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Biodiversity - An Introduction

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Blackwell Publishing 2004. Softback in excellent used condition - some very light marking to back cover otherwise book is as new.
This concise introductory text provides a complete overview of biodiversity - what it is, how it arose, its distribution, why it is important, human impact upon it, and what should be done to maintain it. Timely overview of the serious attempts made to quantify and describe biodiversity in a scientific way Acts as an easy entry point into the primary literature Provides real-world examples of key issues, including illustrations of major temporal and spatial patterns in biodiversity Designed primarily with undergraduate students and course lecturers in mind, it will also be of interest to anyone who requires an overview of, and entry to, the vast literature on these topics. All the figures included in the book are downloadable from the Blackwell Publishing website

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Author(s):
Kevin J Gaston and John I Spicer
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
17cm by 24.5cm by 1cm
Edition:
Second
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405118571
ISBN-13:
9781405118576
Number of pages:
191
Publisher:
Blackwell Science
Title:
Biodiversity - An Introduction

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Blackwell Publishing 2004. Softback in excellent used condition - some very light marking to back cover otherwise book is as new.
This concise introductory text provides a complete overview of biodiversity - what it is, how it arose, its distribution, why it is important, human impact upon it, and what should be done to maintain it. Timely overview of the serious attempts made to quantify and describe biodiversity in a scientific way Acts as an easy entry point into the primary literature Provides real-world examples of key issues, including illustrations of major temporal and spatial patterns in biodiversity Designed primarily with undergraduate students and course lecturers in mind, it will also be of interest to anyone who requires an overview of, and entry to, the vast literature on these topics. All the figures included in the book are downloadable from the Blackwell Publishing website

Author(s):
Kevin J Gaston and John I Spicer
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
17cm by 24.5cm by 1cm
Edition:
Second
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405118571
ISBN-13:
9781405118576
Number of pages:
191
Publisher:
Blackwell Science
Title:
Biodiversity - An Introduction

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