Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula

Editors: Islebe, G.A., Calmé, S., León-Cortés, J.L., Schmook, B. (Eds.)

  • Provides up-to-date information on the state of biodiversity and conservation in the Yucatan Peninsula based on state-of-the-art research, for both coastal and forest ecosystems
  • Gives a deep understanding of the multi-faceted aspects of the challenges awaiting biodiversity in face of global change in the Yucatan Peninsula
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This book provides information relevant for the conservation of biodiversity and the sound management of the coastal and forest ecosystems of the Yucatan Peninsula in the face of global change. Various aspects of the biodiversity of the Yucatan Peninsula are analyzed in an integrative manner, including phenological, ecophysiological, ecological and conservation aspects of plants and animals and their relationships with humans in coastal and forest ecosystems.  

About the authors

Dr. Gerald Islebe, PhD University of Amsterdam, more than 70 papers on paleoecology and tropical plant ecology. 16 years of experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. Highest level in the Mexican National System of Researchers (N3). Dr. Sophie Calmé, PhD Laval University, more than 40 scientific papers on animal ecology and conservation, and plant ecophysiology; 5 books, 3 of them as editor. 15 years of experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. Member of the Mexican National System of Researchers. Dr. Jorge L. León-Cortés, PhD University of Leeds, more than 40 scientific papers on insect ecology and biodiversity. Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and Member of the National System of Researchers.  Dr. Birgit Schmook, PhD Clark University, more than 40 scientific papers on human migration, ecology, environment and changes in land use. 20 years of experience in the Yucatan Peninsula. Member of the Mexican National System of Researchers.

 

 

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction: Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

    Islebe, Gerald Alexander (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Physical Settings, Environmental History with an Outlook on Global Change

    Torrescano-Valle, Nuria (et al.)

    Pages 9-37

  • Distribution of Vegetation Types

    Islebe, Gerald Alexander (et al.)

    Pages 39-53

  • Vegetative and Reproductive Plant Phenology

    Valdez-Hernández, Mirna

    Pages 57-96

  • Physiological Ecology of Vascular Plants

    Valdez-Hernández, Mirna (et al.)

    Pages 97-129

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-06529-8
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-06528-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula
Editors
  • Gerald Alexander Islebe
  • Sophie Calmé
  • Jorge L. León-Cortés
  • Birgit Schmook
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-06529-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-06529-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-06528-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 401
Topics