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Published: 21 January 2014

288 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199559411

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Tundra-Taiga Biology

Robert M. M. Crawford

  • The first concise and affordable textbook of tundra-taiga ecology, providing an authoritative, wide-ranging, and up-to-date review
  • Provides an integrated account of the biological, climatic, and anthropological factors that affect the entire circum-polar tundra-taiga biome
  • Covers a range of ecological processes including disturbance, succession, biodiversity, ecosystem function, and biogeography
  • Includes a global range of circum-polar examples, comparing and contrasting regional dynamics
  • Emphasizes the role of the role of human activity in the Arctic including climate change effects, restoration, conservation, and modern impacts such as tourism, mining, and oil extraction