5 edition of Dynamic Biogeography (Cambridge Studies in Ecology) found in the catalog.
August 28, 1992
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||263|
Biogeography is a dynamic and burgeoning field that seeks to understand the mechanisms of spatial and temporal biodiversity patterns, to develop predictive capacities for gauging how biodiversity will respond to our rapidly changing world, and to enhance biodiversity conservation. Anthropogenic ocean warming and increasing connectivity through human activities are now causing rapid changes in the biogeography of seaweeds. Globally, at least non-native seaweed taxa have been introduced to new regions, and at least 31 species of seaweed have shifted their distributions in response to recent temperature by:
This book significantly expands the coverage of this subject given by its predecessor Biogeography and Plate Tectonics (). Global Biogeography traces global changes in geography and biology from the Precambrian to the Recent (with worldwide coverage in chronological order); examines the evolutionary effects of the major extinctions, and discusses . Yet dynamic equilibria remain an area of ecological and biogeographical interest because an understanding of dynamic processes is essential for an improved theory of island biogeography. In connection with our long-term research on the native Metrosideros forest dieback in Hawaii, I introduced a model of ecosystem development based on the.
The Biogeography and Biogeomorphology Research Group includes the following subgroups and themes: Coasts. Projects range from the broad study of coastal biologically-mediated landforms (such as coastal wetlands), how they form and how they respond to the dynamic drivers of sea level rise, tidal fluctuations, and wave climates, to research on. Léon Croizat is the father of modern biogeography. He formalized the concept of a dynamic Earth evolving along with the organisms that inhabit it, now sometimes called panbiogeography. Croizat, an Italian emigrant to the United States, was employed as a technical assistant at the Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, from to In
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Dynamic Biogeography involves the study of biological patterns and processes on a broad scale both geographically and temporally. This book deals with patterns of concordance, geography trends in species' diversity and biological traits and areography or the analysis of species range.
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The Dynamic Dynamic Biogeography book of Extinction Forces The ecology and geography of invasions Dynamic landscapes and seascapes Biogeography of global climate change The biogeography of humanity Conservation Biogeography BOX A Case Study in Conservation Biogeography— Biological Diversity of the Philippines File Size: KB.
Biogeography was a very fine book. I would also suggest some of E. Wilsons writings as well. I would also recommend Song of the Dodo.
The book is understandable and accessable to the average reader. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. /5(18). The biogeographic regions of the world that Wallace recognized roughly coincide with the continents themselves. But in the twentieth century, scientists have recognized that biogeography has been far more dynamic over the course of life's history.
In the German geologist Alfred Wegener (left) was struck by the fact that identical. Books shelved as biogeography: The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions by David Quammen, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of. Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth Volume 2 of Species and Systematics: Authors: Lynne Parenti, Malte Ebach: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.
Through nine successful editions, and for over 45 years, Biogeography: An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach has provided a thorough and comprehensive exploration of the varied scientific disciplines and research that are essential to understanding the subject.
The text, noted for its clear and engaging style of writing, has been praised for its solid background in. This is not the first book by either of the authors: this is just the most recent contribution from two biogeographers who have constantly followed, and to some extent driven, the current developments in the very dynamic and ample field of biogeography.
This is also not just another book on biogeography—this is a fundamental : Andrés Moreira-Muñoz. Journal of biogeography Published: () Frontiers of biogeography: new directions in the geography of nature / Published: () Lancaster.
This book had its origin when, about five years ago, an ecologist (MacArthur) and a taxonomist and zoogeographer (Wilson) began a dialogue about common interests in biogeography. Comparative Biogeography (Hardcover) Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth (Species and Systematics #2) By Lynne Parenti, Malte Ebach.
University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: Novem Dynamic Aquaria further offers an understanding developed in 25 years of living ecosystem modeling and discusses how this knowledge has produced methods of efficiently solving many environmental problems. Public education through this methodology is the additional key to the broader ecosystem understanding necessary to allow human society to.
The Geography of Life before Man The Dynamic Biogeography of Humanity Migrations out of Africa Colonizing the Pacific: Indonesia, Sahul, and Oceania Conquering the cold: Expansions across the Palearctic region Invasions of the New World Ecogeography and Island Biogeography of Humanity The Biodiversity Crisis and Conservation Biogeography.
Chapter Biogeography of Humanity, Biological Diversity, and Conservation Biogeography Box The Geography of Life before Man The Dynamic Biogeography of Humanity Migrations out of Africa Colonizing the Pacific: Indonesia, Sahul, and Oceania Conquering the cold: Expansions across the Palearctic region Invasions of the New WorldBrand: Oxford University Press.
Biogeography book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Starting from simple facts and principles and assuming only a rudimenta 4/5. PDF | On Mar 1,T. Stevenson and others published Book reviews: Hengeveld, R. Dynamic biogeography | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.
Book Description: To unravel the complex shared history of the Earth and its life forms, biogeographers analyze patterns of biodiversity, species distribution, and geological history.
So far, the field of biogeography has been fragmented into divergent systematic and evolutionary approaches, with no overarching or unifying research theme or method.
Global Advances in Biogeography brings together the work of more than 30 scientific authorities on biogeography from around the world. The book focuses on spatial and temporal variation of biological assemblages in relation to landscape complexity and environmental change.
Global Advances embraces four themes: biogeographic theory and tests of concepts, the regional Cited by: Comparative Biogeography Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth.
by Lynne Parenti (Author), Malte Ebach (Author); November ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ eBook $, £; Series Species and Systematics; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide. Through eight successful editions, and over nearly 40 years, Biogeography: An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach has provided a thorough and comprehensive exploration of the varied scientific disciplines and research that are essential to understanding the subject.
The text has been praised for its solid background in historical biogeography and basic biology, Format: Hardcover.The Theory of Island Biogeography is a book by the ecologist Robert MacArthur and the biologist Edward O.
Wilson. It is widely regarded as a seminal piece in island biogeography and Princeton University Press reprinted the book in as a part of the "Princeton Landmarks in Biology" series.
The book popularized the theory that insular biota maintain a Publisher: Princeton University Press.Global Advances in Biogeography.
The book focuses on spatial and temporal variation of biological assemblages in relation to landscape complexity and environmental change. This book is well illustrated with numerous maps, graphics, and photographs, and contains much new basic biogeographical information that is not available elsewhere.