xiii, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Biodiversity and climate change in context What is climate change? Recent climate trends Biotic response : range and abundance changes Present and future phenological changes in wild plants and animals Recent evolutionary effects of climate change A "paleoperspective" on climate variability and change North temperate responses Tropical biotic responses to climate change Southern temperate ecosystem responses Responses of marine species and ecosystems to past climate change Genetic and evolutionary impacts of climate change Climate change projections and models Modeling distributional shifts of individual species and biomes Dynamic ecosystem and earth system models Climate change and marine ecosystems Climate change and freshwater ecosystems Synergistic effects Conservation with a changing climate Designing landscapes and seascapes for change Managing the matrix Protected areas management in a changing climate Emissions reductions and alternative futures Global greenhouse gas levels and the future of biodiversity.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.