The Vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula

Volume 1
 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 14. August 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • XVIII, 676 Seiten
978-3-319-85480-9 (ISBN)
 

This book provides a compact, up-to-date and detailed overview of the vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula, a highly diverse part of Europe in the Mediterranean area. Written by a group of experienced researchers, the volume includes a first section with general chapters discussing the climate, the biogeography and the flora, and a second section with detailed descriptions of the 14 regional sectors into which the peninsula and Balearic Islands have been divided. A third section explores special features, such as aquatic vegetation, gypsum and dolomite vegetation, coastal vegetation, mountain flora and vegetation, conservation issues and alien flora.

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
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  • 204 farbige Abbildungen, 37 s/w Abbildungen, 140 farbige Tabellen
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  • 140 Tables, color; 204 Illustrations, color; 37 Illustrations, black and white; XVIII, 676 p. 241 illus., 204 illus. in color.
  • Höhe: 23.5 cm
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  • Breite: 15.5 cm
  • 1408 gr
978-3-319-85480-9 (9783319854809)
10.1007/978-3-319-54784-8
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Prof. Marinus Werger is familiar and has a high opinion of Prof. Javier Loidi's previous work. Loidi has already collaborated with Springer, writing several articles for journals such as Biodiversity and Conservation and Mycorrhiza.

Part 1. General Conditions.- 1. Introduction to the Iberian Peninsula, General Features: Geography, Geology, Name, Brief History, Land use and Conservation (Javier Loidi).- 2. Bioclimatology of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands (Salvador Rivas-Martínez, Ángel Penas, Sara del Río, Tomás E. Díaz González and Salvador Rivas-Sáenz).- 3. Dynamism in Vegetation: Vegetation Changes on a Short Time Scale (Javier Loidi.- 4. The Iberian Vascular Flora: Richness, Endemicity and Distribution Patterns (Carlos Aedo, Antoni Buira, Leopoldo Medina and Marta Fernández-Albert).- 5. Biogeographic Units of the Iberian Peninsula and Baelaric Islands to District Level: A Concise Synopsis (Salvador Rivas-Martínez. Ángel Penas, Tomás E. Díaz González, Paloma Cantó, Sara del Río, José Carlos Costa, Luis Herrero and Joaquín Molero).- Part 2. Description of the Vegetation of the Territories.- 6. The Lowlands and Midlands of Northwestern Atlantic Iberia (Javier Amigo, Manuel Antonio Rodriguez-Guitián, João Jose Pradinho Honrado and Paulo Alves).- 7. The High Mountain Area of Northwestern Spain: The Cantabrian Range, The Galician-Leonese Mountains and the Bierzo Trench (Tomás E. Díaz González and Ángel Penas).- 8. The Pyrenees (Josep M Ninot, Empar Carrillo and Albert Ferré).- 9. Trás-Os-Montes and Beira Alta (Carlos Aguiar and Carlos Vila-Viçosa).- 10. The Duero Basin (Ángel Penas, Sara del Río, Luis Herrero and Miguel Ladero).- 11. The Iberian Ranges and Highlands (Manuel Peinado, Juan Luis Aguirre and Alejandro Aparicio).- 12. The Ebro Basin (Javier Loidi).- 13. The Sistema Central (Central Range) (Daniel Sánchez-Mata, Rosario Gavilán and Vicenta de la Fuente).- 14. The Coastal Levantine Area (Pilar Soriano and Manuel Costa).


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