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Item Description Berger, Andrew J. en_US Gressitt, J Linsley en_US Mueller-Dombois, Dieter en_US 2010-03-25T20:12:14Z 2010-03-25T20:12:14Z 1970-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Berger AJ, Gressitt JL, Mueller-Dombois D. 1970. First progress report and second-year budget, International Biological Program (IBP), Hawaii Terrestrial Biology subprogram. Honolulu (HI): Island Ecosystems IRP, U.S. International Biological Program. International Biological Program Technical Report, 1. en_US
dc.description Reports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Hawaii subprogram of the U.S. Contribution to IBP was funded six months ago, in June 1970. It is one of three subprograms of the "Origin and Structure of Ecosystems Integrated Research Program" under the directorship of W. Frank Blair. Each of the subprograms has passed the IBP and NSF requirements of an integrated research program (IRP). The subprograms are: 1. Evolutionary and Ecological Diversity Subprogram (C. Nelson, Director); 2. Hawaii Terrestrial Biology Subprogram; 3. Structure of Ecosystems Subprogram (O. Solbrig, Director). Common to these three subprograms is the intent to integrate the study areas of ecology and evolution. Problems of ecosystems structure and development form the underlying theme. Ecologically, questions of species diversity, niche utilization and life form interaction are in the foreground of consideration. Evolutionarily, questions of factors, mechanisms and rates of speciation are pursued. More specifically, the Hawaii IBP has four general objectives. The two ecological objectives are: 1. to gain an understanding of selected Hawaiian ecosystems in terms of structural interaction and to assemble these into functional models; 2. to investigate the relative stability of these ecosystems. The two evolutionary objectives are: 3. to gain an understanding of speciation by comparison of taxa that have highly speciated with others that have not; 4. to investigate their rates of speciation. These four objectives are further detailed by a number of hypotheses presented in our funded proposal of February 2, 1970. These hypotheses evolved from previous and ongoing research, and they were scrutinized for their testability. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NSF Grant GB-23230 en_US
dc.format.extent 144 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Island Ecosystems IRP, U.S. International Biological Program en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Biological Program Technical Report en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 1 en_US
dc.subject Acacia koa en_US
dc.subject Drosophila en_US
dc.subject Metrosideros en_US
dc.subject Myoporum sandwicense en_US
dc.subject Plagithmysus en_US
dc.subject Psylla uncatoides en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ecology -- Hawaii. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Evolution (Biology) -- Hawaii. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Island ecology -- Hawaii. en_US
dc.title First progress report and second-year budget, International Biological Program (IBP), Hawaii Terrestrial Biology subprogram en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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