An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests / Edition 2

An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests / Edition 2

by T. C. Whitmore
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198501471

ISBN-13: 9780198501473

Pub. Date: 06/04/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book provides a complete introduction to the fascinating world of the tropical rain forest. Written for a broad readership, it describes the structure and function of rain-forest ecosystems, their value to us, and the damage we are causing them. A recognized authority in the field, T.C. Whitmore confronts the problems of conserving these ecologically vital

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This book provides a complete introduction to the fascinating world of the tropical rain forest. Written for a broad readership, it describes the structure and function of rain-forest ecosystems, their value to us, and the damage we are causing them. A recognized authority in the field, T.C. Whitmore confronts the problems of conserving these ecologically vital regions without sensationalism or distortion. He presents a wealth of vital information in a form accessible to anyone wishing to know more about these luxuriant and diverse regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198501473
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/04/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,317,356
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Ch 1 - An introduction to tropical rain forests

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