Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Changing Diversity in Changing Environment

Co-editor:

As everybody knows, the dynamic interactions between biotic and abiotic factors, as well as the anthropic ones, considerably affect global climate changes and consequently biology, ecology and distribution of life forms of our planet. These important natural events affect all ecosystems, causing important changes on biodiversity. Systematic and phylogenetic studies, biogeographic distribution analysis and evaluations of diversity richness are focal topics of this book written by international experts, some even considering economical effects and future perspectives on the managing and conservation plans.

Read more >Order hardcopy
IntechOpen
Changing Diversity in Changing EnvironmentEdited by Oscar Grillo

Published: November 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1835

ISBN: 978-953-307-796-3

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

35686 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

69 Web of Science Citations

69 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

Open access peer-reviewed

1. Examination and Comparison of Microbial Diversity in Field-Scale Sewage Sludge Composters

By Akihiro Ohnishi, Akihiro Nagano, Naoshi Fujimoto and Masaharu Suzuki

1560

Open access peer-reviewed

2. Food Microbiota Diversity

By Corrado Fogher, Matteo Busconi, Serena Reggi and Giuliano Dallolio

1698

Open access peer-reviewed

3. Describing Parasite Biodiversity: The Case of the Helminth Fauna of Wildlife Vertebrates in Mexico

By Gerardo Pérez-Ponce de León, Luis García-Prieto and Berenit Mendoza-Garfias

2217

Open access peer-reviewed

4. Yeasts Biodiversity and Its Significance: Case Studies in Natural and Human-Related Environments, Ex Situ Preservation, Applications and Challenges

By Enrique Javier Carvajal Barriga, Diego Libkind, Ana Isabel Briones, Juan Úbeda Iranzo, Patricia Portero, Ian Roberts, Steve James, Paula B. Morais and Carlos A. Rosa

3026

Open access peer-reviewed

5. Polychaeta Diversity in the Continental Shelf Off the Orinoco River Delta, Venezuela

By David Bone, Carmen Teresa Rodriguez and Iliana Chollett

1458

Open access peer-reviewed

6. Butterfly Diversity in a Changing Scenario

By Simona Bonelli, Francesca Barbero, Luca P. Casacci, Cristiana Cerrato, Dario Patricelli, Marco Sala, Alessio Vovlas, Magdalena Witek and Emilio Balletto

1971

Open access peer-reviewed

7. Bee Diversity in Thailand and the Applications of Bee Products

By Atsalek Rattanawannee and Chanpen Chanchao

3755

Open access peer-reviewed

8. South African Spider Diversity: African Perspectives on the Conservation of a Mega-Diverse Group

By Stefan H. Foord, Anna S. Dippenaar-Schoeman and Charles R. Haddad

1900

Open access peer-reviewed

9. Relationships Between Bird Species Richness and Natural and Modified Habitat in Southern Mexico

By Jorge E. Ramírez-Albores and Adolfo G. Navarro-Sigüenza

1976

Open access peer-reviewed

10. Anuran Amphibians: A Huge and Threatened Factory of a Variety of Active Peptides with Potential Nanobiotechnological Applications in the Face of Amphibian Decline

By Leonardo de Azevedo Calderon and Rodrigo Guerino Stábeli

1646

Open access peer-reviewed

11. Brine Shrimp Diversity in China Based on DNA Barcoding

By Hangxiao Zhang, Jing Sun, Weiwei Wang and Jun Yu

2010

Open access peer-reviewed

12. Fishes of the Atlantic Rain Forest Streams: Ecological Patterns and Conservation

By Vinícius Abilhoa, Raul R. Braga, Hugo Bornatowski and Jean R. S. Vitule

2434

Open access peer-reviewed

13. Diversification of Circum-Mediterranean Barbels

By Hugo F. Gante

2344

Open access peer-reviewed

14. Biogeography and Population Connectivity of Coral Reef Fishes

By Rachel A. Morrison and Stuart A. Sandin

1979

Open access peer-reviewed

15. Diversity of Wild Mammals in a Megalopolis: Mexico City, Mexico

By Yolanda Hortelano-Moncada and Fernando A. Cervantes

2237

Open access peer-reviewed

16. Microbial Biodiversity and Biogeography on the Deep Seafloor

By Shingo Kato and Akihiko Yamagishi

2428

Open access peer-reviewed

17. Natural Selection: Finding Specimens in a Natural History Collection

By Marieke van Erp, Antal van den Bosch, Steve Hunt, Marian van der Meij, René Dekker and Piroska Lendvai

1047

Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI
  • BKCI
  • BIOSIS Previews

Order a hardcopy of the Edited Volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£170

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax of 5%. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase