Marine Biomes


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Marine Biomes Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: ABC-CLIO
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Pages: 232 Language: English ISBN: 9780313340017 Category:

This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World: covers the saltwater biomes that exist along coastline, on the continental shelf, and the open sea, examining all aspects that define these biomes:; Vegetation; Geographical Distribution; 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. The volume includes a bibliography of accessible resources for further research.

Weight0.5 kg




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Author Biography

Susan L. Woodward is 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 biomes in North America, South America, Russia, China, and southern Africa.