Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: The Function of Biodiversity

byGeorge W. DavisEditorDavid M. Richardson

Paperback | December 13, 2011

Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: The Function of Biodiversity by George W. Davis
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Human activities are causing species extinctions at a rate and magnitude rivaling those of past geologic extinction events.
Exploring mediterranean-type ecosystems - the Mediterranean Basin, California, Chile, Australia, and South Africa - this volume addresses the question whether biological diversity plays a significant role in the functioning of natural ecosystems, and to what extent that diversity can be reduced without causing system malfunction. Comparative studies in ecosystems that are similar in certain respects, but differ in others, offer considerable scope for gaining new insights into the links between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.
Title:Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: The Function of BiodiversityFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:366 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:366 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642788831

ISBN - 13:9783642788833

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