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BeschreibungBiomes of the Earth is a new 10-volume set that outlines the main features of each of Earth's major biomes. The biomes covered include the tundra habitats, the taiga and temperate forests, grasslands of the prairies and the tropical savanna, deserts of the world, tropical forests of the equatorial regions, wetlands of the world, vast oceans, rivers and lakes, and a manmade biome--"agricultural and urban areas. This richly illustrated set provides students with a basic understanding of Earth's biodiversity, the factors that influence it, and the future dangers that face the planet and our species. Each volume provides information about a particular biome's function, resources, and diversity, helping young readers experience the many climates and regions of Earth. Clearly written and easy to use, this comprehensive set provides an excellent overview of the prominent ecosystems of the world.
PortraitMichael Allaby is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than 40 books, mainly on science, natural history, and environmental topics. Among other professional affiliations, he is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and the Association of British Science Writers. For Facts On File, Allaby has written the eight-volume Dangerous Weather set, as well as the acclaimed two-volume Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate.
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 11 bis 15 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SONLIGHT CHRISTIAN -M
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: 270 Seiten