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Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula

  • Gerald Alexander Islebe
  • Sophie Calmé
  • Jorge L. León-Cortés
  • Birgit Schmook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Gerald Alexander Islebe, Birgit Schmook, Sophie Calmé, Jorge L. León-Cortés
    Pages 1-5
  3. Physical Setting and Vegetation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Nuria Torrescano-Valle, William J. Folan
      Pages 9-37
    3. Gerald Alexander Islebe, Odilón Sánchez-Sánchez, Mirna Valdéz-Hernández, Holger Weissenberger
      Pages 39-53
  4. Plants and Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Mirna Valdez-Hernández
      Pages 57-96
    3. Mirna Valdez-Hernández, Claudia González-Salvatierra, Casandra Reyes-García, Paula C. Jackson, José Luis Andrade
      Pages 97-129
    4. Rogel Villanueva-Gutiérrez, David W. Roubik, Luciana Porter-Bolland
      Pages 131-152
    5. Odilón Sánchez-Sánchez, Gerald Alexander Islebe, Pablo Jesús Ramírez-Barajas, Nuria Torrescano-Valle
      Pages 153-167
    6. Juan Manuel Dupuy Rada, Rafael Durán García, Gerardo García-Contreras, José Arellano Morín, Efraim Acosta Lugo, Martha Elena Méndez González et al.
      Pages 169-193
  5. Fauna

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Jorge L. León-Cortés, Ubaldo Caballero, Marisol E. Almaraz-Almaraz
      Pages 197-226
    3. Rafael Reyna-Hurtado, Georgina O’Farrill, Cuauhtémoc Chávez, Juan Carlos Serio-Silva, Guillermo Castillo-Vela
      Pages 227-255
    4. Pierre Charruau, José Rogelio Cedeño-Vázquez, Gunther Köhler
      Pages 257-293
    5. Sophie Calmé, Barbara MacKinnon-H, Eurídice Leyequién, Griselda Escalona-Segura
      Pages 295-332
    6. Pablo Jesús Ramírez-Barajas, Sophie Calmé
      Pages 333-351
  6. Ecosystems and Conservation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 353-353
    2. Héctor A. Hernández-Arana, Alejandro Vega-Zepeda, Miguel A. Ruíz-Zárate, Luisa I. Falcón-Álvarez, Haydée López-Adame, Jorge Herrera-Silveira et al.
      Pages 355-376
    3. Luciana Porter-Bolland, Martha Bonilla-Moheno, Eduardo Garcia-Frapolli, Swany Morteo-Montiel
      Pages 377-398
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 399-401

About this book

Introduction

This book provides information relevant for the conservation of biodiversity and the sound management of the coastal and forest ecosystems of the Yucatan Peninsula in the face of global change. Various aspects of the biodiversity of the Yucatan Peninsula are analyzed in an integrative manner, including phenological, ecophysiological, ecological and conservation aspects of plants and animals and their relationships with humans in coastal and forest ecosystems.  

Keywords

Biodiversity Conservation Ecology Management Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Gerald Alexander Islebe
    • 1
  • Sophie Calmé
    • 2
  • Jorge L. León-Cortés
    • 3
  • Birgit Schmook
    • 4
  1. 1.El Colegio de la Frontera Sur ECOSURChetumalMexico
  2. 2.Université de SherbrookesherbrookeCanada
  3. 3.San Cristóbal de las CasasEl Colegio de la Frontera Sur ECOSURChiapasMexico
  4. 4.El Colegio de la Frontera Sur ECOSURChetumalMexico

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