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The Resource Arctic and Alpine biomes, Joyce A. Quinn

Arctic and Alpine biomes, Joyce A. Quinn

Label
Arctic and Alpine biomes
Title
Arctic and Alpine biomes
Statement of responsibility
Joyce A. Quinn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World: series covers the biomes at high altitudes and near the poles, including the arctic tundra biomes, the Mid-Latitude Alpine Tundra Biome (found in the mountain ranges of North America, Asia, and South America), and the tropical alpine tundra biome (for example, Hawaii). It 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. The volume includes a bibliography of accessible resources for further research
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
577.5/86
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH84.1
LC item number
.Q56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Greenwood guides to biomes of the world
Label
Arctic and Alpine biomes, Joyce A. Quinn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface -- How to use this book -- Use of scientific names -- 1: Introduction to Arctic and alpine biomes -- 2: Arctic and Antarctic tundra -- 3: Mid-latitude alpine tundra -- 4: Tropical alpine biome -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Control code
193175232
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xii, 218 p.
Isbn
9780313338403
Isbn Type
(set : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027510
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocn193175232
  • (OCoLC)193175232
Label
Arctic and Alpine biomes, Joyce A. Quinn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface -- How to use this book -- Use of scientific names -- 1: Introduction to Arctic and alpine biomes -- 2: Arctic and Antarctic tundra -- 3: Mid-latitude alpine tundra -- 4: Tropical alpine biome -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
  • mcslib
Control code
193175232
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xii, 218 p.
Isbn
9780313338403
Isbn Type
(set : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027510
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocn193175232
  • (OCoLC)193175232

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