Walter's Vegetation of the Earth - The Ecological Systems of the Geo-Biosphere (NEW 4th Edition)
Edited by Breckle, S.-W.,
4th completely revised and enlarged ed. Softcover 527pp, 323 illus ISBN 9783540433156
Vegetation, soil and climate are the most important components of ecological systems.
This long-awaited fourth edition of the well-established textbook by Heinrich Walter
summarizes our knowledge of the earth's ecology and constitutes the basis for a deeper
understanding of the larger interrelations on a global scale.
While Walter's general concept remains unchanged, the individual chapters have been
completely revised, enlarged and updated. The author's intimate knowledge of practically all
classes of plants and climatic zones allows him to describe the various ecological systems in
This richly illustrated textbook is a must for every student in the plant sciences.
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