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Biodiversity Hotspots

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Global Biodiversity Conservation: The Critical Role of Hotspots
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    Chapter 2 A Tough Choice: Approaches Towards the Setting of Global Conservation Priorities
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    Chapter 3 Quantifying Biodiversity: Does It Matter What We Measure?
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    Chapter 4 Human Population and the Hotspots Revisited: A 2010 Assessment
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    Chapter 5 Vascular Plant Diversity in a Changing World: Global Centres and Biome-Specific Patterns
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    Chapter 6 Genetic Basis of Human Biodiversity: An Update
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    Chapter 7 Mediterranean Peninsulas: The Evolution of Hotspots
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    Chapter 8 Global Change Effects on Alpine Plant Diversity
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    Chapter 9 European Hotspots as Evidenced by the Palearctic Distribution of Songbirds
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    Chapter 10 Patterns and Hotspots of Carabid Beetle Diversity in the Palaearctic: Insights from a Hyperdiverse Invertebrate Taxon
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    Chapter 11 The Carpathians as a Major Diversity Hotspot in Europe
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    Chapter 12 Conservation in a Biodiversity Hotspot: Insights from Cultural and Community Perspectives in Madagascar
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    Chapter 13 The Kingdom of the Frogs: Anuran Radiations in Madagascar
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    Chapter 14 Hotspots, Conservation, and Diseases: Madagascar’s Megadiverse Amphibians and the Potential Impact of Chytridiomycosis
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    Chapter 15 Impacts of Biofuel Expansion in Biodiversity Hotspots
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    Chapter 16 Forests of East Australia: The 35th Biodiversity Hotspot
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    Chapter 17 Status and Threats in the Dynamic Landscapes of Northern Australia’s Tropical Rainforest Biodiversity Hotspot: The Wet Tropics
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    Chapter 18 Explosive Speciation and Adaptive Radiation of East African Cichlid Fishes
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    Chapter 19 Inter- and Intraspecific Genetic Biodiversity in South East Asian Rodents: New Insights for Their Conservation
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    Chapter 20 The Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi: Underestimated Diversity in a Dynamic Environment
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    Chapter 21 The Brazilian Atlantic Forest: A Shrinking Biodiversity Hotspot
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    Chapter 22 Sustainable Development and Conservation of Biodiversity Hotspots in Latin America: The Case of Ecuador
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    Chapter 23 When Hotspots Meet: The Galápagos Islands: A Hotspot of Species Endemism Based on a Volcanic Hotspot Centre
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    Chapter 24 Hotspots on Global Coral Reefs
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    Chapter 25 Biodiversity of a Unique Environment: The Southern Ocean Benthos Shaped and Threatened by Climate Change
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    Chapter 26 Biodiversity Hotspots: Concluding Remarks and Perspectives
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Biodiversity Hotspots
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Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, January 2011
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-20992-5
978-3-64-220991-8, 978-3-64-220992-5

Zachos, Frank E., Habel, Jan Christian


Frank E. Zachos, Jan Christian Habel

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Country Count As %
Unknown 288 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 48 17%
Student > Master 35 12%
Researcher 27 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 23 8%
Other 41 14%
Unknown 87 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 84 29%
Environmental Science 59 20%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 5%
Engineering 7 2%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 4 1%
Other 23 8%
Unknown 97 34%