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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 Fall 2009, GEL 107: Lecture 10 PALEOBIOLOGY 2 Biogeography 3 ht p:/ www.barbarylion.com /Al %20About%20Lions.htm 4 What is ecological biogeography? What is plate tectonics? What is vicariance biogeography? What is dispersal biogeography? What is historical biogeography? What are biomes/faunal provinces? Questions 5 Ecological Biogeography Explains geographic distributions of species based on ecological settings 6 What is ecological biogeography? What is plate tectonics? What is vicariance biogeography? What is dispersal biogeography? What is historical biogeography? What are biomes/faunal provinces? Questions 7 Biomes The world's major communities, classified according to the predominant vegetation and characterized by adaptations of organisms to that particular environment. (Campbell). 8 9 2 10 Faunal Province Equivalent of biomes in animals Fauna: animal community Flora: plant community 11 12 13 Faunal Provinces North-south divisions Climate Temperature 14 15 16 What is ecological biogeography?What is ecological biogeography?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2009 for the course GEL 107 taught by Professor Motani during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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@Lecture10_9 - 1 1 Fall 2009, GEL 107: Lecture 10...

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