Biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropics

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Title Biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropics
Author Bowman, D. M. J. S.; Brown, G. K.; Braby, M. F.; Brown, J. R; Cook, L. G.; Crisp, M. D.; Ford, F.; Haberle, S.; Hughes, Jane; Isagi, Y.; Joseph, L.; McBride, J.; Nelson, G.; Ladiges, P. Y.
Journal Name Journal of Biogeography
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Abstract Aim This paper reviews the biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropical biome to highlight general patterns in the distribution of a range of organisms and their environmental correlates and evolutionary history, as well as to identify knowledge gaps. Location Northern Australia, Australian Monsoon Tropics (AMT). The AMT is defined by areas that receive more than 85% of rainfall between November and April. Methods Literature is summarized, including the origin of the monsoon climate, present-day environment, biota and habitat types, and phylogenetic and geographical relationships of selected organisms.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI
Volume 37
Issue Number 2
Page from 201
Page to 216
ISSN 0305-0270
Date Accessioned 2011-01-19
Language en_AU
Research Centre Australian Rivers Institute
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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