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Cliff Ecology Pattern and Process in Cliff Ecosystems

By: Douglas W Larson, Uta Matthes and Peter E Kelly
340 pages, 72 b/w photos, 63 illus, 128 figs, 14 tabs
Cliff Ecology
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  • Cliff Ecology ISBN: 9780521019217 Paperback Sep 2005 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
  • Cliff Ecology ISBN: 9780521554893 Hardback Jan 2000 Out of Print #100773
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About this book

Reviews information about the geology, geomorphology, microclimate, flora and fauna of both sea and inland cliffs. Evidence is presented to suggest that cliffs worldwide may represent an invaluable type of ecosystem, consisting of some of the least disturbed habitats on earth and contributing more to the biodiversity of a region than their surface coverage would indicate.


1. Introduction; 2. Geology; 3. Physical environment; 4. Flora; 5. Fauna; 6. Controlling processes; 7. Interactions with humans; 8. Summary, opportunities and synthesis.

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By: Douglas W Larson, Uta Matthes and Peter E Kelly
340 pages, 72 b/w photos, 63 illus, 128 figs, 14 tabs
Media reviews
'A must for the library.' Bulletin of the British Ecological Society ' ... a good summary of what is known about cliffs.' Journal of Ecology 'The authors are to be congratulated on this work, deserves to become a classic ...'. Stefan Porembski, Plant Systems and Evolution
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