Life at Extremes: Environments, Organisms and Strategies for Survival (BOK)

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From arid deserts to icy poles, outer space to the depths of the sea, this exciting new work studies the remarkable life forms that have made these inhospitable environments their home. Covering not only micro-organisms, but also higher plants and animals such as worms, fish and polar plants, this book details the ecological, biological and biogeochemical challenges these organisms face and unifying themes between environments. Equally useful for the expert, student and casual scientific reader, this book also explores the impact of climate change, rapid seasonal changes and pollution on these extraordinary creatures. It is suitable for researchers and students of life sciences and ecology.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
ISBN 9781845938147 Antall sider 576
Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24,4cm x 3,4cm Vekt 1600 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende E. M. Bell
Emner og form Ecological science, the Biosphere