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Biogeography of microscopic organisms

is everything small everywhere?

by Diego Fontaneto

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical distribution,
  • Microorganisms

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Diego Fontaneto
    SeriesThe Systematics Association special volume -- 79
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR100 .B555 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847443M
    ISBN 109780521766708
    LC Control Number2011008034

    Conservation and biodiversity of protists The conservation of biodiversity is not just an issue of plants and vertebrates. It is the scarcely visible invertebrates and myriads of other microscopic organisms that are crucial to the maintenance of ecological processes on which all larger organisms. Banat, I, Marchant, R & Franzetti, A , Thermophilic bacteria in cool soils: metabolic activity and mechanisms of dispersal. in D Fontaneto (ed.), Biogeography of Microscopic Organisms. Cambridge University Press, pp.

      Conservation and biodiversity of protists The conservation of biodiversity is not just an issue of plants and vertebrates. It is the scarcely visible invertebrates and myriads of other microscopic organisms that are crucial to the maintenance of ecological processes on which all larger organisms and the composition of the atmosphere ultimately depend.   Abstract. Determining the mechanisms of community assembly forms the foundation of biogeography and community ecology. Studies of the biodiversity of Neotropical macro-organisms have recognized the roles of environmental, spatial, and historical factors in structuring communities at different spatial and temporal scales, but the influences on microorganisms are not well studied.

    A topic under intensive study in community ecology and biogeography is the degree to which microscopic, as well as macroscopic organisms, show spatially-structured variation in community characteristics. In general, unicellular microscopic organisms are regarded as ubiquitously distributed and, therefore, without a clear biogeographic signal. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center.


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The biogeography of microscopic organisms is a topic that has been neglected for a while or at least have not been treated appropriately by the scientific community. This book is a great contribution for filling this knowledge gap.

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Bringing together the viewpoints of leading experts in taxonomy, ecology and biogeography of different taxa, this book synthesises discussion surrounding the so-called 'everything is everywhere' hypothesis.

It addresses the processes that generate spatial patterns of diversity and biogeography in organisms that can potentially be cosmopolitan. Bringing together the viewpoints of leading experts in taxonomy, ecology and biogeography of different taxa, this book synthesises discussion.

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Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla revisado. The book is very timely, as ongoing fascination with microscopic life and rapid increase of environmental sequencing of microbial diversity due to next generation sequencing have led to publication of a considerable number of biogeographic evaluations of microscopic organisms in recent years, using combined morphological and molecular based.

biogeography. In doing so, this book follows the stimulating discussion on the so-called ‘Everything is everywhere’ hypothesis of the last decades.

Currently, enough empirical evidence is available on the biogeography and phylogeography of many microscopic organisms and on larger organisms with microscopic dis. Nevertheless, despite these dispersal abilities, and similarly to larger species (Avise, ), the distribution of microscopic organisms is affected by geographical barriers, which results in.

Biogeography is the study of the processes that determine the spatial and temporal distributions of organisms and their attributes across the earth (Lomolino et al., ). Biogeography focuses on understanding the geological, environmental, and historic factors that determine where biodiversity is and how it is different among regions.

Biogeography of Microscopic Organisms biogeography of diff erent taxa, this book synthesises discussion surrounding the so-called ‘Everything is everywhere’ hypothesis. It addresses the. Download PDF Comparative Biogeography book full free.

Comparative Biogeography available for download and read online in other formats. PDF Book Download Full PDF eBook Free Download. Biogeography of Microscopic Organisms. Diego Fontaneto — Science. Is Everything Small Everywhere.

Get this from a library. Biogeography of microscopic organisms: is everything small everywhere?. [Diego Fontaneto;] -- Bringing together the viewpoints of leading experts in taxonomy, ecology and biogeography of different taxa, this book synthesises discussion.

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To take up the challenge of the biogeography of microorganisms, this book brings together empirical observations of the patterns in different groups of microscopic organisms or with microscopic dispersing stages. Different approaches are used in the description of diversity in order to support or not the hypothesis of cosmopol.

A microorganism, or microbe, is a microscopic organism, which may exist in its single-celled form or in a colony of cells. The possible existence of unseen microbial life was suspected from ancient times, such as in Jain scriptures from 6th century BC India and the 1st century BC book On Agriculture by Marcus Terentius scientific study of microorganisms began with their observation.

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek FRS (/ ˈ ɑː n t ə n i v ɑː n ˈ l eɪ v ən h uː k,-h ʊ k / AHN-tə-nee vahn LAY-vən-hook, -⁠huuk; Dutch: [ɑnˈtoːni vɑn ˈleːuə(n)ˌɦuk] (); 24 October – 26 August ) was a Dutch businessman and scientist in the Golden Age of Dutch science and technology.A largely self-taught man in science, he is commonly known as "the Father of.

Get this from a library. Biogeography of Microscopic Organisms: Is Everything Small Everywhere?. [Diego Fontaneto] -- Synthesises discussion surrounding the 'everything is everywhere' hypothesis, bringing together viewpoints of leading experts in taxonomy, ecology and biogeography.

This book is based on a workshop on biogeography of freshwater algae held during the Fifth International Phycological Congress in China A group of outstanding specialists covering widely different approaches to the subject have been brought together, and this collection of their contributions forms a unique volume: there is no other book.

The population sizes may be very high for some of those species, but the number of species is actually relatively low. Except for the tiny microscopic-sized organisms, you could actually see most of the species that occur in the tundra from the window of your car.

Let's head south and say drive down the Isthmus of Panama and enter the Amazon.Biogeography is the science that aims to describe the spatial distributions of biota (a pattern) and understand the means by which these distributions were achieved (a process).

Biogeography is a field that existed long before evolutionary biology and indeed helped in founding the evolutionary ideas of Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace, among.An attempt was made to detect some possible biogeographic patterns in the distribution of freshwater nematodes.

The literature concerning 14 geographic areas (in Eurasia, Africa and America) and seven well studied lakes was examined.