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The tropical rain forest

an ecological study

by Paul W. Richards

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rain forest ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-540) and indexes.

    StatementP.W. Richards ; with contributions by R.P.D. Walsh, I.C. Baillie, and P. Greig-Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK938.R34 R53 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 575 p. :
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1436751M
    ISBN 100521420547, 0521421942
    LC Control Number93049019

      The Tropical Rain Forest: An Ecological Study.P. W. Richards. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. Illus. $Cited by: 1.


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The book was great- for the grown ups & the kids!5/5(9). There also does not seem to be an "International Tropical Rain Forest of the Macaw," the name given to the book's rainforest at the end. The book is a work of fiction, so of course I cannot fault her for using a fictional name for the forest but, again, even though the story is fictional she should have used a plausible butterfly genus /5(15).

Veteran childrens nonfiction author, Seymour Simon, returns with this Smithsonian Institution book on rainforests. With full color images featuring interesting wildlife and grand expanses of forest, the book is an enticing introduction to tropical rainforests for children/5.

Rain, Rain, Rain Forest is a fiction picture book that takes the reader on an adventure through the rain forest. Students will enjoy how the factual information is presented through descriptive language and the cut paper illustrating the ecosystem of the rain forest/5.

In addition, the forest provides shelter for wildlife, recreation and aesthetic renewal for people, and irreplaceable supplies of oxygen and soil nutrients.

Deforestation, particularly in the tropical rain forests, has become a major environmental concern, as it can destabilize the earth's tempeature, humidity, and carbon dioxide levels. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers from the Leeds Symposium on Tropical Rain Forest Ecology and Resource Management, held at Easter at the University of Leeds; sponsored by the British Ecological Society and the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society.

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The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity. In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other.

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A Teacher’s Guide to A Walk in the Rainforest. Based on Pratt-Serafini’s picture book favorite for rain forest study, this guide includes lessons about habitat, interdependency of species, the rain forest water cycle, native peoples, oxygen generation, and much more.

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Henry Longfellow, Evangeline () INTRODUCTION. Tropical rainforests are the most complex ecosystems on earth. Rainforests (better known to many people as jungles) have been the dominant form of vegetation in the tropics for literally millions of years, and beneath their high canopy lives a diversity of species which is unrivalled anywhere else on.

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It is all the more surprising, therefore, that there have been no major scientific accounts published in recent years since the classic handbook by Paul W. Richards, The Tropical Rain Forest in The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity.

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Use these activities to teach students about the tropical rain forests. Grade: 3 | 4 | 5. Subjects: Rain Forests. Habitats and Ecosystems.

Ecology Buy the Book. Related Resources. LESSON PLANS. Types of tropical forest. Tropical forests are often thought of as evergreen rainforests and moist forests, however in reality only up to 60% of tropical forest is rainforest (depending on how this is defined - see maps).

The remaining tropical forests are a diversity of many different forest types including: seasonally-dry tropical forest, mangroves, tropical freshwater swamp forests (or. Nancy Smiler Levinson's Rain Forests (Holiday House, ) and Gail Gibbons's Nature's Green Umbrella (HarperCollins, ) are suitable for younger children, and Philip Johansson's The Tropical Rain Forest: A Web of Life (Enslow, ) is the choice for reports.—Susan Scheps, Shaker Heights Public Library, OH.

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The book provides a wealth of data and stimulating discussions and is of great interest to ecologists interested in tropical. In sum, this book fills a unique and valuable niche in comparative studies of tropical rain forest ecology." Ecology "This book is logically structured, and uses a comparative approach to address the ecological differences between tropical forests.

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The tropical rain forest has variously been assumed to be the world's most important repository of. A beam of sunlight makes its way through the leaves and lights up the brightly colored wings of a macaw. An enormous butterfly flits from plant to plant. Monkeys shout and chatter as they swing from tree to tree looking for breakfast.

The rainforest is waking up. Continue Reading. The international perspective for this book is the unprecedented level of concern over deforestation, recognized by the meeting of world leaders at the Earth Summit, in Rio do Janeiro, and culminating in the appoint­ ment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF), under the auspices of.Second Growth provides a very thorough review of the human impacts on tropical forests over several centuries and more recently, and on the ecology of forest regeneration after a range of disturbances.

It is a well-researched and valuable contribution to the literature on tropical secondary forests.”.Since the first edition ofthis book was written, public awareness oftropical rain forests has become so great that issues involving their exploitation are the stuffofdaily newspapers, radio and television.

The plight offorest-living peoples has become an international issue; concerns over the.