The Resource Biodiversity II : understanding and protecting our biological resources, Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson, editors

Biodiversity II : understanding and protecting our biological resources, Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson, editors

Label
Biodiversity II : understanding and protecting our biological resources
Title
Biodiversity II
Title remainder
understanding and protecting our biological resources
Statement of responsibility
Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson, editors
Title variation
  • Biodiversity 2
  • Biodiversity two
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH75
LC item number
.B5228 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reaka-Kudla, Marjorie L
  • Wilson, Don E
  • Wilson, Edward O
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Biodiversity
Label
Biodiversity II : understanding and protecting our biological resources, Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson, editors
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=937
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / Edward O. Wilson -- Biodiversity : what is it? / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Biodiversity : why is it important? / Ruth Patrick -- Biodiversity at its utmost : tropical forest beetles / Terry L. Erwin -- Measuring global biodiversity and its decline / Nigel E. Stork -- Butterfly diversity and a preliminary comparison with bird and mammal diversity / Robert K. Robbins and Paul A. Opler -- The global biodiversity of coral reefs : a comparison with rain forests / Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla -- Common measures for studies of biodiversity : molecular phylogeny in the eukaryotic microbial world / Mitchell L. Sogin and Gregory Hinkle -- The rich diversity of biodiversity issues / Norman Myers -- Human-caused extinction of birds / David W. Steadman -- Global warming and plant species richness : a case study of the Paleocene/Eocene boundary / Scott L. Wing -- Plant response to multiple environmental stresses : implications for climatic change and biodiversity / Irwin N. Forseth -- Names : the keys to biodiversity / F. Christian Thompson
  • Systematics : a keystone to understanding biodiversity / Ruth Patrick -- Biodiversity and systematics : their application to agriculture / Douglass R. Miller and Amy Y. Rossman -- Snout moths : unraveling the taxonomic diversity of a speciose group in the neotropics / M. Alma Solis -- Phylogeny and historical reconstruction : host-parasite systems as keystones in biogeography and ecology / Eric P. Hoberg -- Comparative behavioral and biochemical studies of bowerbirds and the evolution of bower-building / Gerald Borgia -- Microbial biodiversity and biotechnology / Rita R. Colwell -- The impact of rapid gene discovery technology on studies of evolution and biodiversity / Carol J. Bult [and others] -- Initial assessment of character sets from five nuclear gene sequences in animals / Timothy P. Friedlander, Jerome C. Regier, and Charles Mitter -- Gap analysis for biodiversity survey and maintenance / J. Michael Scott and Blair Csuti
  • Conservation of biodiversity in neotropical primates / James M. Dietz -- Using marine invertebrates to establish research and conservation priorities / James D. Thomas -- Ecological restoration and the conservation of biodiversity / William R. Jordan, III -- Tropical sustainable development and biodiversity / Patrick Kangas -- Wildland biodiversity management in the tropics / Daniel H. Janzen -- Taxonomic preparedness : are we ready to meet the biodiversity challenge? / Quentin D. Wheeler and Joel Cracraft -- Museums, research collections, and the biodiversity challenge / Leslie J. Mehrhoff -- Resources for biodiversity in living collections and the challenges of assessing microbial biodiversity / Richard O. Roblin -- Integration of data for biodiversity initiatives / David F. Farr and Amy Y. Rossman -- Information management for biodiversity : a proposed U.S. national biodiversity information center / Bruce L. Umminger and Steve Young -- Santa Rosalia, the turning of the century, and a new age of exploration / Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 551 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585037271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42330437
  • (OCoLC)ocm42330437
Label
Biodiversity II : understanding and protecting our biological resources, Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson, editors
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=937
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / Edward O. Wilson -- Biodiversity : what is it? / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Biodiversity : why is it important? / Ruth Patrick -- Biodiversity at its utmost : tropical forest beetles / Terry L. Erwin -- Measuring global biodiversity and its decline / Nigel E. Stork -- Butterfly diversity and a preliminary comparison with bird and mammal diversity / Robert K. Robbins and Paul A. Opler -- The global biodiversity of coral reefs : a comparison with rain forests / Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla -- Common measures for studies of biodiversity : molecular phylogeny in the eukaryotic microbial world / Mitchell L. Sogin and Gregory Hinkle -- The rich diversity of biodiversity issues / Norman Myers -- Human-caused extinction of birds / David W. Steadman -- Global warming and plant species richness : a case study of the Paleocene/Eocene boundary / Scott L. Wing -- Plant response to multiple environmental stresses : implications for climatic change and biodiversity / Irwin N. Forseth -- Names : the keys to biodiversity / F. Christian Thompson
  • Systematics : a keystone to understanding biodiversity / Ruth Patrick -- Biodiversity and systematics : their application to agriculture / Douglass R. Miller and Amy Y. Rossman -- Snout moths : unraveling the taxonomic diversity of a speciose group in the neotropics / M. Alma Solis -- Phylogeny and historical reconstruction : host-parasite systems as keystones in biogeography and ecology / Eric P. Hoberg -- Comparative behavioral and biochemical studies of bowerbirds and the evolution of bower-building / Gerald Borgia -- Microbial biodiversity and biotechnology / Rita R. Colwell -- The impact of rapid gene discovery technology on studies of evolution and biodiversity / Carol J. Bult [and others] -- Initial assessment of character sets from five nuclear gene sequences in animals / Timothy P. Friedlander, Jerome C. Regier, and Charles Mitter -- Gap analysis for biodiversity survey and maintenance / J. Michael Scott and Blair Csuti
  • Conservation of biodiversity in neotropical primates / James M. Dietz -- Using marine invertebrates to establish research and conservation priorities / James D. Thomas -- Ecological restoration and the conservation of biodiversity / William R. Jordan, III -- Tropical sustainable development and biodiversity / Patrick Kangas -- Wildland biodiversity management in the tropics / Daniel H. Janzen -- Taxonomic preparedness : are we ready to meet the biodiversity challenge? / Quentin D. Wheeler and Joel Cracraft -- Museums, research collections, and the biodiversity challenge / Leslie J. Mehrhoff -- Resources for biodiversity in living collections and the challenges of assessing microbial biodiversity / Richard O. Roblin -- Integration of data for biodiversity initiatives / David F. Farr and Amy Y. Rossman -- Information management for biodiversity : a proposed U.S. national biodiversity information center / Bruce L. Umminger and Steve Young -- Santa Rosalia, the turning of the century, and a new age of exploration / Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 551 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585037271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42330437
  • (OCoLC)ocm42330437

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