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Un Tejido Magico: El Bosque Tropical de Isla Barro Colorado (Spanish Edition)

Publisher: Smithsonian
BISAC/Subject: NAT010000, SCI008000, PHO013000
ISBN: 9781935623953, Related ISBNs: 193562394X, 1935623958, 9781935623946, 9781935623953
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Barro Colorado Island is the crown jewel of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the most thoroughly studied tropical rainforest on Earth. This book reveals the extreme interconnections of life in a tropical forest, with lavishly beautiful full-color photographs. It gives an eyewitness view of the fascinating biodiversity, ecology, and evolution of tropical forests. A Magic Web has particular value for scientists and environmentalists, as it offers a comprehensive review of more than 100 years of biological research of a tropical rainforest.  It comprises the most important ecological and evolutionary processes that shape life in a tropical forest and contribute to its incredible diversity. Lastly, this beautiful volume clearly shows why the conservation of tropical forests are vital for Earth’s future.
 
Isla de Barro Colorado es la joya de la corona del Instituto Smithsonian de Investigaciones Tropicales, y la selva tropical más estudiado en la Tierra. Este libro revela las interconexiones extremas de la vida en un bosque tropical, con ricamente hermosas fotografías a todo color. Da una vista ocular de la fascinante biodiversidad, la ecología y la evolución de los bosques tropicales. Un Tejido Mágico tiene un valor especial para los científicos y los ecologistas, ya que ofrece una revisión completa de más de 100 años de investigación biológica de la selva tropical. Se compone de los procesos ecológicos y evolutivos más importantes que dan forma a la vida en un bosque tropical y contribuyen a su increíble diversidad. Por último, este hermoso volumen muestra claramente por qué la conservación de los bosques tropicales son vitales para el futuro de la Tierra.
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