Thursday, January 18, 2007

New in print in HOORC’s Library: Okavango biodiversity publications

Zooplankton diversity and successions in the Okavango Delta, Botswana : diversity and ecosystem interactions in land/water ecotones, a PhD thesis by Markus Lindholm of the University of Oslo, is a collection of six of the writer’s studies of Okavango floodplain ecology.

The comparative biodiversity of seven globally important wetlands : an initiative from the Global Wetland Consortium (GWC), a special issue of the journal Aquatic Sciences: Research Across Boundaries contains Species Diversity of the Okavango Delta, Botswana, an overview article by HOORC researchers and associates Lars Ramberg, Peter Hancock, Marjus Lindholm, Thoralf Meyer, Susan Ringrose, Jan Sliva, Jo van As and Cornelis Vanderpost. The article reports that species diversity of the Okavango Delta is a consequence of the Delta’s unique environment.

Both publications may be found in HOORC’s Library.

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