A Neotropical Companion : An Introduction to the Animals, Plants, and Ecosystems of the New World Tropics. Illustrated by Andrea S. LejeuneMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (503 p.)ISBN: 9781400866915Subject(s): Ecology -- Latin America | Forest ecology -- Latin America | Natural history -- Latin AmericaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Neotropical Companion : An Introduction to the Animals, Plants, and Ecosystems of the New World Tropics. Illustrated by Andrea S. LejeuneDDC classification: 577.09 LOC classification: QH106.5 .K75Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- A Personal Note to the Reader -- Conversions -- 1. Tropical Climates and Ecosystems
A Neotropical Companion introduces armchair travelers, field naturalists, and conservationists to the tropics of Central and South America. In recent years the neotropics have been more and more frequently visited by those interested in rain forests and the exotic birds, mammals, insects, and plants of these ecosystems. At the same time scientific knowledge of the neotropics has bourgeoned. A primer for the student and for the scientific amateur, this well-illustrated volume presents a general and up-to-date view of some of the world's most complex natural environments. In addition, it provide
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