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The conservation status of the world's reptiles
Effective and targeted conservation action requires detailed information about species, their distribution, systematics and ecology as well as the distribution of threat processes which affect them.Expand
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Variation in aboveground tree live biomass in a central Amazonian Forest: Effects of soil and topography
We used forest inventories, conducted in seventy-two 1-ha permanent plots to assess the variation in tree and palm aboveground live biomass (AGLB), and its relation with soil gradients (texture andExpand
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Hyperdominance in the Amazonian Tree Flora
Introduction Recent decades have seen a major international effort to inventory tree communities in the Amazon Basin and Guiana Shield (Amazonia), but the vast extent and record diversity of theseExpand
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Relationships between Habitat Characteristics and Fish Assemblages in Small Streams of Central Amazonia
Abstract Small streams with acidic, nutrient-poor waters form a dense hydrological system in Central Amazonia. However, little is known about the fish assemblages that occur in these systems. WeExpand
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RAPELD: A MODIFICATION OF THE GENTRY METHOD FOR BIODIVERSITY SURVEYS IN LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH SITES.
Our objectives were to develop a method that would be appropriate for long-term ecological studies, but that would permit rapid surveys to evaluate biotic complementarity and land-use planning inExpand
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Markedly divergent estimates of Amazon forest carbon density from ground plots and satellites
Aim The accurate mapping of forest carbon stocks is essential for understanding the global carbon cycle, for assessing emissions from deforestation, and for rational land-use planning. Remote sensingExpand
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Spatial eigenfunction analyses in stream networks: do watercourse and overland distances produce different results?
SUMMARY1. The use of spatial variables is a common procedure in ecological studies. The techniqueis based on the definition of a connectivity⁄distance matrix that conceptually defines thedispersal ofExpand
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Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition
Past human influences on Amazonian forest The marks of prehistoric human societies on tropical forests can still be detected today. Levis et al. performed a basin-wide comparison of plantExpand
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Diets of Amazonian Crocodilians
Differences in diets among Amazonian crocodilians can largely be related to habitat selec- tion. Caiman crocodilus, Melanosuchus niger and Paleosuchus palpebrosus, which occur around rivers and lakesExpand
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The nesting of crocodylus porosus in arnhem land northern australia
JAEGER, R. G. 1971. Competitive exclusion as a factor influencing the distributions of two species of terrestrial salamanders. Ecology 52:632-637. l e cannot explain the competi ive xP. n. shenandoahExpand
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