Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula

This book provides information relevant for the conservation of biodiversity and the sound management of the coastal and forest ecosystems of the Yucatan Peninsula in the face of global change. Various aspects of the biodiversity of the Yucatan Peninsula are analyzed in an integrative manner, includ...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Islebe, Gerald Alexander (Editor), Calmé, Sophie (Editor), León-Cortés, Jorge L. (Editor), Schmook, Birgit (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1.Introduction
  • 2.Physical Setting and History
  • 3.Distribution of vegetation types
  • 4.Ecology (Plant)
  • 4.1.Phenology.-4.2.Ecophysiology
  • 4.3.Disturbance, Conservation and use
  • 5.Ecology (Animal)
  • 5.1.Plant-insect interaction
  • 5.2.Large fauna
  • 5.3.Reptiles and amphibians
  • 5.4.Birds
  • 5.5.Subsistence hunting & conservation
  • 6.Coastal ecosystems and conservation
  • 7.Forest ecosystems and conservation.- 8.Integration of conservation measures and policies