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Related to biogeography: Island biogeography, historical biogeography
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dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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Life form shifts and historical biogeography of the cosmopolitan and highly diverse subfamily Lobelioideae (Campanulaceae).
The 2003 study was remarkable in integrating field observations with morphology, biogeography and behavior.
Schodde takes us through the history of putting together a comprehensive collecting regime and carrying it to a successful conclusion despite constant bureaucratic complications, and he stresses the importance of such comprehensive collections to enable work to be done in systematics and biogeography.
A new model Gondwanan taxon: systematics and biogeography of the harvestman family Pettalidae (Arachnida, Opiliones, Cyphophthalmi), with a taxonomic revision of genera from Australia and New Zealand.
2003 Biogeography and Variation of Cynopterus brachyotis in Southeast Asia.
There are informative discussions of the history of island biogeography since Darwin, and its limitations for understanding cognitively more sophisticated human responses to insularity.
In recent years, several scientists have applied theories of island biogeography to suggest how old-growth patches could be designed into fragmented, managed forests: sized to elude the distortion of edge effect, shaped according to the idiosyncrasies of terrain, and connected by greenways into a regional supersystem.
The urgent need to understand and prescribe solutions to this complicated and interlinked set of pressing conservation issues has lead to the transformation of the venerable academic discipline of biogeography - the study of the geographic distribution of animals and plants.
Resolving the phylogeny of the Murinae will greatly benefit such diverse fields as Old World biogeography, biodiversity, mammalian paleontology, mammalian molecular-clock studies, and even virology, immunology, and related biomedical fields.
Schintlmeister began his career in physics, but turned to the biogeography and evolution of the Palaearctic Notodontidae, and by now has described more than 500 species new to science.
The study is published in Global Ecology and Biogeography.
Early Palaeozoic peri-Gondwana terranes; new insights from tectonics and biogeography.
In September 2008, Rick Winterbottom visited the South-West Islands of Palau, his latest research trip for a larger study on the relationships and biogeography of Indo-Pacific reef fishes.