22. Composition and Diversity of Northwestern Amazonian Rainforests in a Geoecological Context

  1. C. Hoorn2 and
  2. F. P. Wesselingh3
  1. Joost F. Duivenvoorden2 and
  2. Alvaro J. Duque1

Published Online: 1 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch22

Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past

Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past

How to Cite

Duivenvoorden, J. F. and Duque, A. J. (2009) Composition and Diversity of Northwestern Amazonian Rainforests in a Geoecological Context, in Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past (eds C. Hoorn and F. P. Wesselingh), Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Analysis, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 318, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 9517, Darwinweg 2, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Departamento de Ciencias Forestales, Calle 59A No 63-20, A.A. 1027, Medellin, Colombia

  2. 2

    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Analysis, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 318, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181136

Online ISBN: 9781444306408

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Keywords:

  • composition and diversity of northwestern Amazonian rainforests in geoecological context;
  • northwestern Amazonian landscape - representative landscape units characterizing Amazonia;
  • Northwestern Amazonia - modelling Amazonian biodiversity in geoecological context;
  • northwestern Amazonia physiography and plant diversity and composition patterns;
  • patterns in plant diversity and composition;
  • macroscale - separating spatial from soil effects at wide regional scales;
  • mesoscale abiotic heterogeneity - in spatial configuration of land units;
  • mesoscale abiotic heterogeneity and spatial configuration of land units;
  • northwestern Amazonia and mesoscale and macroscale equivalents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Macroscale

  • Mesoscale

  • Microscale

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References