Biotic Evolution and Environmental Change in Southeast Asia by David Gower,Kenneth Johnson,James Richardson

By David Gower,Kenneth Johnson,James Richardson

The wildlife of Southeast Asia are awfully diversified. The sector contains numerous terrestrial biodiversity hotspots and is the vital worldwide hotspot for marine variety, however it additionally faces the main extreme demanding situations of the present international biodiversity concern. delivering reports, syntheses and result of the newest study into Southeast Asian earth and organismal historical past, this booklet investigates the heritage, current and way forward for the fauna and plant life of this bio- and geodiverse area. major specialists within the box discover key subject matters together with palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, biogeography, inhabitants genetics and conservation biology, illustrating examine methods and issues with spatially, taxonomically and methodologically targeted case experiences. the amount additionally provides methodological advances in inhabitants genetics and historic biogeography. Exploring the attention-grabbing environmental and biotic histories of Southeast Asia, this can be an incredible source for graduate scholars and researchers in addition to environmental NGOs.

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