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Encyclopedia of Biodiversity

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Encyclopedia of Biodiversity
[center]The science of biodiversity has become the science of our future. Our awareness of the loss of biodiversity has brought a long overdue appreciation of the magnitude of our loss and a determination to develop the tools to protect our future. The Encyclopedia of Biodiversity brings together, for the first time, a study of the dimensions of diversity. It examination of the services biodiversity provides, and measures to protect it. Major themes of the work include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity.
Key Features
- Distinguished Editorial Board headed by Simon A. Levin, with many other prominent scientists serving as editors
- More than 300 separate articles, covering 20 different subject areas, from Evolution to Habitats to Economic Issues--all original contributions commissioned for this work
- Articles by leading authors from major institutions of science around the world
- Approximately 1,000 figures and tables complement the text
- More than 3,000 glossary entries explain key terms

Название: Encyclopedia of Biodiversity
Авторы: Simon A. Levin
Издательство: New Colledge of California
Год: 2000
ISBN: 0122268652
Количество страниц: 4529
Формат: pdf
Язык: English
Размер: 170.24 Мб




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