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  • n. A person engaged in biogeography.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Diamond is a very eminent bird biogeographer with a great deal of personal anthropological experience in New Guinea.

    Matthew Yglesias » Influential Books

  • This view comes from a population biologist/biogeographer who works on disease ecology, but I also have a BA in Comparative Literature and a strong historical training.

    Matthew Yglesias » Influential Books

  • At this Christmas time comes a wonderful little book by the biogeographer Dennis McCarthy.

    Dan Agin: Book Review: Here Be Dragons

  • A biogeographer examines the distribution of plant and animal life forms and the processes that produce those distributions.

    Physical geography

  • "The concern is that as global temperatures rise, bleaching will be more frequent and the coral won't be able to recover," says marine biogeographer John Guinotte.

    The Fading Forests of the Sea

  • The German biogeographer Troll coined the phrase "landscape ecology" in 1939 and defined landscape as “‘the total spatial and visual entity’ of human living space, integrating the geosphere with the biosphere and its noospheric [of knowledge] man-made artifacts.”

    Landscape ecology

  • I once had dinner there with both Jared Diamond, the Boston-born evolutionary biogeographer and best-selling author, and Yvette Mimieux, the right-wing French-Angeleno blond bombshell actress from the 1960s.

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • Jared Diamond is a biogeographer and evolutionary psychologist at UCLA, and the author of a sweeping, relentlessly environmentalist account of the reasons for the emergence of the modern West to political and economic predominance, which sold a million copies and won a Pulitzer Prize.

    Very Bad News

  • Mention the phrase to a biogeographer or a population biologist or a theoretical ecologist or an ornithologist who has worked in New Guinea or Indonesia or the Antilles, and your meaning is clear.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • In his early career he had been a mathematician and later he labeled himself an ecologist, but during the final years, according to Wilson, he preferred to think of himself as a biogeographer.

    The Song of The Dodo

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