Biogeography / Edition 1

Biogeography / Edition 1

by E. C. Pielou
     
 

ISBN-10: 0894647393

ISBN-13: 9780894647390

Pub. Date: 11/28/1979

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

Examines the evolution of life on a constantly changing planet and the results of that process. Explores new insights from plate tectonics; from deep ocean life investigations; from island biogeography; from growing knowledge about past geography, climates and ecology; and from development in evolutionary theory will interest 'outdoor' biologists of all kinds,

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Examines the evolution of life on a constantly changing planet and the results of that process. Explores new insights from plate tectonics; from deep ocean life investigations; from island biogeography; from growing knowledge about past geography, climates and ecology; and from development in evolutionary theory will interest 'outdoor' biologists of all kinds, ecologists, students of evolution, oceanographers, paleontologists, and geographers. With numerous maps and diagrams and a bibliography of over 300 references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780894647390
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/1979
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Biogeographic Subdivisions of the Earth.

Biogeography and Continental Drift.

Evolution, Phylogeny, and Geographic Spread.

The Quaternary Ice Age and Biogeography.

The Biogeography of Marine Organisms.

Island Biogeography.

Geographic Ecology.

Dispersal, Diffusion, and Secular Migration.

Disjunctions.

The Geography of Genes and Chromosomes.

Bibliography and author index.

Taxonomic Index.

Subject Index.

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