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dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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Gregg Lomnicky is an aquatic ecologist, Jerry Barker is a research ecologist, and Sandra Bryce is a biogeographer with Dynamac Corp.
Kenneth Young and Blanca Leon are a biogeographer and a botanist, respectively.
A biogeographer consulting for the Rocky Mountain conservation group American Wildlands, Walker is trying to get public lands managers and people who care about wildlife to answer a deceptively simple question: Why does a bear cross the road?
Wilson, a professor at Harvard, and a renowned entomologist and biogeographer, created a well-known sensation when he published Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, an essay of monumental proportions that included an extraordinary bibliographic review.
As regards the fauna, I am reading these days a curious study by a certain biogeographer who ingeniously explains the origin of those very foreign species characteristic of South America and Oceania.
There is much talk about integrating our economy into the world economy," said Belov, the biogeographer.
The satellite model provides us with new capabilities to locate and monitor potential flycatcher habitat within individual watersheds and across its entire range said James Hatten, Research Biogeographer with the USGS and the reports author.
A growing body of research documents that artificial light is a disruptive pollutant for wildlife, says biogeographer Travis Longcore, science director of The Urban Wildlands Group in Los Angeles.
Although I am primarily a biogeographer and ecologist, my academic training also encompassed exposure to a broad interpretation of 'northern studies.
A biogeographer and a botanist, respectively, Kenneth Young and Blanca Leon have been working the past several years to document and interpret vegetation found in the natural environments along the belt of desert in coastal Peru.
As a biogeographer, for example, Mayr appreciated the dynamics of dispersal, colonization, extinction, and turnover in island avifaunas (Mayr 1941b) and clearly developed the foundations of island biogeography that MacArthur and Wilson (1967) later formalized.
These stands will provide an opportunity for biogeographers and population geneticists to study populations in the early stages of range expansion.
A number of biogeographers have been focusing their studies on the MTZ, correlating and explaining its biota with both nearctic and neotropical influences.
Additionally, with continental forests subject to clear-cutting and bisection from development, biogeographers, conservation biologists, and ecologists see an increasing "insularization" of ecosystems throughout the world.