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Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatan Peninsula

Provides up-to-date information on the state of biodiversity and conservation in the Yucatan Peninsula based on state-of-the-art research, for both coastal and forest ecosystems
Gives a deep understanding of the multi-faceted aspects of the challenges awaiting biodiversity in face of global change in the Yucatan Peninsula

By: Gerald Alexander Islebe (Editor), Sophie Calmé (Editor), Jorge L Léon-Cortés (Editor), Birgit Schmook (Editor)

401 pages, 32 colour & 16 b/w illustrations, 29 tables

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Nov 2015 | #216676 | ISBN-13: 9783319065281
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About this book

Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula provides information relevant for the conservation of biodiversity and the sound management of the coastal and forest ecosystems of the Yucatán Peninsula in the face of global change. Various aspects of the biodiversity of the Yucatán Peninsula are analyzed in an integrative manner, including phenological, ecophysiological, ecological and conservation aspects of plants and animals and their relationships with humans in coastal and forest ecosystems.


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Biography

Dr. Gerald Islebe, PhD University of Amsterdam, more than 70 papers on paleoecology and tropical plant ecology. 16 years of experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. Highest level in the Mexican National System of Researchers (N3). Dr. Sophie Calme, PhD Laval University, more than 40 scientific papers on animal ecology and conservation, and plant ecophysiology; 5 books, 3 of them as editor. 15 years of experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. Member of the Mexican National System of Researchers. Dr. Jorge L. Leon-Cortes, PhD University of Leeds, more than 40 scientific papers on insect ecology and biodiversity. Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and Member of the National System of Researchers. Dr. Birgit Schmook, PhD Clark University, more than 40 scientific papers on human migration, ecology, environment and changes in land use. 20 years of experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. Member of the Mexican National System of Researchers.

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