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View Resource Early Classics in Biogeography, Distribution, and Diversity Studies: To 1950

Produced and maintained by Charles Smith, science librarian at the University of Western Kentucky, this bibliography points to a wide range of primary sources in an area of inquiry that predates the theory of evolution, but whose various disciplines all played a part in its formulation. To hear Dr. Smith describe it, biogeography refers to the study of "what lives where, and why." As you will see...
View Resource The New York Botanical Garden: The Americas Base Map

Researchers at City University of New York and the New York Botanical Garden have developed a digital base map for the Neotropical flora -- a "multifaceted approach to mapping species distributions [that] will facilitate the work of systematists and floristicians." The map -- which represents the first time "a disparate set of high-quality, botanically relevant environmental and geographic data"...
View Resource University of California-Santa Barbara: Biogeography Lab

Established in 1991 at the University of California-Santa Barbara, the Biogeography Lab conducts "research on the ecology, distribution and conservation of species and ecosystems using field studies, geographic information systems and remote sensing." Site visitors can learn about ongoing research projects in the general areas of Landscape Ecology, Conservation Planning, and Remote Sensing & GIS....