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Biodiversity in drylands : toward a unified framework

Author: Long-term ecological research program.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Long-Term Ecological Research Network series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Long-term ecological research program.
ISBN: 0195139852 9780195139853
OCLC Number: 469556175
Notes: Bibliogr. en fin de chap. Index.
Description: XVII-347 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1: Moshe Shachak, James R. Gosz, Avi Perevolotsky, and Steward T.A. Pickett: Introduction: A Framework for Biodiversity StudiesI. Living Components of Biodiversity: Organisms2: Yoram Ayal, Gary A. Polis, Yael Lubin, and Deborah E. Goldberg: How Can Animal Diversity Be Supported in Low-Productivity Deserts?: The Role of Macrodetritivory and Habitat Physiognomy3: Salit Kark, Sergei Volis, and Ariel Novoplansky: Biodiversity Among Core-Periphery Clines4: William A. Mitchell, Burt P. Kotler, Joel S. Brown, Leon Blaustein, and Sasha R.X. Dall: Species Diversity, Environmental Heterogeneity, and Species Interactions5: Yaron Ziv, Michael L. Rosenzweig, and Robert D. Holt: SHALOM: A Landscape Simulation Model for Understanding Animal Biodiversity6: William Edward Kunin and Jack J. Lennon: Spacial Scale and Species Diversity: Building Species-Area Curves from Species Incidence7: Peter M. Groffman, Eli Zaady, and Moshe Shachak: Microbial Contributions to Biodiversity in Deserts8: Gary A. Polis, Yoram Ayal, Alona Bachi, Sasha R.X. Dall, Deborah E. Goldberg, Robert D. Holt, Salit Kark, Burt P. Kotler, and William A. Mitchell: United Framework I: Interspecific Interactions and Species Diversity in DrylandsII. Ecological Complexes of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Landscapes9: Moshe Shachak, Stewart T.A. Pickett, and James R. Gosz: Species Diversity and Ecosystem Processes in Water-Limited Systems10: Bertrand Boeken, Yarden Oren, Shlomo Brandywine, and Sol Brand: Linking Species Diversity and Landscape Diversity11: Mark E. Ritchie and Han Olff: The Impact of Animals on Species Diversity in Arid-Land Plant Communities12: Mark E. Ritchie and Han Olff: Resource Partitioning and Biodiversity in Fractal Environments with Applications to Dryland Communities13: Moshe Shachak, Robert Waide, and Peter M. Groffman: Unified Framework II: Ecosystem Processes - A Link Between Species and Landscape DiversityIII. Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management14: David Ward: The Effects of Grazing on Plant Biodiversity in Arid Ecosystems15: Arian Pregenzer, Robert R. Parmenter, Howard Passell, John R. Vande Castle, Thomas K. Budge, and Gregory Michael Bonito: Sustainability in Arid Grasslands: New Technology Applications for Management16: Michael L. Rosenzweig: Reconciliation Ecology and the Future of Species Diversity17: Avi Perevolotsky, Moshe Shachak, and Stewart T.A. Pickett: Management for Biodiversity: Human and Landscape Effects on Dry Environments18: Anna A. Sher, Bruce M. Kahn, and Christopher R. Dickman: United Framework III: Human Interactions with Biodiversity19: Moshe Shachak, James R. Gosz, Avi Perevolotsky, and Stewart T.A. Pickett: Toward a United Framework in Biodiversity Studies
Series Title: Long-Term Ecological Research Network series
Responsibility: ed ; by Moshe Shachak, James R. Gosz, Steward T.A. Pickett [et autres].
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