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The fifth edition builds on the strengths of previous editions to provide an insightful and integrative explanation of how geographic variation across terrestrial and marine environments has influenced the fundamental processes of immigration, extinction, and evolution to shape species distributions and nearly all patterns of biological diversity.
It is an biogeobraphy and conceptually rich text that illustrates general patterns and processes using examples from a broad diversity of life forms, time periods and aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Biogeography, Fifth Edition, is written as a primary text for undergraduate and graduate courses, and is also an invaluable reference for biogeographers, ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and conservation biologists.
Its fundamental assertion is that patterns in biological diversity make little sense unless viewed within an explicit geographic context. Ibogeography from principal patterns and fundamental principles, and assuming only a rudimentary knowledge of biology, geography, and Earth history, the text explains the brpwn between geographic variation in biological diversity and the geological, ecological, and evolutionary processes that have produced them. The use of color illustrations, evaluated and optimized for colorblind readers, has transformed our abilities to illustrate key concepts and empirical patterns in the geography of nature.
By providing a description of the historical development of biogeography, evolution and ecology, along with a comprehensive account of the principal patterns, fundamental principles and recent advances in each of these fields of science, loomolino ultimate vision is for Biogeography to serve as the centerpiece of a one- or two-semester core course in biological diversity.
Instructor’s Resource Library The BiogeographyFifth Edition, Instructor’s Resource Library includes all of the textbook’s figures both art and photographs and tables in electronic format. The figures have all been formatted and color-enhanced for optimal projection in the classroom. Integrative nature of the field Relationships to other sciences and an outline of this bookPhilosophy and basic principles Doing Contemporary Biogeography Chapter 2.
A global system of observatories Remote sensing and satellite imagery Interpolation over space and time Analyzing Biogeographic Bioyeography Chapter 4. Ecological Foundations The Distribution of Individuals The Distribution of Species and Populations Mapping and measuring the range Population growth and demography Hutchinson’s multidimensional niche concept The geographic range as a reflection of the niche The relationship between distribution and abundance What Limits the Geographic Range?
Physical limiting factors Disturbance, dispersal, and time Interactions with other organisms Synthesis Chapter 5. Energetic considerations Distribution of ecological communities Temporal patterns: Ecological succession Mapping Communities: Dispersal and Immigration Box 6. Dispersal as an ecological process Dispersal as a historical biogeographic event Dispersal and Range Expansion Jump dispersal Diffusion Secular migration Mechanisms of Movement Active dispersal Passive dispersal The Nature of Barriers Physiological barriers Ecological and psychological barriers Biotic Exchange and Dispersal Routes Corridors Filters Sweepstakes routes Other means of biotic exchange Dispersal curves within and among species Establishing a Colony Influence of habitat selection What constitutes a propagule?
Survival in a new ecosystem Advances in the Study of Dispersal Chapter 7. Speciation and Extinction Box 7. Mechanisms of genetic biogelgraphy Allopatric lokolino Sympatric and parapatric speciation Diversification Ecological differentiation Adaptive radiation Extinction Ecological processes Recent extinctions Extinctions in the fossil record Macroevolution The punctuated equilibrium concept and evolution biogeogeaphy the fossil record Species selection The role of historical contingency Micro- and Macroevolution: Toward a Synthesis Chapter 8.
Subdividing the terrestrial regions Distributional congruence reflects a shared history of diversification Marine regions and provinces Quantifying Similarity among Biotas Disjunction Patterns Processes Maintaining Distinct Biotas Barriers between biogeographic regions Resistance to invasion Avian migration and provincialism Biotic Interchange The Great American Biotic Interchange Box Old versus Young Isthmus: The Suez Canal Biotic interchange: The Basis of Hennig’s Paradigm: Reconstructing the Geographic History of Lineages and Biotas Shifting Paradigms in Historical Biogeography Determining centers of origin and directions of dispersal on a stable Earth From center of origin-dispersal to vicariance Box Defining and Delineating Areas of Endemism Box Which approach to use?
Phylogeography The dual nature of phylogeography Combining phylogeography and ecological niche modeling Reconstructing shallow histories of lineages and biotas The impact of phylogeography on biogeography and other disciplines Box bioogeography An Additional Caution The species-isolation relationship The equilibrium model of island biogeography Advancing island biogeography theory Box Empirical Studies Test the Equilibrium Model Patterns in Species Composition Forces assembling insular biotas Release, displacement, and the ecological assembly of insular communities Distributions of particular species Box Sticking to the wreck Transformations of life’s most fundamental characteristic–size Evolving ecologies The Perils of Island Life Taxon cycles and evolutionary traps Chapter Areography Patterns in range shape and size The frequency distribution of range size Geographic gradients in range size Geographic range browb as a function of body size Temporal dynamics of range size Shapes of ranges The internal structure of geographic ranges Ecogeographic Rules: The Marine Realm Thorson’s rule of larval development Temperature, diversity, and Jordan’s rule of vertebrae Geographic gradients in ecological interactions and morphological defenses The Geography of Biological Diversity Diversity measures and terminology Latitudinal Gradients in Biological Diversity The nature and complexity of the pattern An ancient but not primordial pattern Topographic and Oceanic Modifiers The peninsula effect Elevational gradients in diversity Depth and diversity in the aquatic realm Explanations for the Geography of Biological Diversity Coda Unit 6.
Conservation and the Frontiers of Biogeography Chapter Indonesia, Sahul, and Oceania Conquering the cold: Challenges and Successes in Addressing the Linnaean Shortfall Conservation biogeography and the Wallacean shortfall The geography of recent extinctions and endangerment Geographic range collapse The dynamic geography of extinction forces Chapter His research and teaching focus on biogeography, community ecology, and conservation of biological diversity.
He is a cofounder and past President of the International Biogeography Society.
Lomolino received the American Biogeograpuy of Mammalogists Award for his dissertation studies on the ecology, evolution, and biogeography of insular mammals. His research focuses primarily on the history of biodiversity in western North America, with ongoing projects including: He is coauthor of Island Biogeography: His research interests span island biogeography, diversity theory, macroecology, and conservation biogeography.
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