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The Vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula, Volume 2

By: Javier Loidi(Editor)
640 pages, 223 colour & 29 b/w photos and illustrations, tables
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
The Vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula, Volume 2
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The second of two volumes, The Vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula, Volume 2 provides updated and rigorous information about the vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula, an area of highest diversity in Europe and in the Mediterranean. The size and shape of the territory (a true peninsula) permits a treatment in a compact and coordinated way by a set of long experienced researchers. Volume 2 contains the second part of with descriptions of regional sectors in which the peninsula and Balearic Islands have been divided, featuring the remaining five sectors, and a section with special features, such as aquatic vegetation, gypsum and dolomite vegetation, coastal vegetation, mountain flora and vegetation, conservation issues, alien flora, etc.

Contents

Part 1. Description of the Vegetation of the Territories
1. The Balearic Islands (Leonardo Llorens and Lorenzo Gil)
2. Lusitania (Dalila Espirito-Santo, Jorge Capelo, Carlos Neto, Carlos Pinto-Gomes, Silvia Ribeiro, Ricardo Quinto Canas and Jose Carlos Costa)
3. La Mancha (Federico Fernandez-Gonzalez, Guillermo Crespo, Jesus Rojo and Rosa Perez-Badia)
4. Betica and Southwest Andalusia (Joaquin Molero and Jose Miguel Marfil)
5. The Arid Southeast (Francisco Alcaraz)

Part 2. Special Features
6. The Edaphism: Gypsum, Dolomite and Serpentine Flora and Vegetation (Juan Mota, Juan Antonio Garrido-Becerra, Encarna Merlo, Jose Miguel Medina-Cazorla and Pedro Sanchez-Gomez)
7. Aquatic and Wetland Vegetation (Jose Antonio Molina)
8. Coastal Vegetation (Alfredo Asensi and Blanca Diez Garretas)
9. The High Mountain Flora and Vegetation (Javier Loidi, Idoia Biurrun, Itziar Garcia-Mijangos, Gonzalo Garcia-Baquero, Mercedes Herrera and Juan Antonio Campos)
10. Patterns of Vegetation Cover Shaping the Cultural Landscapes in the Iberian Peninsula (Antonio Gomez Sal)
11. Alien Plants and Their influence on Vegetation (Mercedes Herrera, Juan Antonio Campos and Elias D. Dana)
12. Biodiversity Conservation: Habitats and Plant Communities (Jesus Izco)
13. The Plot-Based Databases of the Iberian Vegetation (Xavier Font, Laura Balcells and Berta Mora)

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By: Javier Loidi(Editor)
640 pages, 223 colour & 29 b/w photos and illustrations, tables
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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