Chapter 31. Biodiversity

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Brian Groombridge

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch31

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Groombridge, B. (1997) Biodiversity, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch31

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • biological diversity;
  • biodiversity;
  • biological organization;
  • particularly amongst;
  • species richness

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • What is Biodiversity?

  • Describing and Measuring Biodiversity

  • Patterns in Biodiversity

  • Loss of Biodiversity

  • Uses of Biodiversity

  • Maintenance of Biodiversity

  • Acknowledgements

  • Further Reading