Antarctic ecology, Volume 2
Richard M. Laws
Academic Press, 1984 - Science - 850 pages
Collection of 15 papers on Antarctic ecology: The terrestrial environment by D.W.H. Walton; Terrestrial plant biology by R.I. Lewis Smith; Terrestrial microbiology, invertebrates and ecosystems by W. Block; Introduced mammals by W.N. Bonner; Inland waters by R.B. Heywood; The marine environment by T.D. Foster; The marine flora by R.B. Heywood and T.M. Whitaker; Marine zooplankton by J. Everson; Fish by J. Everson; Seabirds by J.P. Croxall; Seals by R.M. Laws; Whales by S.G. Brown and C.H. Lockyer; Marine interactions by J. Everson; Conservation and the Antarctic by W.N. Bonner.
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