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Biogeography of the tropical Pacific

Biogeography of the tropical Pacific

Proceedings of a symposium (Bishop Museum special publication)

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Published by Bernice P. Bishop Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • Tropics,
  • Biogeography,
  • South Pacific Ocean

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8444405M
    ISBN 100942924096
    ISBN 109780942924091

    “This book is a very interesting contribution to evolutionary biogeography, which should be read by those devotees of panbiogeography, but also by those who criticize it.”—Qtly Review Of Biology“[An] important book and subject.”—Brenden S. Holland, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii Frontiers Of Biogeography. Request PDF | On Jun 1, , Tim Blackburn published [Book Review: Extinction & Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds.] | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

    Extinction & Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. David W. Steadman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: $45 (paper) ISBN: $ (cloth) ISBN: Among almost pages, two quotes characterize David Steadman's synthesis and analysis of avian biogeography in Oceania. "Pre-historic bird bones. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

    Though aiming at an academic audience, Steadman superbly captures the adventure of his 25 years of exploring remote Pacific islands and relates the bird distributions to his own observations and to the literature on anthropology, ecology, sociology, geology, and .   The tropical South Pacific (TSP) is here considered to comprise the oceanic islands of Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia, which are of different sizes, elevations and ages, and are widely distributed, thus representing an ideal place to investigate biogeography and the comparative ecology of island systems. Recent advances in phylogenetic.


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Grounded in geology, paleontology, and archeology, but biological at its core, Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds is an exceptional work of unparalleled scholarship that will stimulate creative discussions of terrestrial life on oceanic islands for years to by: Grounded in geology, paleontology, and archeology, but biological at its core, Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds is an exceptional work of unparalleled scholarship that will stimulate creative discussions of terrestrial life on oceanic islands for years to come.

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Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands features over color photographs, plus dozens of maps and climate diagrams.

The authors’ efforts in assembling the existing information into an integrated, comprehensive book will be welcomed by biogeographers, plant ecologists, conservation biologists, and all scientists with an interest in island biology. BIOGEOGRAPHIC REGIONALIZATION OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC BASED ON CYPRAEIDAE (AFTER SCHILDER ) I Japanese II Moluccan III Dampierian IV South Australian V Melanesian VI Micronesian VII Queensland VIII Samoan IX Oceanic X Polynesian XI Hawaiian XII Rest ofthe Pacific tive ofareas with a characteristic biota" (Kay 7).

In seeking a solution she avoided the. Biogeography of the tropical Pacific. Pac Sci 46(2): Abstract: Many previous biogeographic regionalizations of the islands and reefs of the tropical Pacific are unsatisfactory: the regions as defined are heterogeneous, localities with unlike biotas are grouped together, and those with similar characteristics are placed in Biogeography of the tropical Pacific book.

Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands features over color photographs, plus dozens of maps and climate diagrams. The authors’ efforts in assembling the existing information into an integrated, comprehensive book will be welcomed by biogeographers, plant ecologists, conservation biologists, and all scientists with an interest in 5/5(1).

The Tropical Eastern Pacific Biogeographic Region (TEP) is delimited by steep thermal gradients to the north and south, by a wide expanse of open ocean (the East Pacific Barrier) to the west, and by the Central American land mass to the east.

Four provinces within the TEP have been recognized based on the distribution of rocky shore fishes and marine invertebrates: the Cortez, Mexican, Panamic, and. Global Advances in Biogeography The book focuses on spatial and temporal variation of biological assemblages in relation to landscape complexity and environmental change.

This book is well illustrated with numerous maps, graphics, and photographs, and contains much new basic biogeographical information that is not available elsewhere. The Tropical Eastern Pacific Biogeographic Region (TEP) is delimited by steep thermal gradients to the north and south, by a wide expanse of open ocean (the East Pacific Barrier) to the west, and by the Central American land mass to the east.

Grounded in geology, paleontology, and archeology, but biological at its core, Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds is an exceptional work of unparalleled scholarship that will.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 27 cm. Contents: Biogeographic mosaics in the Pacific / J. Diamond --Patterns of speciation in the Indo-West Pacific / E.A. Kay --Phytogeographic comparisons of Polynesia and Micronesia / F.R. Fosberg --Speciation and the founder effect on a new oceanic island /.

Grounded in geology, paleontology, and archeology, but biological at its core, Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds is an exceptional work of unparalleled scholarship that will stimulate creative discussions of terrestrial life on oceanic islands for years to : $ The biogeography of Indo-West Pacific tropical Amphipoda with particular reference to Australia Author Myers, A.

A; Lowry, J. K Editor Lowry, J.K. & Myers, A.A. Year Publication Type Book Chapter Publisher Magnolia Press Book Title Benthic Amphipoda (Crustacea: Peracarida) of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia Number of pages Series Title Zootaxa Among almost pages, two quotes characterize David Steadman's synthesis and analysis of avian biogeography in Oceania.

“Pre-historic bird bones (the heart of this book)” and “extinction of birds, a topic that will dominate this book.”. Aim The biogeographical patterns and drivers of diversity on oceanic islands in the tropical South Pacific (TSP) are synthesized. We use published studies to determine present patterns of diversity on TSP islands, the likely sources of the biota on these islands and how the islands were colonized.

Grounded in geology, paleontology, and archeology, but biological at its core, "Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds" is an exceptional work of unparalleled scholarship that will stimulate creative discussions of terrestrial life on oceanic islands for years to s: 1.

Introduction to Biogeography and Tropical Biology by Alexey Shipunov. This note covers the following topics: Diversity atlas, Vegetabilia, Animalia, The Really Short History of Life, Ecological geography and taxonomical geography, Regions, Holarctic, Neotropics, Palaeotropics, Australia and Pacific Islands.

Extinction & Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds is a recent synthesis of Steadman's work in Oceania. The book is divided into 22 chapters spread across four main parts that lead o¤ with a background on Pacific Island environments and culture history (Part I).

This book documents and examines the state of health of coral reefs in the eastern tropical Pacific region. It touches on the occurrence of coral reefs in the waters of surrounding countries, and it explores their biogeography, biodiversity and condition relative.

This book, which focuses on the distribution, history, and ecology of the genus Nothofagus, provides a key to understanding the historical plant geography and modern vegetation patterns of the.ALTHOUGH Steadman’s book was published init has lost none of its value. Without question, Extinction & Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds is one of the most interesting and informative books published on the birds of the Pacific Region in the last years.

It ranks in importance with Ernst Mayr’s Birds of the Southwest Pacific () and should be read by everyone with an.His years of indefatigable research and analysis are the foundation for Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds, a monumental study of the landbirds of tropical Pacific islandsespecially those from Fiji eastward to Easter Islandand an intricate history of the patterns and processes of island biology over ; Using information gleaned from prehistoric specimens, Steadman reconstructs the birdlife .