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Precious heritage : the status of biodiversity in the United States

Author: Lynn S KutnerBruce A SteinJonathan S AdamsNature Conservancy (U.S.)Ebrary, Inc.All authors
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats
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The United States harbours an array of ecosystems which in turn sustain a variety of plant and animal life. This illustrated volume considers how species and ecosystems are faring, what is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn S Kutner; Bruce A Stein; Jonathan S Adams; Nature Conservancy (U.S.); Ebrary, Inc.; Association for Biodiversity Information.
ISBN: 0195125193 9780195125191
OCLC Number: 740753500
Notes: "A joint project of the Nature Conservancy & Association for Biodiversity Information."
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2009. online-Ressource.
Description: xxv, 399 Seiten : color Illustrationen, Karten (some color)
Contents: Foreword ; Preface ; Contributors ; Participating Institutions ; Acknowledgements ; 1. Biodiversity: Our Precious Heritage ; 2. Discovering Life in America: Tools and Techniques of Biodiversity Inventory ; 3. A Remarkable Array: Species Diversity in the United States ; 4. Conservation Status of U.S. Species ; 5. State of the States: Geographic Patterns of Diversity, Rarity, and Endemism ; 6. The Geography of Imperilment: Targeting Conservation towards Critical Biodiversity Areas ; 7. More than the Sum of the Parts: Diversity and Status of Ecological Systems ; 8. Leading Threats to U.S. Biodiversity: What's Threatening Imperiled Species ; 9. Strategies for Biodiversity Protection ; 10. Owning Up to Our Responsibilities: Who Owns Lands Important for Biodiversity? ; 11. Safeguarding Our Precious Heritage ; Appendix A: Extinct and missing species of the United States ; Appendix B: State Diversity, Endemism, and Rarity ; Appendix C: Kuchler Potential Natural Vegetation Types ; Appendix D: Principal Sources for the Natural Heritage Central Databases ; Literature Cited
Responsibility: edited by Bruce A. Stein, Lynn S. Kutner, Jonathan S. Adams ; graphics by Nicole S. Rousmaniere.

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