Life in the cold: an introduction to winter ecology

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University Press of New England, Jan 1, 1991 - Nature - 239 pages
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This explanation of adaptions to winter conditions by plants, animals and humans has been expanded to include plant-animal interactions, insects, amphibians and polar marine fishes, and the conducting of experiments in the cold.

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Winter presents unique challenges to living things. Marchand (ecology, Johnson State Coll.), describes the interrelationship of plants and animals in the winter environment. In true scientific fashion ... Read full review


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PETER J. MARCHAND has devoted much of the last 20 years to the research and teaching of winter ecology. Founder of the winter ecology program at the Center for Northern Studies in Wolcott, VT, he teaches winter ecology at The Colorado College. He is also the author of Autumn: A Season of Change.

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