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The biogeography of the Australian north west shelf : environmental change and life's response

Author: Barry Robert Wilson
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Elsevier, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Biogeography of the Australian North West Shelf provides the first assembly of existing information of the North West Shelf in terms of geological, oceanographic and climatological history and current understanding of such issues as biodiversity, connectivity, larval dispersal and speciation in the sea that determine the distribution patterns of its invertebrate fauna. It is intended as a source of information  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wilson, Barry Robert, 1935-
Biogeography of the Australian north west shelf.
Burlington, MA : Elsevier, 2013
(DLC) 2013012380
(OCoLC)836748389
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Robert Wilson
ISBN: 9780124114883 0124114881
OCLC Number: 849921370
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The contemporary physical environment --
3. Intertidal rocky shores --
4. Coral reefs of the north west shelf --
5. Mangrove habitat and associated fauna --
6. Habitats and biotic assemblages of intertidal sandy and muddy shores --
7. Benthic shelf and slope habitats --
8. Patterns of life and the processes that produce them --
9. An overview of the historical biogeography of the north west shelf.
Responsibility: by Barry Wilson.

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Provides information of the North West Shelf in terms of geological, oceanographic and climatological history and understanding of such issues as biodiversity, connectivity, larval dispersal and  Read more...

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