Biology of Habitats

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  • The Biology of African Savannahs by Bryan Shorrocks
    The Biology of African Savannahs (English, Paperback) Bryan Shorrocks

    Savannahs are tropical and subtropical grasslands with scattered bushes and trees, and comprise about 20% of the earth's land surface. This book looks at the major plants and animals that live in African savannahs, and details the biological and ecological factors that influence their population size, interactions and community composition.

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  • The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats by David C. Culver
    The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats (English, Paperback) David C. Culver, Tanja Pipan

    Provides an accessible introduction to cave and subterranean biology and covers a range of biological processes including ecosystem function, evolution and adaptation, community ecology, biogeography, and conservation.

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  • The Biology of Peatlands by Hakan Rydin
    The Biology of Peatlands (English, Paperback) Hakan Rydin, John R. Jeglum

    Provides an overview of peatland ecosystems. This book provides a coverage that is international, with a focus on boreal and north temperate peatlands. It exposes a older literature where a repository of natural history has accumulated. It provides a coverage of the moss genus Sphagnum, an important functional plant group in northern peatlands.

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  • The Biology of Lakes and Ponds by Christer Bronmark
    The Biology of Lakes and Ponds (English, Paperback) Christer Bronmark, Lars-Anders Hansson

    The Biology of Lakes and Ponds ,now in its second edition, is a valuable text for university tuition. Its lucid explanations and descriptions of adaptation, dominance, dispersal, and succession of organisms, as well as the effects of abiotic factors, predation, and competition, ensure its relevance and use to a broad audience of biologists and naturalists with an interest in freshwater ecology.

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  • The Biology of Coral Reefs by Charles R.C. Sheppard
    The Biology of Coral Reefs (English, Paperback) Charles R.C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The responses to modern environmental pressures, climate change, and use of their resources is also described.

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