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Biodiversity in Land - Inland Water Ecotones


Series: Man and the Biosphere Volume: 18

Edited By: Jean-Bernard Lachavanne and Raphaelle Juge

308 pages, Figs, tabs

Parthenon Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #49912 | ISBN: 1850707359
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This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 25th Congress of the International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology (SIL). It explores the role and importance of terrestrial-aquatic ecotones in maintaining local, regional and global diversity. The 14 chapters focus on the following topics: the diversity of a wide range of biotic groups; the rationale for studying and conserving biodiversity in land/inland water ecotones; microbial biodiversity; the dynamics of diversity and its expression over gradients and boundaries; habitat complexity; ecotonal biodiversity and sustainability in unique tropical landscapes.


Why Study Biodiversity in Land/Inland Water Ecotones Patterns and Regulations of Plant Diversity in Lacustrine Ecotones. Invertebrate Biodiversity in Land-Inland Water Ecotonal Habitats. Bird Diversity in Ecotonal Habitats. Mammal Diversity inInland Water Ecotone Habitats. Ecotonal Biodiversity and Sustainability in Unique Tropical Landscapes. Index.

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