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Title:
A natural history of the Sonoran Desert
Author:
Phillips, Steven.
Publication Information:
Tucson : Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ; Berkeley : University of California Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 628 pages: illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Welcome to the Sonoran Desert -- Biomes and communities of the Sonoran Desert region -- Sonoran Desert natural events calendar -- Nature watching in the Sonoran Desert region -- Desert storms -- Desert air and light -- The deep history of the Sonoran Desert -- The geologic origin of the Sonoran Desert -- Desert soils -- Human ecology of the Sonoran Desert -- Biodiversity: the variety of life that sustains our own -- Plant ecology of the Sonoran Desert region -- Flowering plants of the Sonoran Desert -- Desert grasses -- Invertebrates -- The desert adaptations of birds & mammals -- Bird accounts -- Mammal accounts -- Fishes of the desert -- Adaptations of desert amphibians & reptiles -- Reptile & amphibian accounts.
ISBN:
9780520220294

9780520219809
Format :
Book