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    DescriptionBiologists searching for a resource that explores all of the exciting changes that have occurred recently in the field will turn to this eighth edition. It offers insight into the multidisciplinary nature of the field, presenting a sound historical base, up-to-date coverage, and a look at the latest controversies. The authors evaluate conflicting theories and provide a reasoned judgment as to which is preferable. In a new chapter the authors examine marine biogeography, so that biologists can compare and analyse the data, patterns and problems arising from continental, marine and island biogeography.


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    Title
    Biogeography
    Subtitle
    An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) C. Barry Cox, By (author) Peter D. Moore
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 201 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470637944
    ISBN 10: 0470637943
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.9T
    BIC E4L: GEO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: RGM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26630
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BIC subject category V2: PSAF
    BISAC V2.8: SCI030000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI088000
    B&T Approval Code: A60322600
    DC22: 578.09
    LC classification: QH84 .C65 2010
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: PSAF, RGM
    Edition
    8, Revised
    Edition statement
    8th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.)
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    11 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    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.