Grassland Biomes (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
176
Utgivningsdatum
2008-09-30
Förlag
Greenwood Press
Illustrationer
Illustrations, maps
Dimensioner
254 x 178 x 18 mm
Vikt
545 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780313339998

Grassland Biomes

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This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World covers grasslands, those biomes the cover vast areas of the landmass of earth. It covers the two major types of grassland biomes: the temperate grasslands (such as the North American prairie), and the tropical grassland (e.g. the African savanna), examining all aspects that define these biomes: Vegetation, Geographical Distribution, Soil, Challenges posed by the environment, Adaptation of the plants and animals to the environment, Conservation efforts Maps, photos, diagrams, drawings, and tables accompany the text, as do sidebars that highlight habitats, species, and ecological relationships.
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Susan L. Woodward received her PhD in geography from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1976. She taught undergraduate courses in biogeography and physical geography for twenty-two years at Radford University in Virginia before retiring in 2006. Author of Biomes of Earth, published by Greenwood Press in 2003, she continues to learn and write about our natural environment. Her travels have allowed her to see firsthand some of the world's major grassland biomes in North America, South America, Russia, China, and southern Africa.

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Preface How to use this book The use of scientific names Chapter 1. Introduction to Grassland Biomes Chapter 2. Temperate Grasslands Chapter 3. Tropical Grasslands Glossary Bibliography