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A dictionary of ecology, evolution, and systematics

Author
Lincoln, Roger J.
Title
A dictionary of ecology, evolution, and systematics / Roger Lincoln, Geoff Boxshall, Paul Clark.
Format
Book
Edition
2nd ed.
Published
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Description
ix, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
URL
<Table of contents> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam025/96051626.html <Table of contents> http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780521591393.pdf <Table of contents> http://www.gbv.de/dms/hebis-darmstadt/toc/59201509.pdf <Table of contents> http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=008154290&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA <Publisher description> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/cam028/96051626.html
Other contributors
Boxshall, Geoffrey Allan. Clark, P. F.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Preface
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • The dictionary
  • Appendices
  • 1. Geological time scale
  • 2. Terrestrial chronology of the Quaternary Ice Age in the northern hemisphere
  • 3. Marine oxygen isotope chronology of the Quaternary Ice Age
  • 4. Wallace's zoogeographical regions
  • 5. Phytogeographical regions
  • 6. Terrestrial biomes
  • 7. Tectonic plates
  • 8. Major oceanic surface currents
  • 9. Marine depth zones
  • 10. Lacustrine depth zones
  • 11. Soil profile and horizon nomenclature
  • 12. Zonation of the atmosphere
  • 13. Plankton size categories
  • 14. Sediment particle size categories
  • 15. Taxonomic hierarchy
  • 16. SI units
  • 17. Temperature conversion chart
  • 18. The Beaufort wind scale
  • 19. Chemical elements
  • 20. The electromagnetic spectrum
  • 21. Composition of the atmosphere
  • 22. Global distribution of water
  • 23. The genetic code and amino acids
  • 24. Signs and symbols
  • 25. Acronyms and abbreviations
  • 26. Latin abbreviations
  • 27. Greek and Russian alphabets : Roman numerals
  • 28. Proof correction marks
  • 29. International paper sizes.
Review
"The dynamic nature of science and scientific progress has required a completely revised, updated and expanded version of this book, which remains the most wide-ranging and comprehensive dictionary for the study of natural history in its broadest sense. The revision - which now includes over 11000 entries - retains the style of the original: a working dictionary providing brief definitions for students, teachers, researchers and others having an interest within the broad arena of biodiversity studies." "The coverage cuts across classical disciplines such as botany, zoology, bacteriology, mineralogy, palaeontology and so forth, focusing particularly on concepts, strategies and methodologies."--Jacket.
Subject headings
Ecology--Dictionaries. Evolution (Biology)--Dictionaries. Biology--Classification--Dictionaries.
Medical subjects
Ecology. Biological Evolution Biology--classification.
Genre heading
Dictionary. Reference works. Dictionaries. Reference works.
ISBN
0521591392 (hb) 9780521591393 (hb) 052143842X (pb) 9780521438421 (pb)

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QH540.4 .L56 1998
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