Extinction rates / edited by John H. Lawton and Robert M. May.

Contributor(s): Lawton, John H | May, Robert MMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995Description: xii, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 019854829X (pbk.)Subject(s): Extinction (Biology)
Contents:
Assessing extinction rates / Robert M. May, John H. Lawton, Nigel E. Stork -- Extinctions in the fossil record / David Jablonski -- Constancy and change of life in the sea / J.B.C. Jackson -- Insect faunas in ice age environments: why so little extinction? / G.R. Coope -- Bird extinctions in the central Pacific / Stuart L. Pimm, Michael P. Moulton, Lenora J. Justice -- Extinctions in Mediterranean areas / Werner Greuter -- Recent past and future extinctions in birds / Colin J. Bibby -- Rates and patterns of extinction among British invertebrates / J.A. Thomas, M.G. Morris -- Assessing the risk of plant extinction due to pollinator and disperser failure / W.J. Bond -- Population dynamic principles / John H. Lawton -- Estimating extinction from molecular phylogenies / Sean Nee, Edward C. Holmes, Robert M. May, Paul H. Harvey -- Biological models for monitoring species decline: the construction and use of databases / C.R. Margules, M.P. Austin -- Classification of threatened species and its role in conservation planning / Georgina M. Mace -- The scale of the human enterprise and biodiversity loss / Paul R. Ehrlich.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Assessing extinction rates / Robert M. May, John H. Lawton, Nigel E. Stork -- Extinctions in the fossil record / David Jablonski -- Constancy and change of life in the sea / J.B.C. Jackson -- Insect faunas in ice age environments: why so little extinction? / G.R. Coope -- Bird extinctions in the central Pacific / Stuart L. Pimm, Michael P. Moulton, Lenora J. Justice -- Extinctions in Mediterranean areas / Werner Greuter -- Recent past and future extinctions in birds / Colin J. Bibby -- Rates and patterns of extinction among British invertebrates / J.A. Thomas, M.G. Morris -- Assessing the risk of plant extinction due to pollinator and disperser failure / W.J. Bond -- Population dynamic principles / John H. Lawton -- Estimating extinction from molecular phylogenies / Sean Nee, Edward C. Holmes, Robert M. May, Paul H. Harvey -- Biological models for monitoring species decline: the construction and use of databases / C.R. Margules, M.P. Austin -- Classification of threatened species and its role in conservation planning / Georgina M. Mace -- The scale of the human enterprise and biodiversity loss / Paul R. Ehrlich.

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