Biogeography (Book, 2006) []
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Author: Mark V Lomolino; James H Brown; Brett R Riddle
Publisher: Sunderland : Sinauer Associates, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Starting from simple facts and principles and assuming only a rudimentary knowledge of biology, geography, and Earth history, the updated and revised text explains the relationships between  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark V Lomolino; James H Brown; Brett R Riddle
ISBN: 0878930620 9780878930623
OCLC Number: 443913869
Description: XIII, 845 str. : ilustr. ; 29 cm
Contents: UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE DISCIPLINE - The Science of Biogeography - The History of Biogeography - UNIT 2: THE ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING AND BASIC BIOGEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS - Physical Setting-The Geographic Template - Distributions of Single Species-Ecological Foundations - The Geography of Communities - UNIT 3: EARTH HISTORY AND FUNDAMENTAL BIOGEOGRAPHIC PROCESSES (HISTORICAL PATTERNS AND PROCESSES) - Dispersal/Immigration - Speciation and Extinction - The Changing Earth - Climate Change and Biogeography of the Pleistocene - UNIT 4: EVOLUTION, HISTORY OF BIOTAS AND LINEAGES - Geography of Diversification - The History of Lineages - The History of Earth and Its Biotas - UNIT 5: ECOLOGICAL BIOGEOGRAPHY - Island Biogeography: Patterns in Species Richness - Assembly and Evolution of Insular Communities - Geographic Gradients in Diversity across Continents and Ocean Basins - Ecogeography, Areography and Macroecology - UNIT 6: CONSERVATION BIOGEOGRAPHY AND NEW FRONTIERS - Biodiversity and the Geography of Extinctions - Conservation Biogeography and the Biogeography of Humanity - Frontiers of Biogeography -
Responsibility: Mark V. Lomolino, Brett R. Riddle, James H. Brown.


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