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Fundamentals of Bio Geography_ 2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Bio Geography_ 2nd Edition



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Second Edition
Fundamentals of Biogeography
presents an accessible, engaging, and comprehensive introduction tobiogeography, explaining the ecology, geography, history, and conservation of animals and plants.Starting with an outline of how species arise, disperse, diversify, and become extinct, the book exam-ines how environmental factors (climate, substrate, topography, and disturbance) influence animalsand plants; investigates how populations grow, interact, and survive, and how communities form andchange; and explores the connections between biogeography and conservation.The second edition has been extensively revised and expanded throughout to cover new topics andrevisit themes from the first edition in more depth. Illustrated throughout with informative diagramsand attractive photographs, and including guides to further reading, chapter summaries, and anextensive glossary of key terms,
Fundamentals of Biogeography
clearly explains key concepts in thehistory, geography, and ecology of life systems. In doing so, it tackles some of the most topicaland controversial environmental and ethical concerns, including species overexploitation, the impactsof global warming, habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem restoration.
Fundamentals of Biogeography
presents an appealing introduction for students and all those interestedin gaining a deeper understanding of key topics and debates within the fields of biogeography, ecology,and the environment. Revealing how life has been and is adapting to its biological and physicalsurroundings, Huggett stresses the role of ecological, historical, and human factors in fashioninganimal and plant distributions, and explores how biogeography can inform conservation practice.
Richard John Huggett
is a Reader in Geography at the University of Manchester.1222234567891012342225678111920123456789301111234567894012346222
SeriesEditor: John Gerrard
This new series of focused, introductory textbooks presents comprehensive, up-to-date introductionsto the fundamental concepts, natural processes, and human/environmental impacts within each of thecore physical geography sub-disciplines. Uniformly designed, each volume contains student-friendlyfeatures: plentiful illustrations, boxed case studies, key concepts and summaries, further readingguides, and a glossary.Already published:
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Tim Davie
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Fundamentals of Biogeography (Second edition)
 Richard John Huggett 

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