Comparative Biogeography : Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

By: R. Parenti & Malte C. Ebach (Eds.)

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To unravel the complex shared history of the Earth and its life forms, biogeographers analyze patterns of biodiversity, species distribution, and geological history. So far, the field of biogeography has been fragmented into divergent systematic and evolutionary approaches, with no overarching or unifying research theme or method. In this text, Lynne Parenti and Malte Ebach address this discord and outline comparative tools to unify biogeography. Rooted in phylogenetic systematics, this comparative biogeographic approach offers a comprehensive empirical framework for discovering and deciphering the patterns and processes of the distribution of life on Earth. The authors cover biogeography from its fundamental ideas to the most effective ways to implement them. Real-life examples illustrate concepts and problems, including the first comparative biogeographical analysis of the Indo-West Pacific, an introduction to biogeographical concepts rooted in the earth sciences, and the integration of phylogeny, evolution, and earth history. printed Pages: 308.

Title: Comparative Biogeography : Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

Author Name: R. Parenti & Malte C. Ebach (Eds.)

Categories: India, Environment,

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

ISBN: 8131608255

ISBN 13: 9788131608258

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 701827

Keywords: Comparative Biogeography : Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth R. Parenti & Malte C. Ebach (Eds.)