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Priceless Florida Natural Ecosystems and Native Species

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ISBN-10: 1561643084

ISBN-13: 9781561643080

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ellie Whitney, D. Bruce Means, Anne Rudloe, Eric Jadaszewski

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pineapple Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 423
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.004
Language: English

Dr. Bruce Means is an adjunct professor in biology at Florida State University and has taught courses on the ecology of Florida since 1980. He coauthored Priceless Florida: Natural Ecosystems and Native Species. He founded the Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy (www.coastalplains.org) and is presently president and executive director.

Foreword
Preface
Florida's Natural Riches
Natural Ecosystems and Native Species
The Context: Climate, Land, Soil, Water
Interior Uplands
High Pine Grasslands
Flatwoods and Prairies
Interior Scrub
Temperate Hardwood Hammocks
Rocklands and Terrestrial Caves
Interior Wetlands
Wetlands
Seepage Wetlands
Marshes
Flowing-Water Swamps
Interior Waters
Lakes and Ponds
Alluvial, Blackwater, and Seepage Streams
Aquatic Caves, Sinks, Springs, and Spring Runs
Coastal Uplands and Wetlands
Beach-Dune Systems
Zones between the Tides: Beaches and Marshes
Mangrove Swamps
Coastal Waters
Estuarine Waters and Seafloors
Submarine Meadows
Sponge, Rock, and Reef Communities
The Gulf and the Ocean
The Past and the Future
The Path to the Present
The Next Generations
Reference Notes
Bibliography
Ecosystems
Photography Credits
Index to Species and Other Categories
General Index