cover of book
 

Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries
edited by Robin L. Chazdon and T. C. Whitmore
University of Chicago Press, 2002
Paper: 978-0-226-10225-2 | Cloth: 978-0-226-10224-5
Library of Congress Classification QH84.5.F68 2002
Dewey Decimal Classification 577.30913

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY | TOC | REQUEST ACCESSIBLE FILE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology presents a timely collection of pioneering work in the study of these diverse and fascinating ecosystems. Modeled on the highly successful Foundations of Ecology, this book consists of facsimiles of papers chosen by world experts in tropical biology as the "classics" in the field. The papers are organized into sections on related topics, each introduced with a discussion of their role in triggering subsequent research. Topics covered include ecological and evolutionary perspectives on the origins of tropical diversity; plant-animal interactions; patterns of species diversity and distribution of arthropods, vertebrates, and plants; forest dynamics and ecosystem ecology; conservation biology; and tropical forest management.

Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology makes essential works in the development of tropical biology available in a convenient form to both senior scholars interested in the roots of their discipline and to students encountering the field for the first time, as well as to everyone concerned with tropical conservation.

See other books on: Commentaries | Forests and forestry | Foundations | Plants | Trees
See other titles from University of Chicago Press

Reference metadata exposed for Zotero via unAPI.