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Biodiversity : an introduction

Author: Kevin J Gaston; John I Spicer
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Science, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This primer is designed for undergraduate students taking short courses in biodiversity, and aims to provide an overview of the subject as well as an entry into the primary literature. It is intended as a basis for an entire course on biodiversity.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J Gaston; John I Spicer
ISBN: 0632049537 9780632049530
OCLC Number: 37379855
Description: x, 113 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. What is biodiversity? --
2. Biodiversity through time --
3. Mapping biodiversity --
4. Does biodiversity matter? --
5. Maintaining biodiversity.
Responsibility: Kevin J. Gaston and John I. Spicer.
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