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Global Synthesis of Biomes and the Latest Science

DUBLIN, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes” book from Elsevier Science and Technology has been added to’s offering.

The Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes is a unique, five volume reference that provides a global synthesis of biomes, including the latest science. All the book’s chapters follow a common thematic order that spans biodiversity importance, principal anthropogenic stressors and trends, changing climatic conditions, and conservation strategies for maintaining biomes in an increasingly human-dominated world. This work is a one-stop shop that gives users access to up-to-date, informative articles that go deeper in content than any currently available publication.

Key features:

  • Offers students and researchers a one-stop shop for information currently only available in scattered or non-technical sources
  • Authored and edited by top scientists in the field
  • Concisely written to guide the reader though the topic
  • Includes meaningful illustrations and suggests further reading for those needing more specific information

Key Topics Covered:

Volume 1: Islands and Atolls

  • Life in and Surrounded by Water Mountains (Alpine Systems) – Life at the Top

Volume 2: Deserts

  • Life in the Extremes Ice Sheets and Polar Deserts
  • Ice of Life

Volume 3: Forests

  • Trees of Life Grasslands and Shrublands
  • Sea of Plants

Volume 4: Freshwater

  • Oasis of Life Oceans
  • One Blue Planet

Volume 5: Anthromes I

  • Carved up by Humanity Anthromes II
  • Sustainability in Concept and Practice

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Source: Elsevier Science and Technology

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