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Krakatau : the destruction and reassembly of an island ecosystem

Author: I W B Thornton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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On August 27, 1883, the island of Krakatau near Java erupted with a force nearly ten thousand times that of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, obliterating all plant and animal life. This book is a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I W B Thornton
ISBN: 0674505727 9780674505728
OCLC Number: 39902055
Description: xi, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments One Touch of Nature The Day That Shook the World The Great Enigmas of 1883 Why Krakatau? Life Returns The "Krakatau Problem" Arrival Krakatau's Child Community Enrichment Divergence of the Forests Life on an Active Volcano Krakatau and Island Biogeography Community Assembly: Lottery or Jigsaw Puzzle? The Human Presence, Past and Future Glossary Biographical Notes References Credits Author Index General Index
Responsibility: Ian Thornton.

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