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AuthorWaring, Richard H
TitleForest ecosystems [electronic resource] : analysis at multiple scales / Richard H. Waring, Steven W. Running
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, c2007
Edition 3rd ed
Connect tohttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780123706058
Descript xviii, 420 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

This revision maintains the position of Forest Ecosystems as the one source for the latest information on the advanced methods that have enhanced our understating of forest ecosystems. Further understanding is given to techniques to explore the changes in climatic cycles, the implications of wide-scale pollution, fire and other ecological disturbances that have a global effect. The inclusion of models, equations, graphs, and tabular examples provides readers with a full understanding of the methods and techniques. * Includes a revised section on important advances in regional scale analyses * Features an update to global scale analyses including revised color images * Provides a detailed comparison of predicted vs. observed tree diversity across 65 eco-regions * New companion website includes modeling software exercises and tutorials and video clips


CONTENT

pt. 1. Introduction to analysis of seasonal cycles for water, carbon, and minerals through forest stands. Water cycles -- Carbon cycle -- Mineral cycles -- pt. 2. Introduction to temporal scaling. Temporal changes in forest structure and function -- Susceptibility and response of forests to disturbance -- pt. 3. Introduction to spatial scaling and spatial/temporal modeling. Spatial scaling methods for landscape and regional ecosystem analysis -- Regional and landscape ecological analysis -- The role of forests in global ecology -- Advances in eddy-flux analyses, remote sensing, and evidence of climate change


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