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Biogeography: Introduction to Space, Time and Life

By: Glen Macdonald

518 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, dist maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #123344
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Hardback | Mar 2002 | #141051 | ISBN: 0471241938
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Includes the key concepts related to the study of vegetation and animal distributions and the human impact on the large-scale distribution of organisms.

...a comprehensive and informative text that condenses the diversity embraced by the discipline and aptly represents current biogeographical thinking... (Transactions of the IBG, Vol.29, 2004)


Preface. 1. An Introduction. 2. Some Basics. 3. Physical Environment and the Distribution of Life. 4. Biological Interactions and the Distribution of Life. 5. Disturbance and Succession. 6. Communities, Formations and Biomes. 7. Changing Continents and Climates. 8. Dispersal, Colonization and Invasion. 9. Evolution, Speciation and Extinction. 10. Realms, Regions and Provinces: The Biogeographic Subdivisions of the Earth. 11. Evolution, Extinction and the Human Story. 12. Biogeography and Modern Biodiversity. 13. Biogeography Distributions and Reconstructing of the History of Life. 14. Biogeography and Conservation.

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