Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: Gerald J. Bakus

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Gerald J. Bakus
GERALD J. BAKUS, Ph.D., is Professor of Biology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has more than five decades of experience in the fields of biology and ecology. He obtained training in terrestrial biology as an undergraduate student, freshwater biology as a master’s degree student, and marine biology for his Ph.D. at the University of Washington, Seattle. In addition to his many published research and review articles, Dr. Bakus is the author of Coral Reef Ecosystems (1994), Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities (2007), and a series of natural history books focusing on the wonders of several states. The principal reason for producing these books is to make people aware of eachremarkable state and receive enjoyment from observing their great natural beauty. Dr. Bakus teaches general ecology, marine biology, natural history of California, and quantitative biology.

Natural History of California
Natural History of California

The book titled Natural History of California: In an Acorn was developed from a multimedia CD developed at the University of Southern California. It was based on a course titled Ecology and Natural History of California offered at the University of Southern California. Dr. Bakus teaches general ecology, marine biology, and quantitative biology. The principal reason for producing this book is to make people aware of this remarkable state and receive enjoyment from observing its great natural beauty.

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Paperback
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 color paperback, 331 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jul 27, 2011)
ISBN10: 1432776398
ISBN13: 9781432776398
Genre: NATURE / Reference

 

Natural History of NevadaNatural History of Nevada

GERALD J. BAKUS, Ph.D., is Professor of Biology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has more than five decades of experience in the fields of biology and ecology. He obtained training in terrestrial biology as an undergraduate student, freshwater biology as a master%u2019s degree student, and marine biology for his Ph.D. at the University of Washington, Seattle. In addition to his many published research and review articles, Dr. Bakus is the author of Coral Reef Ecosystems (1994), Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities (2007), Natural History of California (2011), Natural History of Santa Catalina Island (2011), and Natural History of Oregon (2012). Dr. Bakus teaches general ecology, marine biology, natural history of California, and quantitative biology. The principal reason for producing this book is to make people aware of this remarkable state and receive enjoyment from observing its great natural beauty.

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Paperback
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 color paperback, 338 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (May 11, 2012)
ISBN10: 1432787721
ISBN13: 9781432787721
Genre: NATURE / Ecology
Natural History of New Mexico

Natural History of New Mexico

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Paperback
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 color paperback, 360 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jun 26, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478705132
ISBN13: 9781478705130
Genre: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General

 

 

 

Natural History of OregonNatural History of Oregon

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Paperback
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 color paperback, 313 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jan 22, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478718765
ISBN13: 9781478718765
Genre: NATURE / Ecology
Natural History of Santa Catalina Island

Natural History of Santa Catalina Island

The book Natural History of Santa Catalina Island was developed from a multimedia CD developed at the University of Southern California. It was based on a course titled “Ecology and Natural History of California” offered at Santa Catalina Island in 2011. Dr. Bakus teaches general ecology, marine biology, natural history of California, and quantitative biology. The principal reason for producing this book is to make people aware of this remarkable island and receive enjoyment from observing its great natural beauty.

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Paperback
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 color paperback, 403 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jul 26, 2011)
ISBN10: 1432775529
ISBN13: 9781432775520
Genre: HISTORY / Reference

 

Coral Reefs and Tropical RegionsCoral Reefs and Tropical Regions

Dr. Bakus is the author of Coral Reef Ecosystems (1994), Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities (2007), Natural History of California (2011), Natural History of Santa Catalina Island (2011), Natural History of Oregon (2012), Natural History of Nevada (2012), Natural History of Arizona (2012), and Natural History of New Mexico (2013). Dr. Bakus teaches general ecology, marine biology, natural history of California, and quantitative biology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The current book is about coral reef ecology with numerous photos and personal recollections over a period of 40 years.

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Paperback
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 economy color paperback, 266 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Mar 05, 2014)
ISBN10: 147873020X
ISBN13: 9781478730200
Genre: NATURE / General

 

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