Chapter 5. Mapping the Patterns of Biodiversity

  1. Dan L. Perlman and
  2. Glenn Adelson

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313550.ch5

Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation

Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation

How to Cite

Perlman, D. L. and Adelson, G. (1997) Mapping the Patterns of Biodiversity, in Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313550.ch5

Author Information

  1. Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865424395

Online ISBN: 9781444313550

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Keywords:

  • biodiversity mapping patterns and maps and values;
  • Barr Hill in Vermont;
  • geographic landscape maps;
  • maps and biodiversity patterns over time;
  • three different landscapes and biodiversity patterns in landscape;
  • Impatiens wallerona flower - not native to Monteverde, Costa Rica;
  • caterpillar and butterfly shadow;
  • “Bullpen” Orchid (Stellilobium bullpenense);
  • mapping biodiversity across geographic landscapes;
  • species composition of ecosystem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three Different Landscapes

  • A Brief Word about Maps

  • Mapping Biodiversity Across the Geographic Landscape

  • Maps and Patterns of Biodiversity over Time

  • Maps of Biodiversity Across the Taxonomic Landscape

  • Maps and Values

  • References