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Biogeography : an ecological and evolutionary approach

Author: C Barry Cox; Peter D Moore
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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The latest edition of this highly successful and popular textbook has been completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in biogeography. It offers excellent insight into the multi-disciplinary nature of biogeography, providing the student with a sound historical base, up-to-date factual content and a clear explanation of current controversies.; New chapter on molecular evidence for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cox, C. Barry (Christopher Barry), 1931-
Biogeography.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2004009770
(OCoLC)55067404
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Barry Cox; Peter D Moore
ISBN: 9781444311174 1444311174
OCLC Number: 463319972
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 428 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction to biogeography --
A history of biogeography --
Patterns of biodiversity --
Patterns of distribution --
Communities and ecosystems --
The source of novelty --
Life, death and evolution on islands --
Living in the past --
The geography of life today --
Ice and change --
Transforming the planet --
Drawing lines in the water --
Interpreting the past: I. Molecular and isotopic biogeography --
Interpreting the past: II. Principles and practice --
Foretelling the future.
Responsibility: C. Barry Cox and Peter D. Moore.
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