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A Biological Assessment of the Aquatic Ecosystems of the Pantanal, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Brasil

A Biological Assessment of the Aquatic Ecosystems of the Pantanal, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Brasil( )
Editor: Willink, Philip W.
Chernoff, Barry
Alonso, Leeanne E.
Montambault, Jensen R.
Lourival, Reinaldo
Series title:Rapid Assessment Program Working Papers
ISBN:978-1-881173-35-9
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $53.99
Book Description:

The Pantanal is the largest wetland in the world, covering more than 365,00 kilometers of the central floodplains of Brasil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. This fragile ecosystem, dependent upon critical habitats and the flood cycle, is under threat from the silt runoff of deforested highlands and efforts by man to make the area navigable. This assessment, which discovered new species in the area, examines previously unexplored regions of the Pantanal--essential sanctuaries for migratory...
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Book Details
Pages:306
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Science / Life Sciences / Biological Diversity
Nature / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.59 x 27.94 x 1.778 cm
Book Weight:0.868 Kilograms



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