Description - Tropical Forest Diversity and Dynamism by Elizabeth Losos
Long-term Forest Dynamics Plots (FDPs) allow ecologists to explain patterns in diversity and dynamics in tropical forests around the world. In this collection, Elizabeth Losos and Egbert Giles Leigh Jr. assemble extensive standardized data - collected here in one location for the first time - from sixteen tropical FDPs and synthesize the findings, putting these unique and valuable plots in a global context by highlighting the utility of the collected data for conservation and forest management. Written by experts in the field of tropical ecology, Tropical Forest Diversity and Dynamism will appeal to students and professionals with an interest in community ecology and patterns of diversity.
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(231mm x 149mm x 36mm)
University of Chicago Press
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Losos
Elizabeth Losos is director of the Center for Tropical Forest Science at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Washington, DC. Egbert Giles Leigh Jr. is a biologist with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Balboa, Panama.