Terrestrial ecoregions of the Indo-Pacific a conservation assessment

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Published by Island Press in Washington D.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biodiversity conservation -- Indo-Pacific Region,
  • Biotic communities -- Indo-Pacific Region,
  • Ecology -- Indo-Pacific Region

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-630) and index

Book details

Statementedited by Eric Wikramanayake ... [et al.]
ContributionsWikramanayake, Eric D
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH77.I55 T47 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 643 p. :
Number of Pages643
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18131886M
ISBN 101559639237
LC Control Number2001006930

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Terrestrial. A terrestrial ecoregion is a certain area of land which is different from the area near it. It has a distinct climate, geology, type of soil, water availability, and distinct living species (the animals and plants that live in the ecoregion).

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Terrestrial. Poland is part of the Palearctic realm, one of the eight biogeographic realms that cover the earth's land surface. Poland has a humid temperate climate, and falls within two terrestrial biomes, temperate broadleaf and mixed forests and temperate coniferous forests.

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The ecoregion covers an area ofsquare kilometres (52, sq mi). Located where the biotas of the Indian Subcontinent and Indochina meet, and in the transition between subtropical. Looking for books by Eric Dinerstein. See all books authored by Eric Dinerstein, including What Elephants Know, and A Circle of Elephants, and more on The Lower Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests is a tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests ecoregion of Bangladesh and ecoregion covers an area ofsquare kilometres (98, sq mi), comprising most of Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal, Bihar and Tripura, and extending into adjacent states of Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and a tiny part of Assam.

Setting. The Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests cover an area ofkm 2 (65, sq mi) of the lower Narmada River Valley and the surrounding uplands of the Vindhya Range to the north and the western end of the Satpura Range to the south.

The Narmada Valley is an east-west flat-bottomed valley, or graben, that separates the two Vindhya Range separates the valley from the. Information about the Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspot was developed using our ecosystem profile and the book “Hotspots Revisited.”.

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