chorology


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chorology

(kəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the study of the causal relations between geographical phenomena occurring within a particular region
2. (Environmental Science) the study of the spatial distribution of organisms
[C20: from German Chorologie, from Greek khōros place + -logy]
choˈrologist n

chorology

Biogeography. the study of organisms, especially their migrations and distribution. — chorologic, chorological, adj.
See also: Biology

chorology

The study of geographical relationships within a region or the distribution of plants and animals.
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Khanhasani M, Khodakarami Y (2005) Introduction of flora and determination of biological shape, growth elements, etoecology, chorology of reserved region of Aianolkash in Kermanshah, brief of articles in 13th conference, pp.
Floristic composition, life form and chorology of plant life at Khulais region, Western Saudi Arabia.
Chorology of Trees and Shrubs in South-West Asia and Adjacent Regions.
Aspects concerning the ecology and chorology of each species are according to the aforementioned authors and Spruce (1884), Jack (1894), Gradstein et al.
historically, all these events are considered as chorology.
This is not to say that thinking of the chora is produced through, what might be called a negative chorology, because it holds no attributes from that which it is not, an action which in itself gives a bastard discourse.
A presentation of some aspects of the application of neosigmatiste method in pedology, systematics and chorology.
Except for Gunnera and Oreomyrrhis, molecular phylogenies support the earlier chorology based ideas about origins of southern genera in paramo.
93) Contra Sallis; see his Chorology 130 and following.
For example, shrubs are ubiquitous in floristic studies (Griffiths, 1981), in chorology (Takhtajan, 1986) and as fuel for rejuvenation (Forman, 1979; Abrahamson, 1984; Menges and Kimmich, 1996; van Auken, 2000).
Critical Chorology and Peasant Production: Small Farm Forestry in Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.