By Donald S. Garden
Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific : An Environmental historical past КНИГИ ; ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: ABC-CLIOСерия: Nature and Human SocietiesАвтор(ы): Don GardenЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 417ISBN: 1-57607-869-8Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 8.25 mb swift Ifolder zero
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One estimate is that the distribution of plants was 75 percent by birds, 23 percent floated, and only 2 percent by wind (Lal and Fortune 2000, p. 105). The migration of Oceanic biota was generally from west to east, with four major factors influencing their distribution and establishment. The first was the size and fertility of the islands on which they landed, with larger continental and volcanic islands able to provide hospitality for a wider range of species. Second, the further east the islands, generally the less the species diversity, largely because of the distance that had to be crossed and because the eastern islands tended to be smaller, more scattered, and remote.