The Plants and Ecology of the World's Semi-arid RegionsBook - 2015
The first comprehensive overview of the world's four steppe regions, this important volume surveys the plants, climate, geology, and geography of the steppes of North America, Eurasia, Patagonia, and South Africa. Given the stark realities of climate change, it is imperative that we gain a better knowledge of these regions, characterized by extremes of heat and cold and by limited rainfall. The perspectives offered by this book will enrich the reader's understanding and appreciation of these fascinating but fragile landscapes.--Cover.
Publisher: Portland : Timber Press, 2015
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 577.44 BONE
Characteristics: 359 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions