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Gaston, Kevin J.

Biodiversity: An Introduction

Gaston, Kevin J. - Biodiversity: An Introduction, ebook

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This concise introductory text provides a complete overview of biodiversity - what it is, how it arose, its distribution, why it is important, human impact upon it, and what should be done to maintain it.

  • Timely overview of the serious attempts made to quantify and describe biodiversity in a scientific way
  • Acts as an easy entry point into the primary literature
  • Provides real-world examples of key issues, including illustrations of major temporal and spatial patterns in biodiversity
  • Designed primarily with undergraduate students and course lecturers in mind, it will also be of interest to anyone who requires an overview of, and entry to, the vast literature on these topics.
  • All the figures included in the book are downloadable from the Blackwell Publishing website

Keywords: Biodiversity

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2004
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
400 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118684917
Printed ISBN
9781405118576

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