Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780914868699 Published February 2007

Perú: Sierra del Divisor

Rapid Biological Inventories: 17

Edited by Corine Vriesendorp, Thomas S. Schulenberg, William. S. Alverson, Debra

Edited by Corine Vriesendorp, Thomas S. Schulenberg, William. S. Alverson, Debra

Distributed for Field Museum of Natural History

298 pages | 20 color plates | 8-3/4 x 10-3/4 | © 2006
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780914868699 Published February 2007
In August of 2005, scientists conducted a rapid inventory in Sierra del Divisor, a mountain range that rises up dramatically from the lowlands of central Amazonian Peru. This assessment, presented here in English and Spanish, collects their research on the plants and animals of the region as well as the social and cultural assets of local villages and their use and management of natural resources. The report includes recommendations for conservation and management, including steps to safeguard the voluntarily isolated indigenous people living in the region.
 
Corine Vriesendorp is a conservation ecologist and botanist with Environmental and Conservation Programs at The Field Museum, Chicago.
 
Thomas S. Schulenberg is a conservation ecologist and ornithologist with Environmental and Conservation Programs at The Field Museum, Chicago.
 
William S. Alverson is a conservation ecologist and botanist with the Environmental and Conservation Programs at The Field Museum, Chicago.
 
Debra K. Moskovits is Senior Vice President of Environment, Culture, and Conservation at the Field Museum, Chicago.
 
José-Ignacio Rojas Moscoso is a freelance biologist in Tambopata, Peru.
Contents
ESPAÑOL
 
Integrantes del Equipo
Perfiles Institucionales
Agradecimientos
Misión
Resumen Ejecutivo
¿Por qué la Sierra del Divisor?
Láminas a Color
 
Conservación de la Sierra del Divisor
Estado actual
Objectos de Conservación
Amenazas
Recomendaciones
Oportunidades
 
Informe Técnico
Paisaje y Sitios Vistadoes
Geología e Hidrología
Flora y Vegetación
Peces
Anfibios y Reptiles
Aves
Mamíferos
Fortalezas Socioculturales
Situación Jurídica de las Reservas Territoriales
 
ENGLISH
 
Contents for English Text
Participants
Institutional Profiles
Acknowledgments
Mission
Report at a Glance
Why Sierra del Divisor?
Conservation of the Sierra del Divisor
Technical Report
 
BILINGÜE/BILINGUAL
 
Apéndices/Appendices
   (1) Geología/Geology
   (2) Plantas Vasculares/Vascular Plants
   (3) Hidrología/Hydrology
   (4) Estaciones de Muestro de Peces/
         Fishing Sampling Stations
   (5) Peces/Fishes
   (6) Anfibios y Reptiles/
         Amphibians and Reptiles
   (7) Aves/Birds
   (8) Mamíferos Grandes/ Large Mammals
   (9) Inventarios Regionales de Mamíferos/
         Regional Mammal Inventories
 (10) Murciélagos/Bats
 (11) Asentamientos Humanos/Human Settlements
 (12) Fortalezas Sociales/Social Assets
 
  Literatura Citadad/Literature Cited
  Informes Anteriores/Previos Reports
 
 
 
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