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Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Moshe Shachak, Stewart T. A. Pickett, James R. Gosz, and Avi Perevolotski

Abstract

Biodiversity in Drylands, the first internationally based synthesis volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Series, unifies the concepts of species and landscape diversity with respect to deserts. Within this framework, the book treats several emerging themes, among them: · how animal biodiversity can be supported in deserts · diversity's relation to habitat structure, environmental variability, and species interactions · the relation between spatial scale and diversity · how to use a landscape simulation model to understand diversity · microbial contributions to biodiversit ... More

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195139853
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195139853.001.0001

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Moshe Shachak, author

Stewart T. A. Pickett, author

James R. Gosz, author

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Part I Living Components of Biodiversity: Organisms

Part II Ecological Complexes of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Landscapes

Part III Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management

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