Biological Diversity by Michael A. Huston
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Biological Diversity
By Michael A. Huston

Biological Diversity

The Coexistence of Species

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Biological Diversity by Michael A. Huston

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The key to preserving and managing biodiversity is understanding which processes are important at different scales, and how changes affect different components of biodiversity. In this book, existing theories on diversity are synthesised into a logical framework. Global and landscape-scale patterns of biodiversity are described in the first section. In the second, the spatial and temporal dynamics of diversity are emphasised. The third section develops an integrated set of mechanistic explanations for diversity patterns at the levels of population, community, ecosystem and landscape. Finally, case studies examine diversity patterns in marine and terrestrial ecosystems and the effects of biological invasions. The book concludes with a discussion of the economics of preserving biological diversity. This book will interest research workers and students of ecology, biology and conservation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521369305
ISBN-10: 0521369304
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 39mm)
Pages: 704
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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