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Published: 20 March 2008

410 Pages | 8 pp colour plates, 51 line and 78 halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199298136

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The Biology of Polar Regions

Second Edition

D.N. Thomas, G.E. Fogg, P. Convey, C.H. Fritsen, J.-M. Gili, R. Gradinger, J. Laybourn-Parry, K. Reid, and D.W.H. Walton

Biology of Habitats Series

  • Successful first edition, thoroughly revised (60%) and updated
  • Incorporates comparison of Arctic and Antarctic systems, with a particular emphasis on the effects of climate change
  • Expanded coverage of marine ecosystems and the impact of humans
  • Concise and affordable overview providing complete coverage of the field, and based on a successful lecture course

New to this Edition:

  • Updated and revised throughout by a new team of authors

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