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US Route 220 Transportation Improvements Project Bald Eagle Village to I 80 Blair County Centre County

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Spatial Analysis of the Fish Species Richness of Adirondack Lakes

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Species Richness

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This is a readable, informative and up-to-date account of the patterns and controls on biodiversity. The author describes major trends in species richness, along with uncertainties in current knowledge. The various possible explanations for past and present species patterns are discussed and explained in an even-handed and accessible way. The implications of global climate change and habitat loss are considered, along with current strategies for preserving what we have. This book examines the state of current understanding of species richness patterns and their explanations. As well as the present day world, it deals with diversification and extinction, in the conservation of species richness, and the difficulties of assessing how many species remain to be discovered. The scientifically compelling subject of vegetation-climate interaction is considered in depth. Written in an accessible style, the author offers an up-to-date, rigorous and yet eminently comprehensible overview of the ecology and biogeography of species richness. He departs from the often heavy approach of earlier texts, without sacrificing rigor and depth of information and analysis. Prefacing with the aims of the book, Chapter 1 opens with an explanation of latitudinal gradients, including a description of major features of the striking gradients in species richness, exceptions to the rule, explanations, major theories and field and experimental tests. The following chapter plumbs the depth of time, including the nature of the fossil record, broad timescale diversity patterns, ecosystem changes during mass extinctions and glaciations and their influence on species richness. Chapters 3 and 4 consider hotspots and local scale patterns in species richness while Chapter 5 looks at the limitations and uncertainties on current estimates of richness, the last frontiers of species diversity and the process of identifying new life forms. The last three chapters cover humans and extinctions in history and prehistory, current habitat and global change, including the greenhouse effect, and the race to preserve what we still have, including parks, gene banks and laws.

Lake Tahoe Watershed Assessment Untitled

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Testing Patterns of Species Richness

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Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference

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Proceedings RMRS

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A Comparison of Leafhopper Butterfly and Skipper Species Richness on Prairie Restorations and Remnants in South Central Wisconsin

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Bayesian Sequential Tests for Comparing Species Richness of Two Populations

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Glaciation and Species Richness of Birds on Austral South American Islands

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Discusses the effect of elimination of an island's brota by glaciation on present species richness of it avifauna.

Species Turnover and Richness of Aquatic Communities in North Temperate Lakes

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Effects of Forest Management and Deer Browsing on Vascular Plant Richness Cover Physical Stature and Reproductive Potential in Sugar Maple dominated Forests Western Upper Michigan a Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment for the Degree of Master of Science in Natural Resources and Environment Forest Ecology

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Tart Cherry Prunus Cerasus L Production in Northern Michigan

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Proceedings of the Sixth TAWIRI Scientific Conference 3rd 6th December 2007 Arusha International Conference Centre Arusha Tanzania

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Paleobiology

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The American Naturalist

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Species Diversity at Different Spatial Scales

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Species Coexistence

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As a novel endeavour in ecological science, this book focuses on amajor issue in organismal life on Earth:species coexistence. Thebook crosses the usual disciplinary boundaries betweenpalaeobiology, ecology and evolutionary biology and provides atimely overview of the patterns and processes of species diversityand coexistence on a range of spatio-temporal scales. In thisunique synthesis, the author offers a critical and penetratingexamination of the concepts and models of coexistence and communitystructure, thus making a valuable contribution to the field ofcommunity ecology. There is an emphasis on clarity andaccessibility without sacrificing scientific rigour, making thisbook suitable for both advanced students and individual researchersin ecology, palaeobiology and environmental and evolutionarybiology. Comprehensive and contemporary synthesis. Pulls together the aggregate influence of evolution and ecologyon patterns in communities. Balanced mix of theory and empirical work. Clearly structured chapters with short introduction andsummary.

Spatial Patterns in Indicator Taxa

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