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Biodiversity in drylands : toward a unified framework

Author: Moshe Shachak
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Long-Term Ecological Research Network series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first volume in the "Long Term Ecological Research Network" series, this book summarizes the state of knowledge about biodiversity in drylands, and seeks to identify questions and strategies for future research and to lay out guidelines for management of biodiversity in desert and semi desert regions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Biodiversity in drylands.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2003015271
(OCoLC)52553710
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Moshe Shachak
ISBN: 9780198032014 0198032013 1423760875 9781423760870 1433700794 9781433700798
OCLC Number: 65189780
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 347 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Contributors; 1 Introduction: A Framework for Biodiversity Studies; I: Living Components of Biodiversity: Organisms; 2 How Can High Animal Diversity Be Supported in Low-Productivity Deserts?: The Role of Macrodetritivory and Habitat Physiognomy; 3 Biodiversity Along Core-Periphery Clines; 4 Species Diversity, Environmental Heterogeneity, and Species Interactions; 5 SHALOM: A Landscape Simulation Model for Understanding Animal Biodiversity; 6 Spatial Scale and Species Diversity: Building Species-Area Curves from Species Incidence; 7 Microbial Contributions to Biodiversity in Deserts.
Series Title: Long-Term Ecological Research Network series.
Responsibility: edited by Moshe Shachak [and others].

Abstract:

The first volume in the "Long Term Ecological Research Network" series, this book summarizes the state of knowledge about biodiversity in drylands, and seeks to identify questions and strategies for future research and to lay out guidelines for management of biodiversity in desert and semi desert regions.
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