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Ecology and Biogeography of Sri Lanka (Monographiae Biologicae)

C.H. Fernando

Ecology and Biogeography of Sri Lanka (Monographiae Biologicae)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Biogeography,
  • Ecology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Sri Lanka

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9108265M
    ISBN 109061931096
    ISBN 109789061931096

    Sri Lanka: Geology and Biogeography 43 there was no comprehensive review undertaken. Filling this void, is the new book The Mammals of Sri Lanka. With all of pages, the book authored by Asoka Yapa, with illustrations by the world renowned Sri Lankan wildlife artist Gamini Ratnavira, is a mammoth effort. after which are species by. Higher-level molecular phylogenetic relationships of the endemic genus Lankascincus from Sri Lanka based on nuclear DNA sequences. In: The Herpetology of Sri Lanka: Current Research (including the Proceeding of the Fourth World Congress of Herpetology, Sri Lankan papers and the Nilgala Expedition papers) Lyriocephalus Special Issue. Description: The subjects of biogeography, ecology and biodiversity are now of truly global importance. Recognizing this increased significance, the scope of the Journal of Biogeography and its sister publications, Global Ecology and Biogeography and Diversity and Distributions, continue to be developed under the guidance of Dr Robert Whittaker and Dr David Richardson . Dissertations & Theses. Dissertations and Theses of Graduate Students of P.B. Moyle. Holzhauser, N. J. The biogeography and ecology of the inland fishes of Sri Lanka. PhD Diss. pp. Ecological structure and conservation of fish assemblages in tropical wet-zone streams of Sri Lanka. Ph.D. Diss. pp.


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The Paperback of the Ecology and Biogeography in Sri Lanka by C.H. Fernando at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Sri Lanka has had a relatively long history of indigenous scientific research in the natural sciences.

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Sri Lanka has had a relatively long history of indigenous scientific research in the natural sciences. From the early work of Kelaart (, Prodromous Fauna Zeylanicae, Ceylon Govt. Press, pp.) to the present time, there has been a more or less sustained research effort in the natural sciences.

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Aims The 50th anniversary of the publication of the seminal book, The Theory of Island Biogeography, by Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson is a timely moment. The biogeography and ecology of Sri Lankan mammals point to conservation priorities.

Wolfgang P. Dittus1, 2, 3,*. 1National Institute of Fundamental Studies, KandySri Lanka. British ecologist Charles Sutherland Elton’s books had a tremendous impact on biogeography. Elton wrote ‘Animal Ecology’ in and ‘Animal Ecology and Evolution’ in that examined the geographical distribution of animals from an ecological view-point (Taylor, ).

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The Theory of Island Biogeography was never intended as the last word on the subject. Instead, MacArthur and Wilson sought to stimulate new forms of theoretical and empirical studies, which will lead in turn to a stronger general theory.

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Biogeography of Sri Lanka. EDITORIAL. Biogeography is the study of the distribution of biological. diversity in geographic space through geological time. The. composition of organisms and biological communities. often vary along gradients of latitude, elevation, climate. as well as isolation and distributional range.

Quaternary Ecology, Evolution, and Biogeography offers an introduction to the study of the ecological and evolutionary processes that have shaped our present biosphere under the influence of glacial-interglacial cycles. Written by an ecologist with paleoecological expertise, this book reviews the climactic changes that have occurred during the last million years, along with the responses of organisms and g: Sri Lanka.

Abstract. Following the recent redescription of Rhizodomus tagatzi, we carried out a comprehensive study of the biogeography and ecology of this tintinnid ciliate based both on original data and a critical review of the data indicated that R.

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Wilson. The Ecology and Evolution of Hawaiian Spider Communities. Gillespie, Rosemary G. // American Scientist;Mar/Apr, Vol. 93 Issue 2, pMissing: Sri Lanka. evolutionary ecology and biogeography.

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Wolfgang P. Dittus1, 2, 3,*. 1National Institute of Fundamental Studies, KandySri Lanka. 2Association for the Conservation of Primate Diversity, Sri Lanka.

3Conservation Ecology Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Washington, DCUSA. Inthe highlands of Sri Lanka had some of the most biologically diverse primary tropical rainforest ecosystems in the world. Byonly a few craggy corners and mountain caps had been spared the fire stick.

Highland villagers, through the extension of slash-and-burn agriculture, and British managers, through the creation of plantations -- first of coffee, then cinchona, and.

Pemberley Books supplies a large range of Ecology & Conservation and other Natural History books to order onlineMissing: Sri Lanka. Purchase Seeds - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNevolutionary ecology and biogeography. evolutionary ecology and biogeography. SP Vijayakumar has in general been the architect of our work on historical biogeography.

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In Ecology and Biogeography in Sri Lanka, edited by C.H. Fernando. The Hague, The Netherlands, Publishers, pp. –51 The Hague, The Netherlands, Publishers, pp. –51 Fernando, C.H. and W.B. Ellepola, A preliminary study of two village tanks (reservoirs) in the Polonnaruwa area, with biological notes on these reservoirs.

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