Life in the cold : an introduction to winter ecology / Peter J. Marchand.

The fourth edition of a classic work on cold climate ecosystems, with a new chapter on climate change and its effects on plants and animals wintering in the North.

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Marchand, Peter J. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lebanon, NH : University Press of New England, [2013]
Edition:Fourth edition.
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Summary:The fourth edition of a classic work on cold climate ecosystems, with a new chapter on climate change and its effects on plants and animals wintering in the North.
"Peter J. Marchand's Life in the Cold, remains the one book that offers a comprehensive picture of the interactions of plants and animals--including humans--with their cold-weather environment. Focusing on the problems of 'winter-active' organisms, Marchand illuminates the many challenges of sustaining life in places that demand extraordinary adaptations. The fourth edition of this classic text includes a new chapter on climate change and its effects on plants and animals wintering in the North"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:1 online resource (305 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-296) and index.
ISBN:9781611685060
1611685060