Frontiers of Biogeography: New Directions in the Geography of Nature

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Mark V. Lomolino, Lawrence R. Heaney
Sinauer Associates, 2004 - Science - 436 pages
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Preface; List of Contributors; Introduction: Part I: Paleobiogeography; Introduction; Cenozoic and Mesozoic Paleogeography; Arid Lands Paleobiogeography; Quaternary Biogeography; Biogeography on a Dynamic Earth; Part II: Phylogeography And Diversification; Introduction; The Past and Future Roles of Phylogeography in Historical Biogeography; Range Expansion, Extinction, and Biogeographic Congruence; Reticulations in Historical Biogeography; Part III: Diversity Gradients; Introduction; Beyond Species Richness; The Global Diversity Gradient; Diversity Emerging; Dynamic Hypotheses of Richness on Islands and Continents; Part IV: Marine Biogeography; Introduction; Island Life; A Marine Center of Origin; Pattern and Process in Marine Biogeography; Part V: Conservation Biology; Introduction; How Do Biological Invasions Alter Diversity Patterns? GIS-Based Predictive Biogeography in the Context of Conservation; Applying Species-Area Relationships to the Conservation of Species Diversity; Conservation Biogeography in Oceanic Archipelagoes; Concluding Remarks; References; Index

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