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Title Miniature forests of Cape Horn : ecotourism with a hand lens = Los bosques en miniatura del Cabo de Hornos : ecoturismo con lupa / Bernard Goffinet [and others].
Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press ; Punta Arenas, Chile : Universidad de Magallanes, 2012.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
Note Previously published in Chile by the Gobierno Regional de Magallanes y Antartica Chilena, 2006 (from Biblioteca Nacional de Chile catalog).
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English and Spanish.
Print version record.
Subject Trails -- Chile -- Horn, Cape -- Guidebooks.
Ecotourism -- Chile -- Horn, Cape.
Biodiversity conservation -- Chile -- Horn, Cape.
Biosphere reserves -- Chile -- Horn, Cape.
Botanical gardens -- Chile -- Horn, Cape.
Lichens -- Chile -- Horn, Cape.
Bryophytes -- Chile -- Horn, Cape.
Horn, Cape (Chile) -- Description and travel.
Chile -- Cape Horn.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Ecotourism with a hand lens = Ecoturismo con lupa / Ricardo Rozzi -- Introduction to the Bryophytes of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve = Introducción a las briofitas de la Reserva de Biosfera Cabo de Hornos -- Introduction to the bryophytes = Introducción a las briofitas ; Peatlands and global climate change = Las turberas y el cambio climático global ; Splachnaceae: Mosses, vertebrates and insects in the sub-Antarctic forest ecosystems = Splachnaceae: Musgos, vertebrados e insectos en los ecosistemas de bosques subantárticos / Bernard Goffinet ; The enigmatic hornworts of the Cape Horn miniature forests = Los enigmáticos antocerotes de los bosques en miniatura del Cabo de Hornos / Juan Carlos Villarreal & Noris Salazar Allen -- Introduction to the lichens of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve = Introduccion a los líquenes de la reserva de biosfera cabo de hornos / Bernard Goffinet & William Buck.
Introduction to lichens = Introducción a los liquenes / Bernard Goffinet. Lichens and their habitats at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park and Navarino Island = Liquenes y sus habitats en el Parque Etnobotanico Omora y la Isla Navarino / Leopoldo Sancho -- Mosses and lichens of the high Andean sub-antarctic gardens = Musgos y líquenes en los jardines subantárticos altoandinos / Manuela Mendez, Ricardo Rozzi & Lohengrin Cavieres -- Lichenicolous fungi in the miniature forests = Hongos liquenícolas en los bosques en miniatura / Javier Etayo -- The yellow-orange belts of the rocky intertidal zone in the Magellanic sub-antarctic ecoregion = Las bandas amarrillo-anaranjado de la zona intermareal rocosa en la ecorregión subantártica de Magallanes / Ulrik Suchting -- Representative bryophyte species of the miniature forests of Cape Horn.
Especies representativas de las briofitas de los bosques en miniatura del Cabo de Hornos / Bernard Goffinet, Lily Lewis & William Buck. Moss species = Especies de musgos ; Liverwort species = Especies de hepáticas ; Hornwort species = Especies de antocerotes -- Representative lichen species of the miniature forests of Cape Horn = Especies de liquenes representativos de los bosques en miniatura del Cabo de Hornos / Bernard Goffinet, Lily Lewis & William Buck -- Visiting the Omora Park Trail of the miniature forests of Cape Horn / Lily Lewis et al. Section I: Floristic components and substrates (Stations 1-6) ; Section II: Ecological, aesthetic, and ethical values (Stations 7-14) ; Other-than-forest habitats (stations 15-17) -- Afterword: On seeing-as = Epílogo: cambiando formas de ver / Britt Holbrook.
Summary In the humid forests of Cape Horn, a single tree can host more than 100 species of little epiphyte plants. The floor of the forest and the rocks are also covered by numerous species of liverworts, mosses, and lichens. The decision to stop at a tree or rock and explore these "miniature forests" generates an authentic ecotourism experience. In a small area we can spend several minutes or hours with a magnifying glass or camera discovering the colors, shapes, and textures of the most diverse organisms of Cape Horn. This guidebook enhances exploration by providing information to understand the ar.
Other Author Goffinet, Bernard.
Other Title Print version: 9781574414486 1574414488