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Nato ASI Subseries I:

Biodiversity, Temperate Ecosystems, and Global Change

Editors: Boyle, Timothy J.B., Boyle, Christopher E.B. (Eds.)

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Reviewed here is the current state of knowledge concerning the relationship between global change and biodiversity of temperate ecosystems. The aim is to improve the ability to conserve biodiversity under conditions of global change.
The book focuses on:
- The threats posed by global change to biodiversity in temperate ecosystems; - Levels and spatial patterns of diversity in temperate ecosystems; - The impact of global change on genetic diversity; - The effects of disturbance (natural and anthropogenic) on temperate ecosystems; - Existing research priorities and programmes.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Biodiversity, Temperate Ecosystems, and Global Change: Introduction to the NATO Advanced Research Workshop

    Boyle, T. J. B.

    Pages 1-7

  • Conservation strategies in the face of Global Change

    Neave, David (et al.)

    Pages 9-18

  • Social factors as driving forces: Towards interdisciplinary models of global change

    Machlis, Gary E. (et al.)

    Pages 19-52

  • The Natural Impermanency of Most Temperate Wetlands

    Bowen, Richard L.

    Pages 53-60

  • Predicting the Fate of Temperate Species in Response to Human Disturbance and Global Change

    Thompson, Ken

    Pages 61-76

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-78972-4
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $159.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-642-78974-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biodiversity, Temperate Ecosystems, and Global Change
Editors
  • Timothy J.B. Boyle
  • Christopher E.B. Boyle
Series Title
Nato ASI Subseries I:
Series Volume
20
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-78972-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-78972-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-78974-8
Series ISSN
1431-7125
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 456
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