Book ID: 90163
Tropical Rainforests. Past, Present & Future. 2005. illus. VIII, 745 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
A principal aim of this book is to showcase the Australian Wet Tropics,because the history of this region has been more thoroughlyreconstructed through geological, climatological, and molecular geneticrecords than that of other rain forest regions. It also aims toprovide an improved scientific basis for conservation. Main chapterheadings: Evolutionary and Ecological Determinants of Tropical Rainforest Diversity/ Multidisciplinary Perspective of an EntireRainforest System: The Australian Wet Tropics/ Rainforest Futures.