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New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity: Volume three: Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi

New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity: Volume three: Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi
  

This volume is the third in the trilogy that provides a review and inventory of New Zealand's entire living and fossil biodiversity - an international effort involving more than 220 New Zealand and overseas specialists and the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. Together... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781927145050
Barcode 9781927145050
Published 1 January 2012 by Canterbury University Press
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Gordon, Dennis P.

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ISBN-13 9781927145050
ISBN-10 1927145058
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Canterbury University Press
Imprint Canterbury University Press
Publication Date 1 January 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Gordon, Dennis P.
Category Reference Works
Botany & Plant Sciences
Biodiversity
Interest Age 13-18 years
Reading Age 13-18 years
NBS Text Life Sciences: Botany
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;College/higher education;Primary & secondary/elementary & high school
Number of Pages 616
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Dewey Code 593.0993
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This volume is the third in the trilogy that provides a review and inventory of New Zealand's entire living and fossil biodiversity - an international effort involving more than 220 New Zealand and overseas specialists and the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. Together, the three volumes list every one of almost 55,000 known species of New Zealand's animals, plants, and micro-organisms. These volumes are affiliated with Species 2000, and international scientific project with the long-term goal of enumerating all described species on Earth into one seamless list - the Catalogue of Life, a kind of online biological telephone directory.

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Author's Bio

Dr Dennis Gordon FLS is a Principal Scientist at the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA), where he led a marine biodiversity research group for 13 years. Dennis serves on the international teams that are respectively co-ordinating the production of the Catalogue of Life and the World Register of Marine Species. He is a past chairman of the Royal Society of New Zealand Committee on Biodiversity. In 2005 he was recipient of the prestigious New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Award for his lifetime contribution to the advancement of marine science in New Zealand.

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