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Panbiogeography: Tracking the History of Life

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Series: Oxford Biogeography Series Volume: 12

By: John R Grehan, Robin C Craw and Michael J Heads

229 pages, Illus, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Jun 1999 | #28747 | ISBN: 0195074416
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Presents a new approach to the sciences of plant and animal distribution, bringing in a novel synthesis of geology, ecology, and tectonics, and a new model integrating biogeographic processes involved with the evolution of biological communities.


1. Introduction: What is Panbiogeography?; 2. Life as Geological Layer: Panbiogeography and the Earth Sciences; 3. Mapping the Trees of Life: Panbiogeography, Phylogenetic Systematics and Evolutionary Processes; 4. Tracking the Trees of Life: Lines, Map, and Matrix; 5. Towards a New Regional Biogeography: The Revival of Biogeographical Classification; 6. Tracks, Nodes, Biodiversity and Conservation; 7. Glossary

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