Item description for The Ecozones of the World: The Ecological Divisions of the Geosphere by B. Ahnert Jürgen Schultz...
Recent studies have greatly contributed to a better understanding of the earth's ecosystem. This abundantly illustrated book provides a fundamental introduction to the ecological zones of the geosphere. Nine terrestrial ecozones have been distinguished and described in individual chapters with respect to: distribution, climate, relief/hydrology, soil vegetation/animal lifeand land use. The first chapter provides the reader with a general introduction to each subject area.
The second edition is a competely revised and updated version. A large number ofnew Anglo-American ecological studies are included. The book also includes more than 70 new figures and tables anddetailed maps on global agricultural regions and soil classification. Another new feature is the discussion of thecorrelation between northernecosystems and the carbon dioxide balance in the global atmosphere.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 7, 2005
ISBN 3540200142 ISBN13 9783540200147
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