Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution / Edition 1

Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution / Edition 1

by Alan C. Ziegler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824821904

ISBN-13: 9780824821906

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

For college students and general readers alike, this up-to-date guide to Hawaii's natural history offers superb lecture-like coverage of a spectrum of topics including: the islands' formation, settlement, historic naturalists, modern resource protection, plus general ecological and evolutionary principles. Includes color plates and b&w illustrations of geologic…  See more details below

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For college students and general readers alike, this up-to-date guide to Hawaii's natural history offers superb lecture-like coverage of a spectrum of topics including: the islands' formation, settlement, historic naturalists, modern resource protection, plus general ecological and evolutionary principles. Includes color plates and b&w illustrations of geologic formations, endangered endemic fauna and flora, and traditional culture; a glossary of Hawaiian place names; and some details on the language. References are annotated and include audiovisual aids. Ziegler, who has taught at the U. of Hawaii and headed the Bishop Museum's Vertebrate Zoology Division, lists the museum's website for access to its unique databases. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824821906
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.37(d)

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