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Dynamic Biogeography


Series: Cambridge Studies in Ecology

By: R Hengeveld

250 pages, 60 figures, maps

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 1992 | #20314 | ISBN: 0521437563
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Hardback | Apr 1990 | #7213 | ISBN: 0521380588
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Dynamic biogeography is the study of biological patterns both geographically and through time, and this book presents some exciting new concepts which will be of interest to ecologists and biogeographers at the graduate level.

...a stimulating book, well written and arranged. Nature "...offers some interesting insights and perspectives..." Ecology


Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1. Topics; Part I. Patterns of Concordance: 2. Qualitative and quantitative approaches; 3. Methodology of quantitative biogeographical classification; 4. Criticism of biogeographical classification; 5. Summary of Part I; Part II. Geographical Trends in Species Richness and Biological Traits: 6. Geographical trends in species richness; 7. Geographical trends in biological traits; 8. Intraspecific trends; Summary of Part II; Part III. Areography: The Analysis of Species Ranges: 9. The anatomy of species ranges; 10. The dynamic structure of species ranges; 11. Population dynamic theories; Summary of Part III; Part IV. Species Ranges and Patterns of Concordance: 12. Discontinuous variation in space and time; 13. The future; References; Author index; Species index; Subject index.

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