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  • Lera, Thomas (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2012)
    Rarely do scholars of postal organizations and systems meet and discuss their ideas and research with scholars of philately. In an attempt to bridge this gap, the National Postal Museum and the American Philatelic Society ...
  • Emry, Robert J. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2002)
    This is a volume of collected papers published to honor the career of Clayton E. Ray, now Curator Emeritus in the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, and Curator ...
  • El-Baz, Farouk (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1977)
    During the Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab flights, orbiting astronauts collected valuable information by means of observations and photography of Earth. Strengthened by the experience gained on these flights, the Earth ...
  • Cooper, G. Arthur; Grant, Richard E. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1975)
    The third of a six-part monograph on the Permian brachiopods of the Glass, Guadalupe and other mountain ranges of West Texas, this volume contains systematic descriptions of genera and species in the suborders Productidina ...
  • Hawkins, Gerald S. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1967)
  • Cartwright, Oscar L.; Chalumeau, Fortune E. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1978)
    Forty species and subspecies of Scarabaeoidea: 2 Passalidae, 1 Ceratocanthidae, and 37 Scarabaeidae are listed from Dominica; 23 species and 1 subspecies were found for the first time on the island. For each species are ...
  • Emmons, Louise H. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2012)
    We studied the behavioral ecology of maned wolves (Canidae: Chrysocyon brachyurus) for 10 years in Cerrado habitat of Noel Kempff National Park, Bolivia. Most data were collected by GPS-collar technology, which yielded ...
  • Burns, John M. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1985)
    Although Wallengrenia otho (Smith) and W. egeremet (Scudder) were described as different species (in 1797 and 1863), once egeremet was listed as a variety of otho (in 1877), it tended to stay that way. By mid-twentieth ...
  • Stanley, Daniel Jean (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1988)
    Sedimentological study of the Late Cretaceous volcaniclastic deposits in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, emphasizing primary structures and bedforms, reveals a remarkable suite of sandy lithofacies. An inventory of the ...
  • Culver, Stephen J.; Buzas, Martin A. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1981)
    A computer file of all published (presence or absence) distributional data on the living and dead recent benthic foraminifera in the Gulf of Mexico was constructed from 77 papers published since 1918. Manipulation of this ...
  • Paul C. Silva; Menez, Ernani G.; Moe, Richard L. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1987)
    All published records of benthic marine algae from the Philippines are assembled in a catalog with the taxa arranged according to an assumed phylogenetic scheme to the rank of family. The taxonomic framework takes into ...
  • Phillips, Ronald C.; Menez, Ernani G. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1988)
    This work presents general and current information on seagrass ecology, physiology, biology, distribution and evolution. Additionally, all known taxa of seagrasses are keyed to recognized species. Forty-eight species are ...
  • Kelling, Gilbert; Maldonado, Andres; Stanley, Daniel Jean (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1979)
    The Balearic Rise is a morphologically and structurally complex feature on the southern margin of the Balearic Platform, in the western Mediterranean. Originating as a foundered block in Late Miocene time, the rise has ...
  • Schneider, Craig W. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1983)
    A monographic study of Audouinella in the Atlantic waters of North Carolina reports 15 taxa from coastal and continental shelf habitats. Three of these, A. affinis, A. hoytii, and A. ophioglossa, herein described as a new ...
  • Stanley, Daniel Jean (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1980)
    The Upper Eocene to Lower Oligocene Saint-Antonin Conglomerate, a formation more than 1000 m thick well exposed in the French Maritime Alps, about 30 km north of the Mediterranean coast, comprises coarsening-upward ...
  • Gennesseaux, Maurice G.; Stanley, Daniel Jean (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1983)
    The seafloor between Sardinia, Tunisia, and Sicily occupies a key sector essential for understanding the geological evolution of the central Mediterranean. Although plate motion is generally considered as an explanation, ...
  • Stanley, Daniel Jean (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1980)
    Submarine canyon wall and tributary sequences at three Annot Sandstone localities in the French Maritime Alps record early-stage resedimentation events in proximal sectors of the Tertiary Annot Basin. Canyon margin lithofacies ...
  • Menez, Ernani G.; Calumpong, Hilconida P. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1982)
    This taxonomic study of Caulerpa shows 20 taxa occurring in Central Visayas, Philipines, including Caulerpa reyesii, new species. Of these, three are newly reported from the Philippines and seven taxa are new records from ...
  • Blanpied, Christian; Stanley, Daniel Jean (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1981)
    Unifites are nearly structureless, often thick, layers of clayey silt and silty clay that appear compositionally homogeneous and generally show a subtle fining-upward trend. Formed by uniform and faintly laminated muds, ...
  • Menez, Ernani G.; Phillips, Ronald C.; Calumpong, Hilconida P. (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1983)
    Seagrasses were collected from various islands in the Philippines during 1978-1982. A total of 12 species in seven genera are recorded. Generic and specific keys, based on vegetative characters, are provided for easier ...

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