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Adaptation and Evolution in Marine Environments, Volume 1: The Impacts of Global Change on Biodiversity

Series: From Pole to Pole Volume: 1

Edited By: Cinzia Verde, Guido di Prisco and Cinzia Verde

222 pages, 17 colour photos and illustrations, 12 b/w illustrations, tables

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Mar 2012 | #197252 | ISBN-13: 9783642273513
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The poles undergo climate changes exceeding those in the rest of the world in terms of their speed and extent, and have a key role in modulating the climate of the Earth. Ecosystems adapted to polar environments are likely to become vulnerable to climate changes. Their responses allow us to analyse and foresee the impact of changes at lower latitudes. We need to increase our knowledge of the polar marine fauna of continental shelves, slopes and deep sea, as identifying the responses of species is crucial to establishing efficient strategies against threats to biodiversity, using international and cross-disciplinary approaches.


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