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Title Mammals of Europe -- past, present, and future / Klaus Hacklander, Frank E. Zachos, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2020.

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Series Handbook of the Mammals of Europe
Handbook of the Mammals of Europe.
Subject Mammals -- Europe.
Mammals -- Europe -- History.
Alt Name Hacklander, Klaus.
Zachos, Frank E., 1974-
Description 1 online resource (124 p.).
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- 1 The New Handbook of the Mammals of Europe: Background and Introduction -- Geographic Delimitation -- Taxonomic Approach -- Springer Reference Benefits -- References -- 2 A History of Mammal Research in Europe -- Introduction -- Europe as a Starting Point -- Taxonomy -- European Mammal Collections -- European Mammal Societies -- Mammal Congresses -- Handbooks -- The Discovery of Species -- Outlook -- References -- 3 Mammalian Phylogenetics: A Short Overview of Recent Advances -- Introduction -- Marsupial Phylogeny
Placental Phylogeny -- A Temporal Framework for the Diversification of Mammals -- Endnotes -- References -- 4 Mammal Habitats in Europe: Geology, Vegetation, and Climate -- Introduction -- Physiographical Structuring of Europe -- The Borders, Area, and Location of Europe -- Geology, Orography, and Soils -- Physiographical Structuring -- The Super-Regions of Europe (Following Kondracki and Schluter 2003) -- Climatic Classification of Europe (Following Walter et al. 1975) -- Ecological Classification of the Climates of Europe -- Phytogeographical Division of Europe
Floristic Zones and Regional Subdivision (Fig. 5) -- Floristic Regions of Europe (Meusel and Jager 1992) -- The Late-Glacial and Holocene Vegetation History of Europe (Lang et al. 2003) -- Introduction -- Mediterranean Zone -- Western Mediterranean Region -- Central Mediterranean Region -- Eastern Mediterranean Region -- Temperate Zone -- Balkan Region -- Central European Region -- Atlantic Region -- Eastern European Region -- Hemiboreal Region -- The Carpathian Region -- Alpine Region -- Pyrenean Region -- The Colchis and Caucasus Zone -- The Pontic-Caspian Zone -- The Boreal Zone
The Boreorussian Region -- Fennoscandia Region -- Boreoatlantic Region -- Arctic Zone -- References -- 5 Late Pleistocene and Holocene History of Mammals in Europe -- Introduction -- Synopsis of Late Quaternary Environmental History -- Pleistocene and Holocene Distribution Dynamics of Mammals in Europe -- Ungulates and Other Large Herbivores -- Carnivorans -- Rodents and Small Mammals -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- 6 Management of European Mammals -- Introduction -- The Bern Convention: A Pan-European Framework for Mammal Management -- The EU Habitats Directive
The EU LIFE Programme: A Flagship Approach to Mammal Conservation -- Management of Transboundary Wildlife Populations: A Special Challenge -- References -- Index
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9783030002817 (electronic bk.)
3030002810 (electronic bk.)
9783030002800 (print)
9783030002824 (print and electronic bundle)
OCLC # 1175913058
Additional Format Print version: Hacklander, Klaus Mammals of Europe - Past, Present, and Future Cham : Springer International Publishing AG,c2020 9783030002800

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