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Extinction rates

Author: John H Lawton; Robert M May
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002, ©1995.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Lawton; Robert M May
ISBN: 019854829X 9780198548294
OCLC Number: 1080857981
Description: xii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Assessing extinction rates / Robert M. May, John H. Lawton, Nigel E. Stork --
Extinctions in the fossil record / David Jablonski --
Constancy and change of life in the sea / J.B.C. Jackson --
Insect faunas in ice age environments : why so little extinction? / G.R. Coope --
Bird extinctions in the central Pacific / Stuart L. Pimm, Michael P. Moulton, Lenora J. Justice --
Extinctions in Mediterranean areas / Werner Greuter --
Recent past and future extinctions in birds / Colin J. Bibby --
Rates and patterns of extinction among British invertebrates / J.A. Thomas, M.G. Morris --
Assessing the risk of plant extinction due to pollinator and disperser failure / W.J. Bond --
Population dynamic principles / John H. Lawton --
Estimating extinction from molecular phylogenies / Sean Nee, Edward C. Holmes, Robert M. May, Paul H. Harvey --
Biological models for monitoring species decline: the construction and use of databases / C.R. Margules, M.P. Austin --
Classification of threatened species and its role in conservation planning / Georgina M. Mace --
The scale of the human enterprise and biodiversity loss / Paul R. Ehrlich.
Responsibility: edited by John H. Lawton and Robert M. May.

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