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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.
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a person who is knowledgeable about biogeography
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"This is one of the few papers ever written to look at whether there's a limit to how small an island can be for species diversification to occur, and it's the only one looking at it in mammals," Lawrence Heaney, evolutionary biogeographer at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and co-author of the study, said in a ( statement .
Jon Sadler, an ecologist and biogeographer at the University of Birmingham in England, has found that although city lighting can negatively affect the movement of bats, those same lights can also attract pollinators such as moths, which bats love to devour.
Cheryl Hendrickson is a consulting biogeographer who lives in Alberta's boundary layer of foothills.
Leonidas Brikiatis, an independent biogeographer in Palaio Faliro, Greece, proposes that two strips of land bridged North America and Europe during the late Jurassic and early Cretaceous periods.
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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.
"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.
"If these events become more frequent because of the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, corals won't have enough time to recover in between," says John Guinotte, a marine biogeographer at the Marine Conservation Biology Institute in Redmond, Washington.