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Tropical Ecology

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By: J Hubbell

400 pages, 20 b/w photos, 80 illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | #33214 | ISBN-13: 9780412023613
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Key textbook. Contents: Part 1: Overview of the Tropics: nutshell history of tropical ecology; tropical climatology; biogeography then and now; tropical diversity; terrestrial biomes; inland water bioomes; coastal biomes; estuaries; mangrove forest; marine biomes. Part 2: Habitats and Organisms: rain forests, seasonal forests; montane habitats; savannas; lakes; inshore. Part 3: the tropics, man, and the future: are the tropics unique?; some generalizations about the future.


Contents

Part 1: Overview of the tropics: nutshell history of tropical ecology; tropical climatology; biogeography then and now; tropical diversity; terrestrial biomes; inland water biomes; coastal biomes; estuaries; mangrove forest; marine biomes. Part 2: habitats and organisms rain forests; seasonal forests; montane habitats; savannas; lakes; inshore. Part 3: The tropics, man, and the future: are the tropics unique? some generalizations scrutinized; human ecology in the tropics; conserving the tropics.

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