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Fundamentals of Biogeography


Series: Fundamentals of Physical Geography

By: Richard John Huggett

261 pages, 13 col plates, 32 b/w photos, 80 line illus, figs, tabs, 41 maps


Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #148038 | ISBN: 0415323479
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #148039 | ISBN: 0415323460
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Comprehensive introduction to biogeography, explaining the ecology, geography and history of animals and plants. Key changes for the new edition include: greater coverage of the basics of biology, four new chapters dealing with the effects of climate, substrate, topography and disturbance upon organisms, and two new chapters that look at how biogeographical knowledge can be applied to real world problems.


Part 1: Introducing Biogeography 1. What is Biogeography? 2. Biogeographical Processes I: Speciation, Diversification and Extinction 3. Biogeographical Proccesses II: Dispersal 4. Biogeographical Patterns: Distributions Part 2: Ecological Biogeography 5. Habitats, Environments and Niches 6. Climate and Life 7. Substrate and Life 8. Topography and Life 9. Disturbance 10. Populations 11. Interacting Populations 12. Communities 13. Community Change Part 3: Historical Biogeography 14. Dispersal and Diversification in the Distant Past 15. Vicariance in the Distant Past 16. Past Community Change Part 4: Conservation Biogeography 17. Conserving Species and Populations 18. Conserving Communities and Ecosystem

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