Encyclopedia of the Biosphere

"An 11-volume work ... planned in accordance with the principles of UNESCO's MAB (Man and the Biosphere) Programme." Concerned with effects of humans on nature.

Contents: v. 1. Our living planet -- v. 2. Tropical rainforests -- v. 3. Savannahs -- v. 4. Deserts -- v. 5. Mediterranean woodlands -- v. 6. Temperate rainforests -- v. 7. Deciduous forests -- v. 8. Prairies and boreal forests -- v. 9. Lakes, islands, and the poles -- v. 10. Oceans and seashores -- v. 11. The biosphere concept and index." Contains bibliographical references.


Available in print: GF75 .B5613 1999