Arctic flora and fauna : status and conservation

Published
  • Helsinki : Edita 2001
Physical description
272 p. ; 28.5 cm.
ISBN
  • 9979947659
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Source of acquisition: Presented by Nana Ama Whitehead on behalf of her late husband Malcolm Paul Whitehead.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Ecology -- 3. Humans -- 4. Conservation -- 5. From forest to tundra -- 6. The tundra and the polar desert -- 7. Rivers, lakes, and wetlands -- 8. The oceans and seas -- 9. Status and trends in species and populations -- 10. Conclusions.
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Abstract: Brings together contributions of over 100 scientists to provide first truly circumpolar overview of Arctic biodiversity. Section headings: ecology; humans; conservation; from forest to tundra; the tundra and the polar desert; rivers, lakes, and wetlands; the oceans and the seas; status and trends in species and populations; conclusions.

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