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biogeography

(bī′ō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.

bi′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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biogeography

The study of the distribution of different species of organisms in differing geographic regions (ecosystems) and the factors that influenced that distribution.
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Eddy is best known to me and most scientists for his contributions to biogeography, most of which are contained in his book, Areografia (1975) and the English version Areography (1982).
Lomolino, Biogeography, Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Mass, USA, 2nd edition, 1998.
BBO algorithm is a new type of evolutionary algorithm that applies the biogeography theory to solve optimization problems.
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The research, published in the Journal of Biogeography, said the snails, native to Hahajima island, were able to survive because of their size - they are just 2.5mm long.
STRONG LINKS among reefs in the South China Sea, western Pacific and the so- called Coral Triangle hold the key to preserving marine resources in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a new study published in Global Ecology and Biogeography.