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The ecology of North America.


Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1963.
ISBN 9780252723896, 0252723899

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Subjects Ecology -- North America.
Ecology.
Écologie -- Amérique du Nord.
North America.
Description xxii, 610 pages illustrations, maps 27 cm
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-531).
Contents 6. Montane Coniferous forest and alpine communities [Rocky Mountains] -- 7. The Tundra biome -- [Continental and Northeastern tundra, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, high altitude Tundra -- Greenland, Labrador, Western Alaska and Aleutian, Arctic Slope] -- 8. The Northern Pacific Coast Rainy Western Hemlock Forest Biome and mountain communities -- [Hemlock-redcedar-Wapiti association, Douglas fir-Western Hemloc subclimax, biological changes with seasons, coastal promontories and succession, hemlock -- sitka deer -- sitka spruce, mountain communities (alpine, subalpine)] -- 9. The Summer drought of broad sclerophyll -- grizzly bear community -- [Plants, animals, forest, blue oak woodland with grass, bushland or chaparral, fire succession] -- 10. Cold desert and semidesert communities -- [Climate, soil, animals, Shadscale kangaroo rat association, rice grass, greasewood -- harvest mouse, Edalpho-climatic communities, sagebrush-rabbit association] -- 11. Ecotone woodland and bushland communities -- [Pinyon-juniper woodland, Oak-uniper and oak woodlands, bushland] -- 12. The Marginal contacts of the temperate grassland -- [Grassland-deciduous forest contact -- forest edge vegetation animals dynamics ; aspen forest edge or parkland, ponderosa pine, woodland and bushland, cold desert, hot desert]
The Northern temperate grassland -- [Tall and mixed, plant and animal dominants, short-grass, palouse prairie] -- 14. The Southern Temperate Grasslands -- [Low altitude, foothill, agave-bear grass-hairy gama faciation, acacia] -- 15. The Hot Desert -- [Colorado, Sonora, Wester, Mojave, Eastern or Chihuahuan deserts] -- 16. The Tropical rain forest -- [Guatemala, Mexico] -- 17. Tropical deciduous Forest and related communities with a dry season -- [Tall tree, lowland svanna, thorn forest, tropical scrub] -- 18. The Oak and pine forests, cloud forest, and other mountain communities -- [Timberline, alpine meadow, paramo, snow, Mount Orizaba transect] -- 19. The communities of Southern Florica, Cuba, and the shores of the mainland, Mexico, British Honduras, Guatemala, mangrove, sand dunes and ridges, Yucatan]
Geographic Area North America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)242938
(OCoLC)ocm00242938
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Shelford, Victor E. 1877-
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