encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of research activities from genes and molecules to
animal models and human patients. The encyclopedia's electronic format also provides
unparalleled access to frequent updates and additions, while the limited edition print version
provides another option for owning this content. The Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy
is an essential resource for researchers of all levels and clinicians who study

I. Properties of cells in epileptic brain and/or relevant to seizure discharge II. Properties
of/changes in synaptic activities and transmitter function associated with seizures and
epileptogenesis III. Modulation of neuronal excitabitlity IV. Circuitry underlying oscillatory activity
and epileptiform discharge V. Plasticity and Epileptogenesis VI. Epilepsy genes VII. Models of
seizures and epilepsies VIII. Pediatric/developmental aspects of epilepsy IX. Epilepsy in the aging
brain X. Sex differences in seizure sensitivity XI. Causes of epilepsy/seizure disorders XII. Seizure
prediction/detection/localization (to include EEG analysis/models, relationship to structural
lesions, biomarkers, etc) XIII. Imaging approaches to seizure analysis XIV. Pharmacology of
seizure drugs XV. Other (non-pharmacological) methods for seizure control XVI. Relationship of
epilepsy/seizures to other conditions/disorders XVII. Clinical Appendix
Evolution of Nervous Systems, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123708786 Edited By
Jon Kaas, Centennial Professor, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Uni, Nashville, TN, USA
Georg Striedter
Theodore Bullock
Todd Preuss
John Rubenstein
Leah Krubitzer
All biology only makes sense when seen in the light of evolution, and this is especially true for the nervous system. All animals have nervous systems that mediate their behaviors, many of them species specific. Yet, these nervous systems all evolved from the simple nervous system of a common ancestor. To understand these nervous systems, we need to know how they vary and how this variation emerged in evolution. Over 100 distinguished neuroscientists have assembled, for the first time, the current state-of-the-art knowledge on how nervous systems evolved throughout the animal kingdom. This four-volume overview is rich in detail and broad in scope, and outlines the changes in brain and nervous system organization that occurred from the first vertebrates to present day fishes, reptiles, birds, mammals, and especially primates, including humans. The basic principles of brain evolution are discussed, as well as mechanisms of change, which involved gene expression and altered the courses of embryonic development. The reader can select from chapters on highly specific topics as well as those providing an overview of current thinking and approaches. This unique major reference promises to become the gold standard for those interested in evolution and in nervous systems. Also available online via ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780080887838 Edited By

Arthur Arnold, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Donald Pfaff, Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.
Anne Etgen, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, U.S.A.
Susan Fahrbach, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
Robert Rubin, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A
Hormones, Brain, and Behavior Second Edition is a comprehensive work discussing the
effect of hormones on the brain and, subsequently, behavior. This major reference work has
106 chapters covering a broad range of topics with an extensive discussion of the effects of
hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. To truly understand all
aspects of our behavior, we must take every influence (including the hormonal influences)
into consideration. Donald Pfaff and a number of well-qualified editors examine and discuss
how we are influenced by hormonal factors, offering insight, and information on the lives of
a variety of species.Hormones, Brain, and Behavior offers the reader comprehensive
coverage of growing field of research, with a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-
mediated behaviors. This reference provides unique treatment of all major vertebrate and
invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular
genetics. The topics cover an unusual breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), ranging
from basic science to clinical research, making this reference of interest to a broad range of
scientists in a variety of fields.

Volume I: Mammalian Hormone-Behavior Systems Volume II: Non-Mammalian Hormone-Behavior Systems Volume III: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Hormone Actions on Behavior Volume IV: Development of Hormone-Dependent Neuronal Systems Volume V: Hormone/Behavior Relations of Clinical Importance The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference, Six-Volume

ISBN: 9780123708809 Edited By

Allan Basbaum, Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy, University of California, San
Francisco, USA
M. Bushnell
David Smith
Gary Beauchamp, Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Stuart Firestein
Peter Dallos
Donata Oertel
Richard Masland
Tom Albright
Jon Kaas, Centennial Professor, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Uni, Nashville, TN, USA
Esther Gardner
This major new publishing event provides the first up-to-date, cutting-edge, comprehensive
reference work combining volumes on all major sensory modalities in one set in three
decades. Under the guidance of a distinguished team of international experts, 6 volumes
collected 300 articles from all the top scientists laying out our current knowledge on the
anatomy, physiology, and molecular biology of sensory organs. Topics covered include the
perception, psychophysics, and higher order processing of sensory information, as well as
disorders and new diagnostic and treatment methods. Written for a wide audience, this
reference work provides students, scholars, medical doctors, and anyone interested in
neuroscience a comprehensive overview of the knowledge accumulated on the function of
sense organs, sensory systems, and how the brain processes sensory input. Leading scholars
from around the world contributed articles, making The Senses a truly international portrait
of sensory physiology. The set is the definitive reference on sensory neuroscience on the
market, and will provide the ultimate entry point into the review and original literature in
Sensory Neuroscience, and be a natural place for interested students and scientists to deepen
their knowledge.

Encyclopedia of the Human Brain, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780122272103 Edited By
Vilanayur Ramachandran, MD PhD, Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, Professor in
the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program, University of California, San Diego and
Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, California, USA
In the past decade, enormous strides have been made in understanding the human brain.
The advent of sophisticated new imaging techniques (e.g. PET, MRI, MEG, etc.) and new
behavioral testing procedures have revolutionized our understanding of the brain, and we
now know more about the anatomy, functions, and development of this organ than ever
before. However, much of this knowledge is scattered across scientific journals and books in
a diverse group of specialties: psychology, neuroscience, medicine, etc. The Encyclopedia of
the Human Brain
places all information in a single source and contains clearly written
summaries on what is known of the human brain. Covering anatomy, physiology,
neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and
behavioral science, this four-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 peer reviewed signed
articles from experts around the world. The Encyclopedia articles range in size from 5-30
printed pages each, and contain a definition paragraph, glossary, outline, and suggested
readings, in addition to the body of the article. Lavishly illustrated, the Encyclopedia includes
over 1000 figures, many in full color. Managing both breadth and depth, the Encyclopedia is
a must-have reference work for life science libraries and researchers investigating the human

Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, Four-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780122268700 Edited By

Michael Aminoff, Univ. of California Med. Ctr.; Neurology Department
Robert Daroff, University Hospitals of Cleveland
The The Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences explores all areas of the discipline in its
1000+ focused entries on a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and
other related areas of neuroscience. The concise entries are all written at a level of
comprehension not previously seen in existing literature by contributing authors representing
an eclectic and diverse view of all aspects of neurology from many viewpoints and disciplines
to provide a complete overview of the field. The easy-to-use "encyclopedic-dictionary" format
features alphabetic entries, extensive cross-referencing, and a thorough index for quick
reference. The wealth of information provided by these four volumes makes for compelling
reading by everyone from the academic researcher to students, to the curious lay person. An
online version of the Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences will be available on
ScienceDirect in 2004.

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience
ISBN: 9780080450469 Larry R. Squire, VA Medical Center and University of California, La Jolla, California, USA
The Encyclopedia of the Neuroscience explores all areas of the discipline in its focused
entries on a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other related
areas of neuroscience. Each article is written by an expert in that specific domain and peer
reviewed by the advisory board before acceptance into the encyclopedia. Each article
contains a glossary, introduction, a reference section, and cross-references to other related
encyclopedia articles. Written at a level suitable for university undergraduates, the breadth
and depth of coverage will appeal beyond undergraduates to professionals and academics in
related fields. Arranged alphabetically by title, the articles encompass 10 volumes, making
this the authoritative reference for the field.

Contents: Autonomic Nervous System; Communication, language and speech; Disease and
Dysfunction; Evolution and Comparative Biology of Nervous Systems; History; Intercellular
Communication; Methods and Techniques; Molecular and Cell Biology of Nervous Systems;
Motor Neuromuscular System; Nervous System Development, Repair and Aging; Neural Basis of
Behavior; Sensory Systems; Structural Organization of the Brain
Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780123694003 Edited By
Wexler, Philip Editor The ordinal edition of the Encyclopedia of Toxicology continues its broad analyze of toxicology. This newborn edition continues to inform entries devoted to key concepts and limited chemicals. There has been an process in entries devoted to planetary organizations and well-known toxic-related incidents much as Love Canal and Chernobyl. Along with the tralatitious scientifically supported entries, newborn articles pore on the societal implications of pharmacology noesis including environmental crimes, chemical and natural struggle in ancient times, and a story of the U.S. environmental movement. With more than 1150 entries, this ordinal edition has been swollen in length, dimension and depth, and provides an comprehensive overview of the some facets of toxicology. Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The International Encyclopedia
of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions

ISBN: 9780444510051 Edited By

Jeffrey K. Aronson, MA DPhil MBChB FRCP FBPharmacolS FFPM(Hon), Department of Primary
Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Building on the success of the 14 previous editions, this remarkable reference has been extensively reorganized and expanded and now comprises almost 1,500 individual drug articles providing the most complete coverage of adverse reactions and interactions found anywhere. Each article contains detailed and authoritative information about the adverse effects of each drug, with comprehensive references to the primary literature making this a must have for any academic or medical library, pharmacologist, regulatory organization, hospital dispensary or pharmaceutical company. Now available online for all academic, corporate or government institution as well as individuals via Science Direct ! The online version provides an unparalleled depth of coverage and functionality by offering convenient desktop access and enhanced features such as increased searchability, extensive internal cross-linking and fully downloadable and printable full-text, HTML or PDF articles. Contents:
Contributors Foreword Contents How to use this book Overview of Drug Monographs Preface
Drug Monographs Index of Drug Names Index of Adverse Reactions
Volumes: Encyclopedia of Grain Science, Three-Volume Set
Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics
ISBN: 9780125126663 Edited By

Jean-Pierre Francoise, Universit Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Gregory Naber, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Tsou Sheung Tsun, University of Oxford, UK
The Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics provides a complete resource for researchers, students and lecturers with an interest in mathematical physics. It enables readers to access basic information on topics peripheral to their own areas, to provide a repository of the core information in the area that can be used to refresh the researcher's own memory banks, and aid teachers in directing students to entries relevant to their course-work. The Encyclopedia does contain information that has been distilled, organised and presented as a complete reference tool to the user and a landmark to the body of knowledge that has accumulated in this domain. It also is a stimulus for new researchers working in mathematical physics or in areas using the methods originating from work in mathematical physics by providing them with focused high quality background information. Editorial Board: Jean-Pierre Fran oise, Universit Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France Gregory L. Naber, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Tsou Sheung Tsun, University of Oxford, UK Also available online via ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents: Classical, Conformal and Topological Field Theory Classical Mechanics Condensed
Matter Physics and Optics Differential Geometry Dirac Operators Dynamical Systems Fluid
Dynamics Functional Analysis and Variational Techniques Gauge Theory General Relativity
Integrable Systems Lie Groups and Lie Algebras Many Particle Systems Noncommutative
Geometry Partial Differential Equations and ODEs Path Integrals and Functional Integrals
Perturbation Theory Quantization Techniques Quantum Field Theory Quantum Gravity Quantum
Groups Quantum Information and Computation Quantum Mechanics Renormalization Scattering
Theory Semi-classical Approximations Singularity Theory Statistical Mechanics Stochastic
Methods String Theory and M-Theory Supersymmetry Symmetry and Conservation Laws
Symplectic Techniques Topological Methods Set
Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics
ISBN: 9780123694010 Edited By

G. Bassani, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Gerald Liedl, Hendersonville, NC USA
Peter Wyder, Grenoble High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Max-Planck-Institut f r Festk
rperforschung/C.N.R.S.Grenoble, France
The work provides solid coverage in the fundamental theoretical aspects of the subject, with carefully planned cross-linking and structuring to give the user the potential to gain a solid grounding in the theoretical aspects of quantum mechanics, mechanics, electrodynamics, relativity, statistical mechanics, and elementary particiles that form the core physics background for the field. These core areas form the background for coverage of such areas as crystallography, transport phenomena, various theoretical models (electronic, band structure, materials property models, etc), and physical properties of materials (electrical, magnetic, optical, thermal, etc). Coverage of experimental techniques will include, among others, the full range of scattering, microscopy, and spectroscopy techniques. Other entries do cover a range of materials processing (solidification, crystal growth, molecular beam epitaxy, sputtering, sintering, etc) and include coverage of key materials systems (macromolecules, nanostructures, polymers, ceramics, and alloys). Special materials systems that have had and continue to have a major impact on society such as semiconductors, laser materials, and superconductors are covered. The encyclopedia also includes a wide range of applied topics, device-oriented topics, developments in biomaterials, soft condensed matter, complex fluids, etc. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, Five-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123693952 Edited By

Duncan Steel, University of Michigan, USA
Bob Guenther, Duke University, Durham, USA
The encyclopedia provides valuable reference material for those working in the field who wish to know more about a topic outside their area of expertise, as well as providing an authoritative reference source for students and researchers. Undergraduate students should find it a useful source of material, as will teachers and lecturers. It will also be useful at the postgraduate level for summarizing a broad range of theoretical topics, for practical advice on research techniques and for insights into new ways of approaching research problems. Subjects covered: light and optics, lasers, optical fibers, and optical fiber systems, optical materials, and LED's, and applications of all these in control and manufacturing, data processing and storage, applications in environment, engineering, defence, ocean study, medicine and biology. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy Contents: The encyclopedia will be divided into 3000-4000 word articles with large subject areas
being sub-divided and covered by a number of articles.
Encyclopedia of Gerontology, 2nd Edition Two-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780123708700 Edited By
James Birren, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Since the first edition, the research literature on aging continues to expand rapidly, reflecting both the rising interest of the scientific community and also the needs of a growing older population. In the year 1900, persons over 65 years of age were the smallest portion of developed societies. Today they are emerging as the largest. Aging is a complex process of change involving influences of a biological, behavioral, social, and environmental nature, all of which are explored in the context of this encyclopedia. The second edition includes all new articles and wholly new coverage of topics that have seen research advances. Also available online via ScienceDirect (2006) – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood
Development, Three-Volume Set

ISBN: 9780123708779 Edited By

Marshall Haith, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Colorado, USA
Janette Benson, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Colorado, USA
Infancy is a unique period, in that at no other state is there greater growth and development.
During this time, growth is occurring at a physical level, but equally impressive are the socio-
emotional and cognitive developments during this time. Genetics, the womb environment,
and the physical environment after birth all combine to impact the rate and manner of
growth. Who we ultimately become as individuals begins here. Intended for university and
public libraries, the Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development is the major
reference work that provides a comprehensive entry point into all of the existing literature on
child development from the fields of psychology, genetics, neuroscience, and sociology. The
scope of this work is to understand the developmental changes, when they occur, why they
occur, how they occur, and those factors that influence that development. Although some
medical information is included, the emphasis is on normal growth and is primarily from a
psychological perspective.

Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive
Reference, Four-Volume Set, 1-4

ISBN: 9780123705099 Edited By
John H. Byrne, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX, USA
The study of Learning and Memory is a central topic in Neuroscience and Psychology. It is
also a very good example of a field that has come into maturity on all levels - in the protein
chemistry and molecular biology of the cellular events underlying learning and memory, the
properties and functions of neuronal networks, the psychology and behavioural neuroscience
of learning and memory. Many of the basic research findings are directly applicable in the
treatment of diseases and aging phenomena, and have found their way into educational
theory and praxis. Learning and Memory - A comprehensive reference is the most
comprehensive source of information about learning and memory ever assembled, and the
definitive reference work on the topic. In four volumes, Editor-in-Chief John H. Byrne
(University of Texas), together with volume editors Howard Eichenbaum (Boston University)
for Systems and Neuroscience, Randolf Menzel (Freie Universit t Berlin) for Behavioral
Approaches, Henry Roediger (Washington University) for Cognitive Psychology, and David
Sweatt (University of Alabama, Birmingham) for Molecular Mechanisms, have put together a
truly authoritative collection of overview articles in 159 chapters on over 3000 pages.
Learning and Memory - A Comprehensive Reference presents an extensive, integrated
summary of the present state of research in the neurobiology and psychology of learning and
memory and covers an enormous range of intellectual territory. With topics ranging from the
neurochemistry and neurobiology of learning at the cellular and synaptic levels, systems
neurobiology, the study of remarkable capabilities in animals (such as homing), ethological
and behavioristic analyses, mechanisms, psychology, and disorders of learning and memory
in humans, the work broadly covers all topics in the neurobiology and psychology of learning
and memory. There is no other handbook with such a comprehensive coverage and depth.
The authors selected are the leading scholars for the particular topics on which they write.

Volume 1: Learning Theory and Behavior Volume 2: Cognitive Psychology of Memory Volume 3: Memory Systems Volume 4: Molecular Mechanisms of Memory Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy, Two-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123430106 Michel Hersen, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, U.S.A.
William Sledge, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Psychotherapy is the dialogue between patient and therapist in the diagnosis and treatment
of behavioral, crisis, and mental disorders. Psychoanalysis as formulated by Sigmund Freud is
the first modern form of psychotherapy and this approach has given rise to several score of
psychodynamic therapies. In more recent times behavioral, cognitive, existential, humanistic,
and short-term therapies have been put into practice, each with a particular focus and each
giving rise to variations in structure and content of treatment as well as therapeutic
outcomes. These therapy approaches relate the patient/therapist dialogue to different
aspects of the therapeutic process. For instance, behavior therapies focus on the patient's
conduct and cognitive therapies treat the client's thought processes. The Encyclopedia covers
the major psychotherapies currently in practice as well as the classical approaches that laid
the foundation for the various contemporary treatment approaches. In addition, the
Encyclopedia identifies the scientific studies conducted on the efficacy of the therapies and
review the theoretical basis of each therapy.

Encyclopedia of Stress, 2nd Edition Four-Volume

ISBN: 9780123739476 Edited By

George Fink, Director, Mental Health Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Like the first edition, the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Stress covers nearly every
conceivable aspect and ramification of stress including a wide range of related topics such as
neuroimmune interactions, cytokines, enzymatic disorders, effects on the cardiovascular
system, immunity and inflammation, and physical illnesses. Over the last decade, scientists
have presented convincing research showing that psychological stress increases vulnerability
to disease. They now understand more clearly that stress may be the thread tying together
illnesses that were previously believed to be unrelated. Bone loss, increased abdominal fat,
and damaged memory cells in the hippocampus have been linked to elevated cortisol levels.
Building on the success of the first edition, this completely revised work surveys the vast
amount of research generated in the past five years, resulting in a substantial revision with
over 30% new material and over 100 new entries. Expanded sections include Animal Studies,
Anxiety and Depression, Drugs, Depression, Disasters, and Psychological and Other
Therapies. Also available online via ScienceDirect (2007) – featuring extensive browsing,
searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking
to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology , Three-Volume

ISBN: 9780126574104 Edited By

Charles Spielberger, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
The Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology encompasses applications of psychological
knowledge and procedures in all areas of psychology. This compendium is a major source of
information for professional practitioners, researchers in psychology, and for anyone
interested in applied psychology. The topics included are, but are not limited to, aging
(geropsychology), assessment, clinical, cognitive, community, counseling, educational,
environmental, family, industrial/organizational, health, school, sports, and transportation
psychology. The entries drawn from the above-referenced areas provide a clear definition of
topic, a brief review of theoretical basis relevant to the topic, and emphasize major areas of
application. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching,
and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal
articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy.

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, 2nd
Edition Three-Volume set

ISBN: 9780123739858 Edited By
Lester Kurtz, University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A.
The 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict provides timely and useful information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. Building on the highly-regarded 1st edition (1999), and publishing at a time of seemingly inexorably increasing conflict and violent behaviour the world over, the Encyclopedia is an essential reference for students and scholars working in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies, and for those seeking to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for social justice and social change. Covering topics as diverse as Arms Control, Peace Movements, Child Abuse, Folklore, Terrorism and Political Assassinations, the Encyclopedia comprehensively addresses an extensive information area in 225 multi-disciplinary, cross-referenced and authoritatively authored articles. In his Preface to the 1st edition, Editor-in-Chief Lester Kurtz wrote: "The problem of violence poses such a monumental challenge at the end of the 20th century that it is surprising we have addressed it so inadequately. We have not made much progress in learning how to cooperate with one another more effectively or how to conduct our conflicts more peacefully. Instead, we have increased the lethality of our combat through revolutions in weapons technology and military training. The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict is designed to help us to take stock of our knowledge concerning these crucial phenomena." Ten years on, the need for an authoritative and cross-disciplinary approach to the great issues of violence and peace seems greater than ever. Contents:
Ethical, Cultural, Historical
Cultural Studies Ethical & Religious Studies Historical Studies
Criminology Education Public Policy Studies International Relations Peace & Conflict Studies
Warfare & Military Studies
Psychological & Biomedical
Biomedical Studies Psychological Studies Public Health
Social Sciences
Anthropological Studies Communications Studies Economic Studies Political Studies Sociological
Encyclopedia of International Media and
Communications, Four-Volume Set

ISBN: 9780123876706 Edited By

Donald Johnston, Director of International Media and Communications program in the School of
International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Everyone agrees that we're living in the Information Age. How have we shaped the Information Age, and how has it shaped us? The Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications exhaustively explores the ways that editorial content--from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials--is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world. For readers and researchers of all levels, the Encyclopedia provides perspective and context about content, delivery systems, and their myriad relationships, as well as clearly drawn avenues for further research. Encyclopedia of Social Measurement, Three-Volume

ISBN: 9780123693983 Edited By
Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, University of Texas at Dallas, U.S.A.
The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement captures the data, techniques, theories, designs,
applications, histories, and implications of assigning numerical values to social phenomena.
Responding to growing demands for transdisciplinary descriptions of quantitative and
qualitative techniques, measurement, sampling, and statistical methods, it will increase the
proficiency of everyone who gathers and analyzes data. Covering all core social science
disciplines, the 300+ articles of the Encyclopedia of Social Measurement not only present a
comprehensive summary of observational frameworks and mathematical models, but also
offer tools, background information, qualitative methods, and guidelines for structuring the
research process. Articles include examples and applications of research strategies and
techniques, highlighting multidisciplinary options for observing social phenomena. The
alphabetical arrangement of the articles, their glossaries and cross-references, and the
volumes' detailed index will encourage exploration across the social sciences. Descriptions of
important data sets and case studies will help readers understand resources they can often
instantly access. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing,
searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking
to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more
information, pricing options and availability visit

Analytical Techniques
Constructs and Variables
Data Collection
Data Sets and Websites
Data Sources and Subjects
Historical Events and Figures
Interpretation and Data Limitations
Measurement Models
Research Designs
Sampling Design

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography
ISBN: 9780080449104 Edited By
Rob Kitchin, Director of NIRSA, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland.
Nigel Thrift, Vice Chancellor, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world. This groundbreaking project covers every field of human geography and the discipline's relationships to other disciplines, and is global in scope, involving an international set of contributors. Given its broad, inclusive scope and unique online accessibility, it is anticipated that the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography will become the major reference work for the discipline over the coming decades. The Encyclopedia will be available in both limited edition print and online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents: Cartography - Jeremy Crampton, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Development - Katie Willis; Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK Economic
Geography - Henry Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore General - James Sidaway,
University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK Health/Medical - Robin Kearns, The University of Auckland,
Auckland, New Zealand Historical Geography - Brian Graham, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, UK
Methods - Mei-Po Kwan, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA & Sara McLafferty,
University of Illinois Urbana, IL, USA Overview – Nigel Thrift and Rob Kitchin People - Phil
Hubbard, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK Philosophy - Chris Philo, University of
Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Political Geography - Anssi Passi, University of Oulu, Linnanmaa, Oulu,
Finland Regional Development - Costis Hadjimichalis, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece Rural,
Nature/Environment - Paul Cloke, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK Social & Cultural Geography -
Kay Anderson, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia & Rob Kitchin, National
University of Ireland, Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland Urban Geography - Loretta Lees, King's
College London, London, UK Volume Set
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral

ISBN: 9780080430768 Edited By
N. J. Smelser
P. B. Baltes
This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. Not since the publication in 1968 of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by David L. Sills, has there been such an ambitious project to describe the state of the art in all the fields encompassed within the social and behavioral sciences. Available in both print (26 volumes) and online editions, it comprises 4,000 articles, commissioned by 52 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes. Contents:
Overarching Topics: Institutions and infrastructure (D.L. Featherman). History of the social and
behavioral sciences (P. Wagner). Ethics of research and applications (R. McC. Adams, J.
Mittelstrass). Biographies (K.U. Mayer). Integrative concepts and issues (R.M. Lerner, R.A. Scott).
Methodology: Statistics (S.E. Fienberg, J.B. Kadane). Mathematics and computer sciences (A.A.J.
Disciplines: Anthropology (U. Hannerz). Archaeology (M.W. Conkey, P. Kirch). Demography (J.
Hoem). Economics (O. Ashenfelter). Education (F.E. Weinert). Geography (S. Hanson). History (J.
Kocka). Law (M. Galanter, L.B. Edelman). Linguistics (B. Comrie). Philosophy (P. Pettit, A.
Honneth). Political science (N. Polsby). Clinical and applied psychology (T. Wilson). Cognitive
psychology and cognitive science (W. Kintsch). Developmental, social, personality and
Intersecting Fields: Evolutionary sciences (W. Durham, M.W. Feldman). Genetics, behavior and
society (M.W. Feldman, R. Wehner). Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience (R.F. Thompson, J.L.
McClelland). Psychiatry (M. Sabshin, F. Holsboer). Health (R. Schwarzer, J.S. House). Gender
studies (P. England). Religious studies (D. Martin). Expressive forms (W. Griswold).
Environmental/ecological sciences (B.L. Turner). Science and technology studies (S. Jasanoff).
Applications:Organizational and management studies (A. Martinelli). Media studies and
commercial applications (M. Schudson). Urban studies and planning (E. Birch). Public policy (K.
Prewitt, I. Katznelson). Modern cultural concerns (R.A. Shweder).
Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders
ISBN: 9780123741059 Edited By
Katie Kompoliti, Movement Disorders Section, Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical
Center, Chicago, USA
Leonard Verhagen, Movement Disorders Section, Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical
Center, Chicago, USA
The Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders is a comprehensive reference work on movement disorders, encompassing a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and pharmacology. This compilation will feature more than 300 focused entries, including sections on different disease states, pathophysiology, epidemiology, genetics, clinical presentation, diagnostic tools, as well as discussions on relevant basic science topics. This Encyclopedia is an essential addition to any collection, written to be accessible for both the clinical and non-clinical reader. Academic clinicians, translational researchers and basic scientists are brought together to connect experimental findings made in the laboratory to the clinical features, pathophysiology and treatment of movement disorders. The Encyclopedia targets a broad readership, ranging from students to general physicians, basic scientists and Movement Disorder specialists. Published both in print and via Elsevier's online platform of Science Direct, this Encyclopedia will have the enhanced option of integrating traditional print with online multimedia. Contents: Responses to the environment; physiology disorders; physiology and development;
grain composition; grain technology; food production and nutrition; cereal breeding technology;
storage of food grain.
Volumes: Encyclopedia of Grain Science, Three-Volume Set
Comprehensive Natural Products II: Chemistry and

ISBN: 9780080453828 Edited By
Lewis Mander, Australian National University, Australia
Hung-Wen Liu, University of Texas at Austin, USA
This work presents a definitive interpretation of the current status of and future trends in natural products-a dynamic field at the intersection of chemistry and biology concerned with isolation, identification, structure elucidation, and chemical characteristics of naturally occurring compounds such as pheromones, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, and enzymes. With more than 1,800 color figures, Comprehensive Natural Products II features 100% new material and complements rather than replaces the original work ( 1999). Contents:
Natural Products Structural Diversity-I Secondary Metabolites: Organization and Biosynthesis
- fatty acids, polyketide synthases (PKS), terpenes
Natural Products Structural Diversity-II Secondary Metabolites: Sources, Structures and
Chemical Biology

- marine, microorganism, bacteria
Development & Modification of Bioactivity
- developing drugs from natural products; chemistry of key natural products (tea, cannabis etc)
Chemical Ecology
- hormones, pheromones, chemical defence and toxins, antifeedants, allelochemicals
Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
- natural, unnatural, sources and uses
Carbohydrates, Nucleosides & Nucleic Acids
- vaccines, synthesis, enzymatic and biosynthesis of carbohydrate molecules
-vitamins and co-factors, co-enzymes, thiamine, pyridoxal phosphate,
Enzymes and Enzyme Mechanisms
- evolution, mechanism and studies;
Modern Methods for the Investigation of Natural Products
- analytical techniques to investigate structures and methods used by natural product scientists.
Encyclopedia of the Eye, Four-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780123742032 Edited By

Joseph Besharse
Darlene Dartt
Barbara Battelle
Reza Dana
David Beebe
Peter Bex
Paul Bishop
Dean Bok
Patricia D'Amore
Henry Edelhauser
Linda Mcloon
Jerry Niederkorn
Thomas Reh, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.
Ernst Tamm
As the first comprehensive reference for the eye, its support structures, diseases, and treatments, Encyclopedia of the Eye is an important resource for all visual scientists, ophthalmologists, and optometrists, as well as researchers in immunology, infectious disease, cell biology, neurobiology and related disciplines. This four-volume reference is unique in its coverage of information on all tissues important for vision, including the retina, cornea and lens. It also covers the physiological and pathophysiologic processes that affect all eye tissues. This Encyclopedia is invaluable for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are seeking an introduction to an area of eye research. Each chapter explains the basic concepts and provides references to relevant chapters within the Encyclopedia and more detailed articles across the wider research literature. The Encyclopedia is also particularly useful for visual scientists and practitioners who are researching a new area, seeking deeper understanding of important research articles in fields adjacent to their own, or reviewing a grant outside their immediate area of expertise. navigation flexible and easy. Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience
ISBN: 9780080453965 Edited By
George Koob, Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences Department , The Scripps Institute, La
Jolla, California, USA
Michel Le Moal, Neurocentre Magendie Inserm U862, Université Victor Segalen - Bordeaux 2,
Bordeaux, France
Richard Thompson, Neuroscience Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles,
California, USA
Behavioral Neuroscientists study the behavior of animals and humans and the neurobiological and physiological processes that control it. Behavior is the ultimate function of the nervous system, and the study of it is very multidisciplinary. Disorders of behavior in humans touch millions of people's lives significantly, and it is of paramount importance to understand pathological conditions such as addictions, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, autism among others, in order to be able to develop new treatment possibilities. Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience is the first and only multi-volume reference to comprehensively cover the foundation knowledge in the field. This three volume work is edited by world renowned behavioral neuroscientists George F. Koob, The Scripps Research Institute, Michel Le Moal, Universit Bordeaux, and Richard F. Thompson, University of Southern California and written by a premier selection of the leading scientists in their respective fields. Each section is edited by a specialist in the relevant area. The important research in all areas of Behavioral Neuroscience is covered in a total of 210 chapters on topics ranging from neuroethology and learning and memory, to behavioral disorders and psychiatric diseases. International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition
8-Volume Set

ISBN: 9780080448947 Edited By
Eva Baker, Director, Center for the Study of Evaluation, Graduate School of Education and
Information Studies, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Barry McGaw, Director, Education Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and
Development, Paris, FRANCE
Penelope Peterson, Dean, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University,
Illinois, USA
Contents: Demography and Social Change; Learning and Cognition; Education of Professionals;
Economics; Globalization; Philosophy of Education; Education Research Methodology; Primary &
Secondary Education; Educational Assessment; Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning;
Vocational Education and Training; Qualitative Research; Education Measurement; Technology
Educational Evaluation; Education of Children with Special Needs; Curriculum Development; National Systems of Education; Adult Education; Statistics; ECEC Theory; Teacher Education; Early Childhood Education and Care Comprehensive Toxicology
ISBN: 9780080468686 Edited By
Charlene A. McQueen, Department Head in Pharmacal Sciences, Auburn University
Volume 1 - General Principles (Bond) Volume 2 - Cellular and Molecular Toxicology (Ramos) Volume 3 - Toxicology Testing and Evaluation (Lamb) Volume 4 - Biotransformation (Guengerich) Volume 5 - Immune System Toxicology (Lawrence) Volume 6 - Cardiovascular Toxicology (Walker) Volume 7 - Renal Toxicology (Schnellmann) Volume 8 - Respiratory Toxicology (Yost) Volume 9 - Hepatic Toxicology (Roth/Ganey) Volume 10 - Gastrointestinal Toxicology (Hooser) Volume 11 - Reproductive and Endocrine Toxicology (Richburg/Hoyer) Volume 12 - Developmental Toxicology (Knudsen/Daston) Volume 13 - Nervous System and Behavioural Toxicology (Philbert) Volume 14 - Carcinogenesis (Roberts) Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering
ISBN: 9780080932507 Edited By

Enrico Drioli, Institute on Membrane Technology, Rende (CS), Italy
Lidietta Giorno
This multivolume work covers all aspects of membrane science and technology--from basic phenomena to the most advanced applications and future perspectives. Modern membrane engineering is critical to the development of process-intensification strategies and to the stimulation of industrial growth. The work presents researchers and industrial managers with an indispensable tool toward achieving these aims. Contents:
Book 1: Basic aspects of membrane science and engineering Book 2: Membrane operations in molecular separations Book 3: Chemical and biochemical transformations in membrane systems Book 4: Membrane contactors and integrated membrane operations Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
ISBN: 9780080453378 Edited By
Michael Breed, University of Colorado, Boulder, U.S.A.
Janice Moore
The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior has engaged, with great success, the efforts of many of the best behavioral biologists of the 21st century. This comprehensive work covers not only the usual topics such as communication, learning, sexual selection, navigation and the history of the field, but also emerging topics in cognition, animal welfare, conservation and applications of animal behavior. The large section on animal cognition brings together many of the world's experts on the subject to provide a thorough overview of this rapidly developing area. This authoritative reference, with its in-depth introductory articles, rich array of illustrations, interactive cross-referenced links, and numerous suggested readings, can guide the student to an expanded appreciation of the far-flung world of animal behavior. An invaluable tool for teaching and a source of enrichment and detail for any topic covered in an animal behavior course, The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior is the definitive reference work in its field. Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology, Five-
Volume Set

ISBN: 9780123743961 Edited By
David Andrews, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Gregory Scholes, University of Toronto, Canada
Gary Wiederrecht, Group Leader, Nanophotonics Group, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne,
Volume 1 - Nanomaterials; Volume 2 - Biological Nanoscience; Volume 3 - Nanostructured Surfaces; Volume 4 - Nanofabrication and Devices; Volume 5 - Self Assembly and Nanochemistry Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources
ISBN: 9780444520937 Edited By

Chris K. Dyer, Lightening Energy, Dover, NJ, USA
Jurgen Garche, Editor-in-Chief, ZSW, Ulm, Germany
Patrick T. Moseley, International Lead Zinc Research Org. Inc., Durham, NC, USA
Zempachi Ogumi, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan
David A. J. Rand, CSIRO Energy Technology, Clayton, Australia
Bruno Scrosati, Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita' Degli Studi di Roma Sapienza, Italy
The Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources is a truly interdisciplinary reference for those working with batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers, supercapacitors, and photo-electrochemical cells. With a focus on the environmental and economic impact of electrochemical power sources, this five-volume work consolidates coverage of the field and serves as an entry point to the literature for professionals and students alike. Contents:
About 350 Papers Covering: Basics of Electrodes, Electrolytes, Cells, Batteries and Stacks,
Measurement Techniques, Synthesis of Materials, Primary Batteries, Secondary Batteries,
Supercapacitors, and Fuel Cells, Hydrogen Production and Storage, Photoelectrochemical Cells,
Safety, Recycling, Portable, Stationary, and Transportation Application
Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry 2nd
Edition Three-Volume Set

ISBN: 9780080922171 Edited by
John Lindon, Imperial College London

George E. Tranter, Chiralabs Limited
David Koppenaal, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
The Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry pulls key information into a single source for quick access to answers and/or in-depth examination of topics. "SPEC-2" covers theory, methods, and applications for researchers, students, and professionals-combining proven techniques and new insights for comprehensive coverage of the field. The content is available in print and online via ScienceDirect, the latter of which offers optimal flexibility, accessibility, and usability through anytime, anywhere access for multiple users and superior search functionality. Contents:
Fundamentals of Spectroscopy Atomic Spectroscopy Electronic Spectroscopy High Energy Methods High Energy Spectroscopy Magnetic Resonance Mass Spectrometry Raman Spectroscopy Rotational Spectroscopy Spatially Resolved Methods Vibrational Spectroscopy Shreir's Corrosion 4th Edition
ISBN: 9780444527882 Edited By

Tony Richardson, (Coordinating Editor), Anticorrosion Consulting, Durham, UK
Bob Cottis
Rob Lindsay
Stuart Lyon
David Scantlebury
Howard Stott, Corrosion and Protection Centre, School of Materials, University of Manchester,
Manchester, UK
Mike Graham, National Research Council, Institute for Microstructural Sciences, Ontario, Canada
Vol. 1: Basic Concepts, High Temperature Corrosion Vol. 2: Corrosion in Liquids, Experimental Evaluation & Modelling of Corrosion ol. 3: Corrosion of Engineering Materials Vol. 4: Management and Control of Corrosion Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, 3rd
Edition Eighteen-Volume Set

ISBN: 9780122274107 Edited By

Robert Meyers, Ramtech Limited, Tarzana, California, U.S.A.
Nine years has passed since the 1992 second edition of the encyclopedia was published. This completely revised third edition, which is a university and professional level compendium of chemistry, molecular biology, mathematics, and engineering, is refreshed with numerous articles about current research in these fields. For example, the new edition has an increased emphasis on information processing and biotechnology, reflecting the rapid growth of these areas. The continuing Editor-in-Chief, Robert Meyers, and the Board prepared a new topical outline of physical science and technology to define complete coverage. Section editors are either Nobel Laureates or editors of key journals in their fields. Additional Board members representing scientific community recruited.
The new 18-volume edition of the Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, 3E, will
have the added feature of an Index Volume, containing abstracts of all of the articles in the

Contents: Responses to the environment; physiology disorders; physiology and development;
grain composition; grain technology; food production and nutrition; cereal breeding technology;
storage of food grain.
Volumes: Encyclopedia of Grain Science, Three-Volume Set
Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition
14-Volume Set
ISBN: 9780080448541 Edited By

Keith Brown, Affiliated Lecturer at the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics,
niversity of Cambridge, UK The first edition of ELL (1993, Ron Asher, Editor) was hailed as "the field's standard reference work for a generation". Now the all-new second edition matches ELL's comprehensiveness and high quality, expanded for a new generation, while being the first encyclopedia to really exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics. * The most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source in its field * An entirely new work, with new editors, new authors, new topics and newly commissioned articles with a handful of classic articles * The first Encyclopedia to exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics through the online edition * Ground-breaking and International in scope and approach * Alphabetically arranged with extensive cross-referencing * Available in print and online, priced separately. The online version will include updates as subjects develop ELL2 includes: * c. 7,500,000 words * c. 11,000 pages * c. 3,000 articles * c. 1,500 figures: 130 halftones and 150 colour * Supplementary audio, video and text files online * c. 3,500 glossary definitions * c. 39,000 references * Extensive list of commonly used abbreviations * List of languages of the world (including information on no. of speakers, language family, etc.) * Approximately 700 biographical entries (now includes contemporary linguists) * 200 language maps in print and online Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. Contents:
Phonetics (John H. Esling, University of Victoria, Canada). Phonology (Richard Wiese, University of Marburg, Germany). Morphology (Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand). Syntax (Jim P. Blevins, University of Cambridge, UK). Typology & Universals (Bernd Heine, University of Cologne, Germany). Historical & Comparative Linguistics (Mark Hale, Concordia University, Canada). Sign Language (Bencie Woll, City University, England). Foundations of Linguistics (Billy Clark, Middlesex University, UK). Semantics - grammatical (Osten Dahl, Stockholm University, Sweden). Semantics (logical & lexical) (Keith Allan, Monash University, Australia). Pragmatics (Jacob Mey, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark). Lexicography (Patrick Hanks, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany).


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