Biogeography

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Wiley, Nov 29, 1979 - Science - 351 pages
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Examines the evolution of life on a constantly changing planet and the results of that process. Explores new insights from plate tectonics; from deep ocean life investigations; from island biogeography; from growing knowledge about past geography, climates and ecology; and from development in evolutionary theory will interest 'outdoor' biologists of all kinds, ecologists, students of evolution, oceanographers, paleontologists, and geographers. With numerous maps and diagrams and a bibliography of over 300 references.

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3 Biogeographic Subdivision of a Littoral Biota
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Biogeography and Continental Drift
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E. C. Pielou is the author of several books, including Af

E. C. Pielou is the author of several books, including After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North Ameriter the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America, A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic, Fresh Water, Mathemaca, A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic, Fresh Water, Mathematical Ecology, Biogeography, and The Energy of Nature. tical Ecology, Biogeography, and The Energy of Nature.

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