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Biodiversity, ecosystems, and conservation in northern Mexico

Author: Jean-Luc E Cartron; Gerardo Ceballos; Richard Stephen Felger
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the biodiversity and biogeography of northern Mexico. This book also documents the biological importance of regional ecosystems and the impacts of human land use on the conservation status  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Luc E Cartron; Gerardo Ceballos; Richard Stephen Felger
ISBN: 0195156722 9780195156720
OCLC Number: 55625667
Description: xvi, 496 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Biodiversity, ecosystems, and conservation : prospects for northern Mexico / Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Gerardo Ceballos, and Richard S. Felger --
Northern Mexico's landscape, part 1. : The physical setting and constraints on modeling biotic evolution / Ismael Ferrusquía-Villafranca, Laura I. González Guzmán, and Jean-Luc E. Cartron --
Northern Mexico's landscape, part 2. : The biotic setting across time / Ismael Ferrusquía-Villafranca and Laura I. González Guzmán --
Recent history of natural resource use and population growth in Northern Mexico / Scott H. Stoleson [and others] --
Mexico's legal and institutional framework for the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems / Alberto Székely [and others] --
Distribution and diversity of grasses in the Yécora region of the Sierra Madre occidental of Eastern Sonora, Mexico / Thomas R. Van Devender [and others] --
Scorpion biodiversity and patterns of endemism in Northern Mexico / W. David Sissom and Brent E. Hendrixson --
Fishes of the continental waters of Tamaulipas : diversity and conservation status / Francisco J. García de León [and others] --
Historical and ecological biogeography of the terrestrial herpetofauna of Northern Baja California / L. Lee Grismer and Eric Mellink --
Macrofaunal diversity in the Gulf of California / Richard C. Brusca [and others] --
Hummingbird communities along and elevational gradient in the Sierra Madre occidental of Eastern Sonora, Mexico / Thomas R. Van Devender [and others] --
Mammalian phylogeography and evolutionary history of Northern Mexico's deserts / David J. Hafner and Brett R. Riddle --
Extreme succulent plant diversity on Cerro Colorado near San Ignacio, Baja California Sur / Mark A. Dimmitt, John F. Wiens, and Thomas R. Van Devender --
Cactus diversity and endemism in the Chihuahuan desert region / Héctor M. Herńandez and Carlos Gómez-Hinostrosa --
Cetacean diversity and conservation in the Gulf of California / Jorge Urbán R. [and others] --
The ecological importance of mangroves in Baja California Sur : conservation implications for an endangered ecosystem / Robert C. Whitmore [and others] --
Avian communities of arroyos and desert oases in Baja California Sur : implications for conservation / Ricardo Rodríguez-Estrella, Ma. Carmen Blaźquez, and Juan Manuel Lobato G. --
Impact of concrete power poles on raptors and ravens in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico / Jean-Luc E. Cartron [and others] --
Baja California's enduring Mediterranean vegetation : early accounts, human impacts, and conservation status / Richard A. Minnich and Ernesto Franco-Vizcaíno --
History, ecology, and conservation of the pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, and black bear in Mexico / Rodrigo A. Medellín [and others] --
Sea turtles in Northwestern Mexico : conservation, ethnobiology, and desperation / Richard S. Felger, Wallace J. Nichols, and Jeffrey A. Seminoff --
Prairie dogs, cattle, and crops : diversity and conservation of the grassland-shrubland habitat mosaic in Northwestern Chihuahua / Gerardo Ceballos [and others] --
Habitat associations and conservation of grassland birds in the Chihuahuan desert region : two case studies in Chihuahua / Martha J. Desmond [and others] --
Nesting seabirds of the Gulf of California's offshore islands : diversity, ecology and conservation / Enriqueta Velarde [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Gerardo Ceballos, Richard Stephen Felger.
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