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Principles of biogeography.

Watts, David

Principles of biogeography.

by Watts, David

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biogeography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in geography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH84 .W36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 401 p. :
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5705846M
    ISBN 100070941459
    LC Control Number70156940

    Foundations of Biogeography provides facsimile reprints of seventy-two works that have proven fundamental to the development of the field. From classics by Georges-Louis LeClerc Compte de Buffon, Alexander von Humboldt, and Charles Darwin to equally seminal contributions by Ernst Mayr, Robert MacArthur, and E. O. Wilson, these papers and book excerpts not only reveal biogeography Price: $ In this book, the authors developed a general theory to explain the facts of island biogeography. The theory builds on the first principles of population ecology and genetics to explain how distance and area combine to regulate the balance between immigration and extinction in .

    Biogeography, first published in , is one of the most comprehensive text and general reference books in the natural fifth edition builds on the strengths of previous editions to provide an insightful and integrative explanation of how geographic variation across terrestrial and marine environments has influenced the fundamental processes of immigration, Price: $ 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.

      This book written by some of the best authors known in the field comprises a quite extensive overall view of biogeography, its fundaments, beginnings, divisions, schools and relatively new applications and inner relations with other contains also a copy of the original zoogeographic regions map created by Wallace. In this book, the authors developed a general theory to explain the facts of island biogeography. The theory builds on the first principles of population ecology and genetics to explain how distance and area combine to regulate the balance between immigration and extinction in island populations. The authors then test the theory against : $


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