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Islands: Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Function

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Series: Ecological Studies Volume: 115

Edited By: PM Vitousek, LL Loope and H Adsersen

238 pages, 17 figs


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #45649 | ISBN: 3540579478
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Islands provide an opportunity to determine the direct effects of biological diversity on ecosystem function. This book addresses the components of biological diversity on islands and their patterns of variation; the modern threats to the maintenance of biological diversity on islands; the global implications of islands for conservation; and how islands can help one to understand the processes inducing changes throughout the world.

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