New PDF release: Climate Change, Ecology and Systematics (Systematics

By Trevor R. Hodkinson, Michael B. Jones, Stephen Waldren, John A. N. Parnell

ISBN-10: 0521766095

ISBN-13: 9780521766098

Weather swap has formed existence long ago and should proceed to take action sooner or later. knowing the interactions among weather and biodiversity is a posh problem to technology. With contributions from 60 key researchers, this booklet examines the continued influence of weather swap at the ecology and variety of existence on the earth. It discusses the most recent examine in the fields of ecology and systematics, highlighting the expanding integration in their ways and techniques. subject matters coated comprise the effect of weather switch on evolutionary and ecological methods akin to edition, migration, speciation and extinction, and the function of those procedures in settling on the variety and biogeographic distribution of species and their populations. This booklet eventually illustrates the need for worldwide conservation activities to mitigate the consequences of weather swap in an international that's already present process a biodiversity predicament of extraordinary scale.

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Most studies are dependent on accurate species identification, some rely on accurate taxon inventories (species lists), and some rely on location data of predefined taxa (species occurrence data). The taxonomic and systematic commu­ nity therefore has the responsibility to provide accurate and informative data to all biologists. However, progress in the world’s oldest science, taxonomy, is unaccept­ ably slow given the biodiversity crisis (Hodkinson and Parnell, 2007). Only c. 7 million species, from the aforementioned conservative estimate of four million species, have been described, and at current rates the process could take several more centuries to near completion (Hodkinson and Parnell, 2007).

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And Parnell, J. A. N. (2007). Introduction to the systematics of species rich groups. In Towards the Tree of Life: Systematics of Species Rich Groups, ed. T. R. Hodkinson and J. A. N. Parnell. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–20. Hodkinson, T. , Jacobs, S. W. et al. (2007). Supersizing: progress in documenting and understanding grass richness. In Towards the Tree of Life: Systematics of Species Rich Groups, ed. T. R. Hodkinson and J. A. N. Parnell. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 279–298. Hoffman, P.

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