The Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes is a unique, five volume reference that provides a global synthesis of biomes, including the latest science. All the book's chapters follow a common thematic order that spans biodiversity importance, principal anthropogenic stressors and trends, changing climatic conditions, and conservation strategies for maintaining biomes in an increasingly human-dominated world. This work is a one-stop shop that gives users access to up-to-date, informative articles that go deeper in content than any currently available publication.
Offers students and researchers a one-stop shop for information currently only available in scattered or non-technical sources
Authored and edited by top scientists in the field
Concisely written to guide the reader though the topic
Includes meaningful illustrations and suggests further reading for those needing more specific information
Key Topics Covered:
Volume 1: Islands and Atolls
Life in and Surrounded by Water Mountains (Alpine Systems) - Life at the Top
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