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introduction to tropical rain forests

T. C. Whitmore

introduction to tropical rain forests

by T. C. Whitmore

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Published by ELBS with Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementT.C. Whitmore.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,226p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14958705M
ISBN 100194424480

  IMAX Tropical Rainforest - Duration: [email protected] , views. Sky Hunters, The World of the Dragonfly - The Secrets of Nature - Duration: Tropical Rain Forests Jane Hurwitz (author) Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: Sign in to Read Description. This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the tropical forest biome.

Explore the magic and mystery of the world's tropical rainforests in this fascinating volume that brings to life the plants, animals, and people that inhabit this fragile ecosystem. Focusing on the forests situated in the land area between the Tropics of Cancer and the Tropics of Capricorn, the Encyclopedia provides a rich and thorough. With full color images featuring interesting wildlife and grand expanses of forest, the book is an enticing introduction to tropical rainforests for children. The importance of rainforests for the entire planet is woven into the particulars about the animals and plants that can be found there.

After publication of the first volume of the Tropical Rain Forest, the International Journal of Mycology and Lichenology commented ``This is a welcome addition to the literature on the ecology of tropical rain forests. The book provides a wealth of data and stimulating discussions and is of great interest to ecologists interested in tropical. Tropical rain forests of the Far East / [by] T. C. Whitmore, with a chapter on soils by C. P. Burnham The tropical rain forest: an ecological study / by P.W. Richards Explore.


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Introduction to tropical rain forests by T. C. Whitmore Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Plant life. Rain forest animals. Interconnections between plants and animals - the web of life. Tropical rain forests through time. Forest dynamics. Nutrients and their cycles. Species richness. Tropical rain forests. This book provides an introduction to the world's tropical rain forests for a broad readership, describing their structure and functioning, their value to man and what he is doing to them.

Examples are drawn from all parts of the humid tropic. Today there is more research being conducted in tropical rain forests than ever before/5(14).

This new edition of Whitmore's classic introduction to tropical rain forests has been comprehensively revised and updated, reflecting the changes which have taken place since it was first published in The sections on human impact have been extended to include a new global assessment of deforestation as well as details of new research on biodiversity and conservation.

Buy An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests by Whitmore, T. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible s: 4. The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity.

In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other during the.

An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests by Whitmore, T. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book remains unique in linking rain forest biology and ecology with silviculture, and with concerns over sustainable resource utilization and the future of the tropical rain forests.

It includes sections on the diverse animal and plant life forms which are found in the rain forest. Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award'The Explorer' is set in the Amazon and follows the story of Fred, whose plane accidentally crashes into the rainforest canopy.

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It has some black and white photographs and 'classic' diagrams and graphs. It's technical level is probably that of early university ecology/5(3). An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests by T.

Whitmore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests by Whitmore, T C - AbeBooks. This new edition of Whitmore's classic introduction to tropical rain forests has been comprehensively revised and updated, reflecting the changes which have taken place since it was first published in /5(4).

Conserving Rain Forests. Raintree Steck-Vaughn, Ages 10+. Conserving Our World series. Describes the rapidity with which the rain forests of the world are being destroyed, the harm to plants, animals, and humans it causes, and remedies for preserving the rain forests.

Bright, Michael. Tropical Rainforest. Aladdin Books, Ages Beginning with an introduction which recounts early European acquaintance with tropical rain forests and lays to rest many exaggerations from that experience, there are ten chapters in the book.

Chapter 2 deals wih the typology of rain forests, while diversity in rain forest plant forms. A lushly illustrated introduction to one of the world's most complicated ecosystems, the rain forest, from Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award winner Gail Gibbons Nature's Green Umbrella continues to inspire an interest in rain forests among young readers.

Whether in the classroom or the home, kids enjoy exploring the colorful detailed drawings of animals and plants, all clearly labeled. I’ve also created a mini-book, All About the Amazon Rainforest, as an introduction for kids with all the basic information in one place.

It’s best as a read-aloud for preschool and early elementary and can be read by older elementary students. Check out these videos to explore and learn more. An Overview of the Amazon Rainforest for Kids. This book provides a complete introduction to the fascinating world of the tropical rain forest.

Written for a broad readership, it describes the structure and function of rain-forest ecosystems, their value to us, and the damage we are causing them. A recognized authority in the field, T.C.

Whitmore confronts the problems of conserving these.About this book. The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of 'the rain forest' as a single, uniform reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a.Get this from a library!

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