Biodiversity of Pantepui

Written By Valentí Rull
Biodiversity of Pantepui
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128155922
  • Pages : 470 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biodiversity of Pantepui written by Valentí Rull which was release on 12 June 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Biodiversity of Pantepui: The Pristine "Lost World" of the Neotropical Guiana Highlands provides the most updated and comprehensive knowledge on the biota, origin, and evolution of the Pantepui biogeographical province. It synthesizes historical information and recent discoveries, covering the main biogeographic patterns, evolutionary trends, and conservational efforts. Written by international experts on the biodiversity of this pristine land, this book explores what makes Pantepui a unique natural laboratory to study the origin and evolution of Neotropical biodiversity under the influence of only natural drivers. It discusses the organisms living in Pentepui, including algae, plants, several groups of invertebrates, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals. The latter portion of the book delves into the effects of human activity and global warming on Pantepui, and current conservational efforts to combat these threats. Biodiversity of Pantepui is an important resource for researchers in ecology, biogeography, evolution, and conservation, who want to understand the biodiversity and natural history of this region, and how to help conserve and protect the Guiana Highlands from environmental and human damages. Offers a climactic and ecological history of the region since the Late Glacial epoch Discusses the evolutionary origin of the Pantepui biota and its biogeographical patterns Led by a team of editors whose expertise includes Pantepui, the Guiana Shield, and the Neotropics in general

Biodiversity of Pantepui

Biodiversity of Pantepui
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 0128155922
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Summary : Biodiversity of Pantepui: The Pristine "Lost World" of the Neotropical Guiana Highlands provides the most updated and comprehensive knowledge on the biota, origin, and evolution of the Pantepui biogeographical province. It synthesizes historical information and recent discoveries, covering the main biogeographic patterns, evolutionary trends, and conservational efforts. Written by international ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-04-30
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0128155922
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Summary : Mountains, Climate and Biodiversity: A comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis for students and researchers Mountains are topographically complex formations that play a fundamental role in regional and continental-scale climates. They are also cradles to all major river systems and home to unique, and often highly biodiverse and threatened, ecosystems. But how ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-06
  • Total pages : 270
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
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Summary : Quaternary Ecology, Evolution, and Biogeography offers an introduction to the study of the ecological and evolutionary processes that have shaped our present biosphere under the influence of glacial-interglacial cycles. Written by an ecologist with paleoecological expertise, this book reviews the climactic changes that have occurred during the last 2.6 million years, ...

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  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1999-10-01
  • Total pages : 669
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-07
  • Total pages : 590
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  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-16
  • Total pages : 304
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Summary : Urumaco and Venezuelan Paleontology offers a synthesis of the paleontological record of Venezuela, including new discoveries on stratigraphy, paleobotany, fossil invertebrates, and vertebrates. Besides providing a critical summary of the record of decapods, fishes, crocodiles, turtles, rodents, armadillos, and ungulates, several chapters introduce new information on the distribution and paleobiology ...

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  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Biodiversity has become a buzzword in the environmental movement and in science, and is increasingly being taught in university degree courses. This new text is designed as a primer, giving non-specialists an introduction to the historical context, current debates, and ongoing research in this subject....

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  • Release Date : 2013-02-06
  • Total pages : 528
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Summary : Following the much acclaimed success of the first volume ofKey Topics in Conservation Biology, this entirely new secondvolume addresses an innovative array of key topics in contemporaryconservation biology. Written by an internationally renownedteam of authors, Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 addsto the still topical foundations laid in the first volume(...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-08-21
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0128155922
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Summary : Paleocological Research on Easter Island: Insights on Settlement, Climate Changes, Deforestation and Cultural Shifts examines the area’s climatic and ecological history, a topic not usually addressed in other literature. The book provides a thorough and synthetic account of all paleoecological works developed to date, including the latest discoveries. Finally, ...

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  • Publisher : Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 603
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