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Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion

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  • Author(s): Ebach, Malte C.
  • Publication Information:
    Clayton, Vic : CSIRO PUBLISHING. 2017
  • معلومة اضافية
    • Publication Type:
      eBook.
    • Abstract:
      Biogeography, the study of the distribution of life on Earth, has undergone more conceptual changes, revolutions and turf wars than any other scientific field. Australasian biogeographers are responsible for several of these great upheavals, including debates on cladistics, panbiogeography and the drowning of New Zealand, some of which have significantly shaped present-day studies. Australasian biogeography has been caught in a cycle of reinvention that has lasted for over 150 years. The biogeographic research making headlines today is merely a shadow of past practices, having barely advanced scientifically. Fundamental biogeographic questions raised by naturalists a century ago remain unanswered, yet are as relevant today as they were then. Scientists still do not know whether Australia and New Zealand are natural biotic areas or if they are in fact artificial amalgamations of areas. The same question goes for all biotic areas in Australasia: are they real? Australasian biogeographers need to break this 150-year cycle, learn from their errors and build upon new ideas. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography tells the story of the history of Australasian biogeography, enabling understanding of the cycle of reinvention and the means by which to break it, and paves the way for future biogeographical research. The book will be a valuable resource for biological and geographical scientists, especially those working in biogeography, biodiversity, ecology and conservation. It will also be of interest to historians of science.
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    • Related ISBNs:
      9781486304837. 9781486304844.
    • Accession Number:
      951674786
    • Accession Number:
      1480862
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    • ABNT:
      EBACH, M. C. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2017. ISBN 9781486304837. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428. Acesso em: 6 jul. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Ebach MC. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO PUBLISHING; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428. Accessed July 6, 2020.
    • AMA11:
      Ebach MC. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. CSIRO PUBLISHING; 2017. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428
    • APA:
      Ebach, M. C. (2017). Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. CSIRO PUBLISHING.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Ebach, Malte C. 2017. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO PUBLISHING. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428.
    • Harvard:
      Ebach, M. C. (2017) Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO PUBLISHING. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428 (Accessed: 6 July 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Ebach, MC 2017, Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Clayton, Vic, viewed 6 July 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Ebach, Malte C. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Ebach, Malte C. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Ebach MC. Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography : Reform, Revolt and Rebellion [Internet]. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO PUBLISHING; 2017 [cited 2020 Jul 6]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1480862&custid=s8280428