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Cartron, Jean-Luc E.

Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico

Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico

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Preface, Jorge Soberon Mainero
Introduction, Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Gerardo Ceballos, and Richard S. Felger
PARI I: INTRODUCTION
1. Northern Mexico's landscape, Part I: The physical setting and constraints on modeling biotic evolution, Ismael Ferrusquia-Villafranca, Laura I. Gonzalez Guzman, and Jean-Luc E. Cartron
2. Northern Mexico's landscape, Part II: The biotic setting across time, Ismael Ferrusquia-Villafranca and Laura I. Gonzalez-Guzman
3. Recent history of natural resource use and population growth in northern Mexico, Scott H. Stoleson, Richard S. Felger, Gerardo Ceballos, Carol Raish, Michael F. Wilson, and Alberto Burquez
4. Mexico's legal and institutional framework for the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems, Alberto Szekely, Luis Octavio Martinez Morales, Mark J. Spalding, and Dominique Cartron
PART II: PATTERNS OF SPECIES DIVERSITY AND ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE OF NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS
5. Distribution and diversity of grasses of the Yecora Region of the Sierra Madre Occidental of eastern Sonora, Mexico, Thomas R. Van Devender, John R. Reeder, Charlotte G. Reeder, and Ana Lilia Reina G.
6. Scorpion biodiversity and patterns of endemism in northern Mexico, W. David Sissom and Brent E. Hendrixson
7. Fishes of the continental waters of Tamaulipas: diversity and conservation status, Francisco J. Garcia de Leon, Delladira Gutierrez Tirado, Dean A. Hendrickson, and Hector Espinosa Perez
8. Historical and ecological biogeography of the terrestrial herpetofauna of northern Baja California, L. Lee Grismer and Eric Mellink
9. Macrofaunal diversity in the Gulf of California, Richard C. Brusca, Lloyd T. Findley, Phillip A. Hastings, Michel E. Hendrickx, Jorge Torre Cosio, and Albert M. van der Heiden.
10. Hummingbird communities along an elevational gradient in the Sierra Madre Occidental of eastern Sonora, Mexico, Thomas R. Van Devender, Karen Krebbs, Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Ana Lilia Reina G., and William A. Calder
11. Mammalian phylogeography and evolutionary history of northern Mexico's deserts, David J. Hafner and Brett R. Riddle
12. Extreme succulent plant diversity on Cerro Colorado near San Ignacio, Baja California Sur, Mark A. Dimmitt, John F. Wiens, and Thomas R. Van Devender
13. Cactus diversity and endemism in the Chihuahuan Desert Region, Hector M. Hernandez and Carlos Gomez-Hinostrosa
14. Cetacean diversity and conservation in the Gulf of California, Jorge Urban R., Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho, Mercedes Guerrero-Ruiz, Armando Jaramillo-Legorreta, and Lloyd T. Findley
15. The ecological importance of mangroves in Baja California Sur: Conservation implications for an endangered ecosystem, Robert C. Whitmore, Richard C. Brusca, Jose Leon de la Luz, Patricia Gonzalez-Zamorano, Renato Mendoza-Salgado, Edgar S. Amador-Silva, Gina Holguin, Felipe Galvan-Magana, Philip A. Hastings, Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Richard S. Felger, Jeffrey A. Seminoff, and Carole C. McIvor
16. Avian communities of arroyos and desert oases in Baja California Sur: implications for conservation, Ricardo Rodriguez-Estrella, Ma. Carmen Blazquez, and Juan Manuel Lobato G.
PART III: NATURAL RESOURCE IMPACTS AND CONSERVATION AT A POPULATION, SPECIES, AND LANDSCAPE LEVEL
17. Impact of concrete power poles on raptors and ravens in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Richard E. Harness, Robert C. Rogers, and Patricia Manzano-Fischer
18. Baja California's enduring Mediterranean vegetation: early accounts, human impacts, and conservation status, Richard A. Minnich and Ernesto Franco-Vizcaino
19. History, ecology, and conservation of the pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, and black bear in Mexico, Rodrigo A. Medellin, Carlos Manterola, Manuel Valdez, David G. Hewitt, Diana Doan-Crider, and Timothy E. Fulbright
20. Sea turtles in northwestern Mexico: conservation, ethnobiology, and desperation, Richard S. Felger, Wallace J. Nichols, and Jeffrey A. Seminoff
21. Prairie dogs, cattle, and crops: diversity and conservation of the grassland-shrubland habitat mosaic in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, Gerardo Ceballos, Rurik List, Jesus Pacheco, Patricia Manzano-Fischer, Georgina Santos, and Mario Royo
22. Habitat associations and conservation of grassland birds in the Chihuahuan Desert Region: two case studies in Chihuahua, Mexico, Martha J. Desmond, Kendal E. Young, Bruce C. Thompson, Raul Valdez, and Alberto Lafon Terrazas
23. Nesting seabirds of the Gulf of California's offshore islands: diversity, ecology, and conservation, Enriqueta Velarde, Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Hugh Drummond, Daniel W. Anderson, Fanny Rebon Gallardo, Eduardo Palacios, and Cristina Rodriguez

Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology SCI020000

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
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9780195348125

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