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Title Global biodiversity assessment / V.H. Heywood, executive editor ; R.T. Watson, chair.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.

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 MUSKINGUM QUARTO  QH541.15.B56 G58    AVAILABLE  NON-CIRC
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 MUSKINGUM QUARTO  QH541.15.B56 G58    AVAILABLE  NON-CIRC
Subject Biodiversity.
Biodiversity conservation.
Alt Name Heywood, V. H. (Vernon Hilton), 1927-
Watson, R. T.
United Nations Environment Programme.
Description x, 1140 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Note "Published for the United Nations Environment Programme."
Contents Introduction / V.H. Heywood, I. Baste -- Characterization of biodiversity / F.A. Bisby -- Magnitude and distribution of biodiversity / D.L. Hawksworth, M.T. Kalin-Arroyo -- Generation, maintenance and loss of biodiversity / R. Barbault, S.D. Sastrapradja -- Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: basic principles / H.A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, O.E. Sala -- Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: ecosystem analyses / H.A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, O.E. Sala -- Inventorying and monitoring of biodiversity / N.E. Stork, M.J. Samways -- The resource base for biodiversity assessments / D.L. Hawksworth -- Data and information management and communication / S. Olivieri, J. Harrison, J.R. Busby -- Biotechnology / B. Barlow, G.T. Tzotzos -- Human influences on biodiversity / J.A. McNeely, M. Gadgil, C. Leveque, C. Padoch, K. Redford -- Economic values of biodiversity / C. Perrings -- Measures for conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of its components / K. Miller, M.H. Allegretti, N. Johns
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0521564034 (hardcover)
0521564816 (pbk.)
OCLC # 33897848
Table of Contents
 Foreword 
 Preface 
 Acknowledgements 
1Introduction / V. H. Heywood, I. Baste1
2Characterization of biodiversity / F. A. Bisby21
3Magnitude and distribution of biodiversity / D. I. Hawksworth, M. T. Kalin-Arroyo107
4Generation, maintenance and loss of biodiversity / R. Barbault, S. D. Sastrapradja193
5Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: basic principles / H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, O. E. Sala275
6Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: ecosystem analyses / H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, O. E. Sala327
7Inventorying and monitoring of biodiversity / N. E. Stork, M. J. Samways453
8The resource base for biodiversity assessments / D. L. Hawksworth545
9Data and information management and communication / S. Olivieri, J. Harrison, J. R. Busby607
10Biotechnology / B. Barlow, G. T. Tzotzos671
11Human influences on biodiversity / J. A. McNeely, M. Gadgil, C. Leveque, C. Padoch, K. Redford711
12Economic values of biodiversity / C. Perrings823
13Measures for conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of its components / K. Miller, M. H. Allegretti, N. Johnson, B. Jonsson915
 Annex 1 Organization of the Global Biodiversity Assessment1063
 Annex 2 List of institutions and staff involved in the GBA project1067
 Annex 3 Venues, dates and participants in GBA meetings and workshops1068
 Annex 4 Contributors to the Global Biodiversity Assessment1075
 Annex 5 List of peer reviewers of the Global Biodiversity Assessment1088
 Annex 6 Glossary1104
 Annex 7 List of acronyms1120
 Index1125



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