Bibliographic Details

The Arctic guide : wildlife of the far north / Sharon Chester.

Author / Creator Chester, Sharon R., author.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]
©2016
Description 1 online resource : color illustrations, color maps
Language English
Series Princeton Field Guides
Princeton field guides.
Subject Animals -- Arctic regions.
Plants -- Arctic regions.
Natural history -- Arctic regions.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
Animals.
Natural history.
Plants.
Arctic Regions.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11406754
ISBN 9781400865963
1400865964
9780691139753
069113975X
9780691139746
0691139741
Digital file characteristics text file PDF
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
In English.
Summary The Arctic Guide presents the traveler and naturalist with a portable, authoritative guide to the flora and fauna of earth's northernmost region. Featuring superb color illustrations, this one-of-a-kind book covers the complete spectrum of wildlife--more than 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals--that inhabit the Arctic's polar deserts, tundra, taiga, sea ice, and oceans. It can be used anywhere in the entire Holarctic region, including Norway's Svalbard archipelago, Siberia, the Russian Far East, islands of the Bering Sea, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, and Greenland. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, size, habitat, range, scientific name, and the unique characteristics that enable these organisms to survive in the extreme conditions of the Far North. A color distribution map accompanies each species account, and alternative names in German, French, Norwegian, Russian, Inuit, and Inupiaq are also provided. Features superb color plates that allow for quick identification of more than 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals Includes detailed species accounts and color distribution maps Covers the flora and fauna of the entire Arctic region.
Other form Print version: Chester, Sharon. Arctic Guide. [Place of publication not identified] : Princeton University Press, 2015 9780691139753
Standard no. 10.1515/9781400865963