15. Biogeography and Regional Classifications of Antarctica

  1. Alex D. Rogers3,
  2. Nadine M. Johnston4,
  3. Eugene J. Murphy4 and
  4. Andrew Clarke4
  1. P. Convey4,
  2. D. K. A. Barnes4,
  3. H. J. Griffiths4,
  4. S. M. Grant4,
  5. K. Linse4 and
  6. D. N. Thomas1,2

Published Online: 29 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347241.ch15

Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World

Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World

How to Cite

Convey, P., Barnes, D. K. A., Griffiths, H. J., Grant, S. M., Linse, K. and Thomas, D. N. (2012) Biogeography and Regional Classifications of Antarctica, in Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World (eds A. D. Rogers, N. M. Johnston, E. J. Murphy and A. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347241.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK

  2. 4

    British Antarctic Survey, NERC, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ocean Sciences, College of Natural Science, Bangor University, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, LL59 5AB, UK

  2. 2

    Finnish Environment Institute, Marine Research Centre, Helsinki, Finland

  3. 4

    British Antarctic Survey, NERC, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198400

Online ISBN: 9781444347241

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Keywords:

  • conservation, management aspects;
  • biogeography, and Antarctica;
  • smaller-scale regionalization;
  • littoral environment;
  • terrestrial environment, physical regions;
  • pelagic realm;
  • biogeographical patterns;
  • marine environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical background

  • Data availability

  • Different realms in the marine and terrestrial environments

  • Overview

  • Acknowledgements

  • References