Freshwater Aquatic Biomes

Freshwater Aquatic Biomes

by Richard A. Roth


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This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World: series covers the freshwater biomes that exist in wetlands, ponds and lakes, and rivers and streams, examining all aspects that define these biomes: Vegetation, Geographical Distribution, Challenges posed by the environment, Adaptation of the plants and animals to the environment.

Conservation efforts Maps, photos, diagrams, drawings, and tables accompany the text, as do sidebars that highlight habitats, species, and ecological relationships. The volume includes a bibliography of accessible resources for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313340000
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2008
Series: Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Richard A. Roth is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at Radford University, Radford, Virginia.

Table of Contents


How to use this book

The use of scientific names

Chapter 1. Introduction to Freshwater Aquatic Biomes

Chapter 2. Rivers

Chapter 3. Wetlands

Chapter 4. Lakes




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