Ecological Communities and Processes in a Mojave Desert Ecosystem

Ecological Communities and Processes in a Mojave Desert Ecosystem

by Philip W. Rundel, Arthur C. Gibson
     
 

This book provides a broad overview of plant and animal ecology in the Mojave Desert.See more details below

Overview

This book provides a broad overview of plant and animal ecology in the Mojave Desert.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521021418
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Historical prologue on Rock Valley studies; 1. Introduction to the Mojave Desert; 2. Physical geography of Rock Valley; 3. Adaptations of Mojave Desert plants; 4. Desert perennials of southern Nevada; 5. Mojave Desert annuals; 6. Adaptations of Mojave Desert animals; 7. Mammals; 8. Reptiles; 9. Birds; 10. Arthropods; 11. Soil organisms and seed reserves; 12. Nitrogen cycling; 13. Human impacts on Mojave Desert ecosystems; Literature cited; Index.

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