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Author Liittschwager, David.

Title A world in one cubic foot : portraits of biodiversity / David Liittschwager ; foreword by E.O. Wilson.

Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Oversized    577 LII    Available
Description 203 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Saltwater bay: Under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California / August Kleinzahler -- Cloud forest: Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica / Nalini M. Nadkarni -- Coral reef: Lighthouse Reef, Moorea, French Polynesia / Elizabeth Kolbert -- Deciduous forest: Hallett Nature Sanctuary, Central Park, New York City / W.S. di Piero -- Freshwater river: Duck River, Lillard's Mill, Tennessee / Alan Huffman -- Mountain fynbos: Table Mountain National Park, South Africa / Jasper and Peter Slingsby.
Summary A photographic close-up of the diversity of life found in one cubic foot across a variety of ecosystems.
Subject Biodiversity.
Ecology.
ISBN 9780226481234 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0226481239 (hbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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