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Published by Springer Netherlands in Dordrecht .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil engineering,
  • Life sciences,
  • Ecology,
  • Plant physiology,
  • Nature Conservation

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This striking book provides a handy summary of the ecology of the world"s vegetation. The introductory chapters provide a basic back-drop to the subject. The subsequent chapters examine sequentially the form and function of each major biome throughout the world.

Edition Notes

Statementby O. W. Archibold
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH540-549.5
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (xi, 510 p.)
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27033815M
ISBN 109401040087, 9401100098
ISBN 109789401040082, 9789401100090
OCLC/WorldCa851369842

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Get this from a library! Ecology of World Vegetation. [O W Archibold] -- This striking book provides a handy summary of the ecology of the world's vegetation. The introductory chapters provide a basic back-drop to the subject. The subsequent chapters examine sequentially. Buy Ecology of World Vegetation () (): NHBS - OW Archibold, Chapman & HallPrice Range: £ - £ Vegetation Ecology takes an integrated, multidisciplinary approach and will be welcomed as an essential reference for plant ecologists the world over. About the Author Eddy van der Maarel is a vegetation ecologist and has made a major contribution to the amalgamation of Anglo-American and European approaches in vegetation science.3/5(1). Ecology of World Vegetation by O. W. Archibold, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Ecology of World Vegetation by O.W. Archibold, Decem , Springer edition, in English. Plant ecology has its origin in the application of plant physiology to the questions raised by plant geographers.: 13–16 Carl Ludwig Willdenow was one of the first to note that similar climates produced similar types of vegetation, even when they were located in different parts of the world. Willdenow's student, Alexander von Humboldt, used physiognomy to describe vegetation types and. Ecology (from Greek: οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is a branch of biology concerning interactions among organisms and their biophysical environment, which includes both biotic and abiotic components. Topics of interest include the biodiversity, distribution, biomass, and populations of organisms, as well as cooperation and competition within and between species. This book is a comprehensive source of information on vegetation structure and processes in a wide range of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, presented in 13 chapters. After an introductory chapter which outlines basic environmental concepts in relation to vegetation, 11 further chapters describe the ecology of specific ecosystems in a standardized by: