Tropical environments comprise a major sub-system of the ecosystem and events occuring in these systems necessarily have a global impact. Therefore an understanding of how tropical ecosystems function is becoming increasingly urgent for environmental issues and economic development. This text presents a comprehensive introduction to the complex systems of the tropics. Covering a broad, cross-regional range of humid through to semi-arid tropical climate zones, the book features case studies drawn from throughout the tropical ...

Tropical Environments 1997, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415116091

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