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Tropical rain forests of the Far East
T. C. Whitmore
|Statement||T.C. Whitmore ; with a chapter on soils by C.P. Burnham.|
|LC Classifications||QH193.S6 W47 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 352 p.,|
|Number of Pages||352|
Tropical Rain Forests are the biomes with most biodiversity; the Amazon Rain Forest is the largest rain forest in world and the most important. The Amazon Rain Forest stretches from the Andes Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. The rain forest goes into eight countries including Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, and Colombia. Africa’s rain forests are found near the equator. They grow in areas of high rainfall in West, Central and East Africa. 18% of the world’s tropical forests are found in Africa. Over 3 ½ million square kilometres of Africa is tropical forest. Africa’s rainforests are under continual threat. Up to 90% has already been lost to deforestation.
From the reviews: "This book deals with responses of rain forests--in the Far East, Africa, and South America--to climatic change. The coverage is up-to-date, and . Tropical rain forests of the far east book | 3 Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East by T C Whitmore starting at $ Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East has 3 available editions to buy at Alibris An introduction to tropical rain forests Tropical Rain Forests T. C. Whitmore CLARENDON PRESS OXFORD Contents Note on.
Internet Archive Language English. With teacher's guide A camera study of the complex of communities which make up the tropical rain forest. Points out that the greatest variety of plant and animal life is found in the tropical rain forests, which cover one-tenth of the earth's land surface Collaborator, Ralph Buchsbaum. PETER Director, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri. In any discussion of biological diversity, tropical forests must occupy center y defined, these forests are home to at least two-thirds of the world’s organisms, a number that amounts to no fewer than 3 million species, and could be 10 or more times greater than that amount.
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Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East by Whitmore, T C and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at TC Whitmore is an authoritative figure in tropical forest botany and ecology, and this book gives a broad introduction to various forest types found in South-east Asia and New Guinea.
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The text of this book is divided into the following parts: (1) introduction (tropical rain forests of the Far East; forest structure); (2) seasonality (the forest environment: climate; seasonal cycles in plants and animals); (3) growth of the forest (seed dispersal to seedling establishment; growth of seedlings into trees; the ecological basis of rain forest silviculture; growth rates and Cited by: Book reviews: Whitmore, T.C.
Tropical rain forests of the far east, with a chapter on the John Dransfield Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environm Author: Peter A. Furley. Read Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East (Oxford Science Publications) Ebook Free. The tropical hardwood forests, including rain forests, occur throughout the lowland areas of the tropics—especially along the routes of rivers in Central and South America and in central and W Africa—and in the East Indies, the Malay Peninsula, and parts of India, Indochina, and Australia.
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WHITMORE WITH A CHAPTER ON SOILS BY C. BURNHAM UNIVERSITATS-BIBLIOTHEK CLARENDON PRESS OXFORD. Contents NOTE ON UNITS NOTE ON PLACE NAMES 1 Parti: Introduction i.
TROPICAL RAIN FORESTS OF THE FAR EAST I.I. Flora Fauna The shaping of Malesia 2. FOREST STRUCTURE The. The temperate rainforests of the Russian Far East are found within the Russian states of Primorsky Krai and Khabarovski Krai and contains the Sikhote-Alin mountain range.
Found within the Russian Federation, this area is one of the most productive and diverse forests in the world and also contains one of the highest endangered species densities on Earth.
Jenik Tropical rain forest and its environment (2nd edition, ) and T.e. Whitmore Tropical rainforests of the Far East (2nd edition,many of the splendid illustrations from which are to be found in his rather less ambitious Introduction to tropical rain forests, ).
The loss of tropical rain forests through clearance for agriculture, cattle grazing, logging, and mining is of great concern ecologically, as these are ‘hot spots’ of biodiversity.
The fragmentation of tropical forests, as for any natural habitat, leads to the creation of much more area of forest edge (Fig. 4).These additional habitat edges in the tropical forest are drier than those in.
T.C. Whitmore has 15 books on Goodreads with 19 ratings. T.C. Whitmore’s most popular book is Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East.
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.
School Library Journal/5(7). Whitmore's Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East. Clearly, Richards' work was not as temporary as he had hoped or expected it to be. The second edition is a large book, but, as Richards admits in the preface, the almost exponential increase in volume of the tropical ecology literature has meant that it neither covers all aspects of tropical ram.
Tropical rainforest, also spelled tropical rain forest, luxuriant forest found in wet tropical uplands and lowlands around the al rainforests, which worldwide make up one of Earth’s largest biomes (major life zones), are dominated by broad-leaved trees that form a dense upper canopy (layer of foliage) and contain a diverse array of vegetation and other life.
Tropical forests contain the most species of any ecosystem on Earth. While varying widely in appearance from tall, luxuriant evergreen rain forest to arid, deciduous thorny thickets, they have in common their year-round warmth and the vital importance of changes.
T.C. Whitmore is the author of Palms of Malaya ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East ( avg rating, 1 rating, 5/5(2).Title: Rain Forests. (The State of Ecology: Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East) Book Authors: Whitmore, T.
C. Review Author: Webb, Leonard: Publication.Malaysia, Indonesia, Brazil, and other tropical countries with rainforests are often branded as "environmental villains" of the world, mainly because of their reported levels of destruction of their rainforests. But despite the levels of deforestation, up to 60 percent of their territory is still covered by natural tropical forests.