Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Sapp, Jan, author

Title Coexistence : the ecology and evolution of tropical biology / Jan Sapp
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Cover; Coexistence; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Interviews; 1. The Other World; 2. Legends; 3. Romancing the Rainforest; 4. Regeneration; 5. Is Evolution Different in the Tropics?; 6. Niche Construction; 7. Rhythms of the Forest; 8. On the Waterfronts; 9. The New Deal; 10. Ecology in Disequilibrium; 11. The Central Enigma; 12. Liberated from Fashionable Science; 13. Territories, Taxonomy, and Time; 14. Nineteen Eighty-‚ÄčNine; 15. Biodiversity in Heat; 16. A Continent in the Canopy; 17. At the Root of Diversity; 18. The Other World Today; Notes; Index
Summary This book is about tropical biology in action- how biologists grapple with the ecology and evolution of the great species diversity in tropical rainforests and coral reefs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
Biodiversity -- Tropics.
Ecology -- Tropics.
Evolution (Biology) -- Tropics.
Tropics -- Research.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190632453 (electronic bk.)
9780190632458 (electronic bk.)