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Title: The Galapagos Collection PDF
Url: http://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/collections/Zoology/Galapagos
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center
Description: Access to the Galapagos Islands has become very limited in recent decades, and currently only three museums have permission from the Ecuadorian government to collect, preserve, transport, and maintain scientific anatomical specimens from the Galapagos Islands. One of these museums is the University of Wisconsin's Zoological Museum (UWZM) and they have made ten expeditions to this remarkable group of islands since 1969. Over the past few decades, these expeditions have produced many papers and reports, and some of these documents may be found right here at this collection which was created by the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections group. Visitors can read works like "Ecology of Giant Tortoises in the Galapagos Islands" by Linda Jean Cayot and classic texts such as A.L. Kroeber's "Floral relations among the Galapagos Islands" from 1916. All told, there are 37 digitized documents here, and visitors can browse through them or perform text searches as well.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Humans and specific environments -- Islands
Science -- Botany -- Geographical distribution. Phytogeography -- Topographical divisions -- Pacific islands. Oceania -- By island or group of islands, A-Z -- Galapagos Islands
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Islands
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Topographical divisions -- Australasia -- Pacific Area. Pacific islands -- By island or group of islands, A-Z -- Galapagos Islands
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Topographical divisions (Faunas) -- Pacific islands -- By individual island or group of islands, A-Z -- Galapagos Islands
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Science -- Botany
Science -- Natural history
Science -- Histology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
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Format: pdf
Audience: Higher Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-07-28 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-06-15 15:30:55 (W3C-DTF)
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