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Main Title Global biodiversity assessment /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Heywood, V. H.
Watson, R. T.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 33897848
ISBN 0521564034 (hardcover); 9780521564038 (hardcover); 0521564816 (pbk.); 9780521564816 (pbk.)
Subjects Biodiversity ; Biodiversity conservation ; Ecologia ; Biodiversiteit ; BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ; GENETIC RESOURCES ; ECOSYSTEMS ; BIOTECHNOLOGY ; RESOURCES CONSERVATION ; ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ; ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION ; INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ; ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ; CONFERENCES ; GLOSSARIES ; ACRONYMS ; Artenreichtum ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Naturschutz ; Wert ; Artenschutz ; Biological diversity conservation
Additional Subjects UNEP Global Biodiversity Assessment
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  QH541.15.B56G58 1995 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/08/2005
Collation x, 1140 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
"Published for the United Nations Environment Programme." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction / V.H. Heywood, I. Baste -- Characterization of biodiversity / F.A. Bisby -- Magnitude and distribution of biodiversity / D.L. Hawksworth, M.T. Kalin-Arroyo -- Generation, maintenance and loss of biodiversity / R. Barbault, S.D. Sastrapradja -- Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: basic principles / H.A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, O.E. Sala -- Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: ecosystem analyses / H.A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, O.E. Sala -- Inventorying and monitoring of biodiversity / N.E. Stork, M.J. Samways -- The resource base for biodiversity assessments / D.L. Hawksworth -- Data and information management and communication / S. Olivieri, J. Harrison, J.R. Busby -- Biotechnology / B. Barlow, G.T. Tzotzos -- Human influences on biodiversity / J.A. McNeely, M. Gadgil, C. Leveque, C. Padoch, K. Redford -- Economic values of biodiversity / C. Perrings -- Measures for conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of its components / K. Miller, M.H. Allegretti, N. Johnson, B. Jonsson.