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BIOMES,  ECOSYSTEMS, BIODIVERSITY--  SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library   Revised January 23, 2001
See also related topics:
  • Marine Environment
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biosphere, Ecology
  • Pollution

  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT BIOMES

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.2 and v.6
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.3
    Bolen, Eric G."Biome" v. 2 
    Hall, Charles A.S."Ecology" v. 6 
    Oho, David A. "Biome". v.3

    BROWSING GUIDE

    508'S    Natural History
    576's     Genetics and Evolution
    577's     Ecology
    578's     Natural History of Organisms
    333      Economics of Land and Energy 303, 304's    Social behavior

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate item in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Ecology
    Nature study
    Biotic communities
    Biotic communities 
    Endangered ecosystems
    Biosphere 
    Gaia hypothesis
    Geobiology
    Biogeography 
    Biosphere 2 (Project) 
    Biosphere--Encyclopedias 
    Population biology
    Biotic communities.
    Ecology.
    Life zones-
    Extinction (Biology) 
    Forest conservation 
    Forest reserves 
    Reforestation 
    Forest management 
    Forest rangers 
    Tree farms 
    Forest fires
    Phytogeography 
    Deforestation 
    Forest management
    Forest reproduction
    Timberline 
    Forest plants 
    Forest ecology 
    Forest microclimatology 
    Mountain ecology 
    Jungle ecology 
    Rain forest ecology 
    Forest animals 
    Forest birds
    Forest insects
    Jungle animals
    Rain forest plants 
    Rain forest animals 
    Zoogeography
    Desert biology
    Desert animals 
    Desert ecology 
    Deserts--Research 
    Tundra ecology 
    Grassland ecology 
    Prairie ecology 
    Pond ecology 
    Pond animals 
    Pond ecology
    Pond plants 
    Pond aquaculture 
    Fish ponds 
    Water lilies 
    Deep-sea ecology 
    Kelp bed ecology
    Tide pool ecology 
    Ecosystem management 
    Urban ecology (Biology)
    Biological diversity conservation
    United States. Forest Service.
    Rain forest conservation

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    The Grolier library of environmental concepts and issues.  Ref.  333.7 G873 1996 
    Rainforests of the World Ref.. 574.5264 G285 1993
    Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Environment Ref.. 574.503 S246 
    Last Rain Forests, a World Conservation Atlas Ref.. 574.5264 L349 1990
    Wetlands in Danger, A World Conservation Atlas Ref.. 574.5263 W539 1993
    Grzimeks' Encyclopedia of Evolution  Ref.  575.003 G895

    SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    Ecology populations, communities and biomes. 577.82 E19 1981B
    Biomes of the world  577 B615 1999 
    Habitats  577.82 H116 1994
    City and suburb : exploring an ecosystem 574.503173 P957

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE
    (Over 500 articles about Biodiversity or Biotic Communities available.)
    ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    SELECTED WEB SITES

    Major Biomes of the World World's Biomes Page Evergreen Project  Biomes Around the World
    Biomes Links Radford University More Biomes Links
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    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001