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Paleobiogeography / Bruce S. Lieberman.

Author/Creator:
Lieberman, Bruce S.
Publication:
New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, c2000.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 208 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series:
Topics in geobiology ; v. 16
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Other Title:
Paleobiogeography : using fossils to study global change, plate tectonics, and evolution
Subjects:
Paleobiogeography.
Contents:
What is Paleobiogeography?
The relevance of hierarchy theory to biogeography and paleobiogeography
On the quality of the fossil record and what a paleobiogeographer can see
The history of biogeography and paleobiogeography
Allopatric speciation and vicariance
Vicariance, dispersal, and plate tectonics
Defining areas in paleobiogeography
Biogeography and the comparative method
The search for congruence: analyzing biogeographic patterns in several clades
Biogeography and the biodiversity crisis.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-204) and index.
ISBN:
030646277X
OCLC:
42736383