The natural communities of Georgia
- Leslie Edwards, Jonathan Ambrose, L. Katherine Kirkman ; photographs by Hugh and Carol Nourse.
- Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2013.
- Physical description
- xvii, 675 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Biology Library (Falconer)
|QH105 .G4 E38 2013||Unknown|
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -663) and index.
- Georgia's Natural Heritage : Conservation Challenges and Management Strategies
- The Physical Setting
- Blue Ridge Ecoregion
- Cumberland Plateau / Ridge and Valley Ecoregion
- Piedmont Ecoregion
- Coastal Plain Ecoregion
- Maritime Ecoregion
- Future Conservation Challenges
- Appendix 1: Crosswalk of Community Names with NatureServe (2009) Ecological Systems and Wharton (1978) Natural Environments
- Appendix 2: Common and Scientific Names of Plants
- Appendix 3: Common and Scientific Names of Animals
- Appendix 4: County Map of Georgia.
- Publisher's Summary
- The Natural Communities of Georgia presents a comprehensive overview of the state's natural landscapes, providing an ecological context to enhance understanding of this region's natural history.Leslie Edwards is a lecturer at Georgia State University. Jonathan Ambrose is an assistant chief in the Nongame Conservation Section, Wildlife Resources Division, of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. L. Katherine Kirkman is a scientist of plant ecology at Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- 9780820330211 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- 0820330213 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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