Title: Biomes of the Earth - 10 Book Set
Publisher: Chelsea House
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: NEW
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Published
The complete 10 vol. set includes: Wetlands, Oceans, Deserts, Grasslands, Tropical Forests, Taiga, Tundra, Lakes and Rivers, Agricultural and Urban Areas, and Temperate Forests. The Biomes of the Earth set is essential for middle and high school students and teachers who seek compehensive information about biomes in order to understand their function, draw upon their resources, and appreciate their diversity. Bookseller Inventory # 001179
Synopsis: The 10-title "Biomes of the Earth" set outlines the main features of each of Earth's major biomes. The biomes covered include the tundra habitats, the taiga and temperate forests, grasslands of the prairies and the tropical savanna, deserts of the world, tropical forests of the equatorial regions, wetlands of the world, vast oceans, rivers and lakes, and a manmade biome - agricultural and urban areas. Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs and line illustrations, this set provides students with a basic understanding of Earth's biodiversity, the factors that influence it, and the future dangers that face the planet and our species. Each volume provides current information about a particular biome's function, resources, and diversity, helping young readers experience the many climates and regions of Earth. Clearly written and easy to use, this comprehensive set provides an excellent overview of the prominent ecosystems of the world. Each book covers: global distribution; climate; rocks and soils; plants and animals; history; and, environmental problems found within each biome.
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