By Moshe Shachak,James R. Gosz,Stewart T. A. Pickett,Avi Perevolotsky

ISBN-10: 0195139852

ISBN-13: 9780195139853

Biodiversity in Drylands, the 1st the world over dependent synthesis quantity within the long term Ecological study (LTER) community sequence, unifies the techniques of species and panorama variety with recognize to deserts. inside of this framework, the ebook treats numerous rising topics, between them:

· how animal biodiversity should be supported in deserts
· diversity's relation to habitat constitution, environmental variability, and species interactions
· the relation among spatial scale and diversity
· the way to use a panorama simulation version to appreciate diversity
· microbial contributions to biodiversity in deserts
· species variety and environment processes
· source partitioning and biodiversity in fractal environments
· results of grazing on biodiversity
· reconciliation ecology and the way forward for conservation management

In the face of worldwide swap, integration is important for facing the matter of maintaining biodiversity. This e-book can provide to be a necessary source for college students, researchers, and executives attracted to integrative species, source, and panorama diversities.

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