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The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.

bi′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.


a person who is knowledgeable about biogeography
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A biogeographer and a botanist, respectively, Kenneth Young and Blanca Leon have been working the past several years to document and interpret vegetation found in the natural environments along the belt of desert in coastal Peru.
ROB HENGEVELD is a Dutch biogeographer and ecologist whose research has addressed topics across a wide range, from speculative work on the origins of life on earth to empirical work on invasive species.
One of our most distinguished colleagues, biogeographer and energy expert James Brown of the University of New Mexico, disagrees.
In Sydney, I reconnected with Malte Ebach, a biogeographer, whom I had originally met at the Natural History Museum, London, several years earlier.
A growing body of research documents that artificial light is a disruptive pollutant for wildlife, says biogeographer Travis Longcore, science director of The Urban Wildlands Group in Los Angeles.
on hornbill foraging and founded the Gunung Palung research program; Rob Moyle, who has been a premier Bornean biogeographer for a decade; and the outstanding Malaysian field men, Dennis Yong and Alim Biun.
There are strong geographical patterns to how the oceans are acidifying," explains John Guinotte, marine biogeographer with the Marine Conservation Biology Institute, a nonprofit based near Seattle that advocates for ocean protection.