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Main Title The California deserts : an ecological rediscovery /
Author Pavlik, Bruce M.
Publisher University of California Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 144570931
ISBN 9780520251458 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0520251458 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Desert ecology--California. ; Deserts--California. ; Wèuste. ; èOkologie. ; Kalifornien.
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ERAM  QH541.5.D4 P38 2008 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 04/18/2011
Collation xii, 365 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-327) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction: The lost basket -- Rediscovery : Coming to explore ; Coming to conquer ; Coming to understand ; Coming to cherish -- A conspiracy of extremes : Geography of a bioregion ; Climate ; Geology ; Soils ; Waters -- Operation and origins : Ecosystem operations in the desert bioregion ; Origins of the desert bioregion -- Remarkable biota : Biological diversity: The richness of species ; Evolving with drought -- Greater than the sum of the parts : Great Basin communities ; Mojave communities ; Sonoran communities -- The future of an arid bioregion : Current threats ; Ecological remedies ; Weaving a new basket.