Biotic Evolution and Environmental Change in Southeast Asia by David Gower,Kenneth Johnson,James Richardson

By David Gower,Kenneth Johnson,James Richardson

The natural world of Southeast Asia are incredibly different. The zone contains a number of terrestrial biodiversity hotspots and is the crucial worldwide hotspot for marine range, however it additionally faces the main severe demanding situations of the present international biodiversity trouble. supplying experiences, syntheses and result of the newest examine into Southeast Asian earth and organismal background, this publication investigates the heritage, current and way forward for the fauna and plant life of this bio- and geodiverse zone. top gurus within the box discover key issues together with palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, biogeography, inhabitants genetics and conservation biology, illustrating learn techniques and issues with spatially, taxonomically and methodologically concentrated case experiences. the quantity additionally provides methodological advances in inhabitants genetics and historic biogeography. Exploring the attention-grabbing environmental and biotic histories of Southeast Asia, this can be an excellent source for graduate scholars and researchers in addition to environmental NGOs.

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