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Biomes of Earth Terrestrial, Aquatic, and Human-Dominated

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ISBN-10: 0313319774

ISBN-13: 9780313319778

Edition: 2003

Authors: Susan L. Woodward

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Understanding biomes--the communities of nature that share a similar climate and plant and animal life--is key to a student's success in biology, geography, and environmental studies. This book provides a thorough and accessible description of the climate, plant and animal life, origins and human impacts, and history of the scientific exploration of every major biome in the world. Chapters on the "human-dominated" biomes--urban areas and agricultural regions--illustrate how these frequently ignored communities are also an important part of the global environment. More than 90 maps and photographs help the reader visualize the extent and characteristics of each biome. This book divides the…    
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Book details

List price: $108.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

Terrestrial Biomes
Tropical Rainforests
Tropical Dry Forests
Tropical Savannas
Temperate Grasslands
Mediterranean Woodland and Scrub
Temperate Broadleaf Deciduous Forests
Boreal Forests
Freshwater Biomes
Rivers and Streams
Lakes and Ponds
Marine Biomes
Coastal Biome
Continental Shelf Biome
The Deep Sea
Human-Dominated Biomes
Urban Ecosystems