1 edition of Cox Biogeography found in the catalog.
|Statement||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|Publishers||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|LC Classifications||March 13, 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 74 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
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Again, scientists often don't agree. In their brilliant new Chapter 2 on the history of biogeography, Cox and Moore describe in a lively but critical way the road from Linnaeus via Darwin's theory of evolution to our modern cladistic biogeography. 9 x 1 x 9.
It also clearly identifies the three quite different arenas of biogeographical research: continental biogeography, island biogeography and marine biogeography. " -- Martin Kent University of Plymouth in Progress in Physical Geography• Basic Biogeography of the Seas 240• " -- Dr Malcolm Greenwood, Loughborough University, UK "This is a great compendium of the science of biogeography, broad but full of details… with new references and good coverage of recent breakthroughs. Ladle is Titular Professor of Conservation Cox Biogeography at the Federal University of Alagoas on the north-east coast of Brazil.
I can see several years spent exploring aspects of nature explored in this book. Ecosystems and Species Diversity 103•
The Distribution of Life Today 7• Biologists searching for a resource that explores all of the exciting changes that have occurred recently in the field will turn to this eighth edition.
The Legacy of Glaciation 141• Topographical Limits and Endemism 65• The General Dynamic Model for Oceanic Island Biogeography 219• This is the kind of book many of us would profit from reading if we fancy ourselves as planetary citizens.
The text has been praised for its solid background in historical biogeography and basic biology, that is enhanced and illuminated by discussions of current research.