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Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes

  • ID: 4911801
  • Book
  • June 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 3500 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes is a unique, five 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 Islands and Atolls
Life in and Surrounded by Water Mountains (Alpine Systems) - Life at the Top

Volume 2 Deserts
Life in the Extremes Ice Sheets and Polar Deserts
Ice of Life

Volume 3 Forests
Trees of Life Grasslands and Shrublands
Sea of Plants

Volume 4 Freshwater
Oasis of Life Oceans
One Blue Planet

Volume 5 Anthromes I
Carved up by Humanity Anthromes II
Sustainability in Concept and Practice

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