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Biogeography: An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach / Edition 7
     

Biogeography: An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach / Edition 7

by C. Barry Cox, Peter D. Moore
 

ISBN-10: 1405118989

ISBN-13: 9781405118989

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

The latest edition of this highly successful and popular textbook has been completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in biogeography. It offers excellent insight into the multidisciplinary nature of biogeography, providing the student with a sound historical base, up-to-date factual content and a clear explanation of current controversies.

Overview

The latest edition of this highly successful and popular textbook has been completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in biogeography. It offers excellent insight into the multidisciplinary nature of biogeography, providing the student with a sound historical base, up-to-date factual content and a clear explanation of current controversies.

Its accessible style and well-balanced coverage will strongly appeal to students, while the successful synthesis of the many fields involved and the new format will attract a broad range of teachers and lecturers in biology, geography and environmental science departments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405118989
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 A History of Biogeography.

2 Patterns of Distribution.

3 Communities and Ecosystems.

4 Patterns of Biodiversity.

5 The Engines of the Planet I: Plate Tectonics.

6 The Engines of the Planet II:Evolution, the Source of Novelty.

7 From Evolution to Patterns of Life.

8 Life,Death,and Evolution on Islands.

9 Drawing Lines in the Water.

10 Living in the Past.

11 The Geography of Life Today.

12 Ice and Change.

13 The Advent of Humanity.

14 Into the Future.

Conservation Biogeography.

Further Reading.

References.

Glossary.

Index.

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