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The nature handbook : a guide to observing the great outdoors

Author: Ernest H Williams
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guidebook takes the concept and format of a standard field guide in a new direction. It is designed for anyone interested in nature, explores the natural world through a series of observations based on general themes including-- relationship of size and shape, adapatations, distribution patterns, behavior, and diversity of life forms. Readers will learn about plants, animals, and habitats, as they discover the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ebook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest H Williams
ISBN: 9780195179293 9780195171945 0195179293 0195171942
OCLC Number: 55596635
Description: xiv, 263 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PLANTS --
flowers and seeds --
trees --
Plant features --
ANIMALS --
color and pattern --
Ecology and behavior --
Birds --
Insects --
HABITATS --
Mountains --
Forests --
Fields and meadows --
Deserts and prairies --
Water and wetlands --
Coasts --
Global patterns.
Responsibility: Ernest H. Williams, Jr.
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Designed for those interested in nature, this book explores the natural world through a series of observations based on general themes including - relationship of size and shape, adaptations,  Read more...

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" The Nature Handbook defines a unique niche among guidebooks and research literature- and does an excellent job of filling it" -- The Quarterly Review of Biology

 
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