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Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes

  • ID: 4911801
  • Book
  • June 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 2600 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes is a unique three volume reference that provides a global synthesis of biomes, including the latest science. All of the book's chapters follow a common thematic order that spans biodiversity importance, principal anthropogenic stressors and trends, changing climatic conditions, and conservation strategies for maintaining biomes in an increasingly human-dominated world. This work is a one-stop shop that gives users access to up-to-date, informative articles that go deeper in content than any currently available publication.

  • Offers students and researchers a one-stop shop for information currently only available in scattered or non-technical sources
  • Authored and edited by top scientists in the field
  • Concisely written to guide the reader though the topic
  • Includes meaningful illustrations and suggests further reading for those needing more specific information
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Volume 1: Water 1. Freshwater
Oasis of Life 2. Oceans
One Blue Planet 3. Islands and Atolls
Life in and Surrounded by Water 4. Ice Sheets and Polar Deserts
Ice of Life

Volume 2: Land 5. Deserts
Life in the Extremes 6. Forests
Trees of Life 7. Mountains (Alpine Systems) - Life at the Top 8. Grasslands and Shrublands
Sea of Plants

Volume 3: Anthromes 9. Anthromes I
Carved up by Humanity 10. Anthromes II
Sustainability in Concept and Practice
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