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New Research on Forest Ecosystems

Edited By: AR Burk

186 pages, tables and charts

Nova Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #159852 | ISBN: 1594543844
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About this book

Ecology is the study of the interrelationships between organisms and their environment, including the biotic and abiotic components. There are at least six kinds of ecology: ecosystem, physiological, behavioural, population, and community. Specific topics include: Acid Deposition, Acid Rain Revisited, Biodiversity, Biocomplexity, Carbon Sequestration in Soils, Coral Reefs, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Justice, Fire Ecology, Floods, Global Climate Change, Hypoxia, and Invasion. This new book presents new research on dealing with forest ecosystems.


Contents

Preface; Post-Fire Regeneration in a Semideciduous Mesophytic Forest, South Eastern Brazil; Differences in the Response to Fire of Mediterranean Shrubland; Management of Mediterranean Shrublands for Forest Fire Prevention; Incorporating Human and Natural Adaptations in Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Wildfire Occurrence; Environmental Controls on Plant Species Richness at Different Levels of Spatial Scale in a Mountainous Mixed Forest; Assessing the Role of the Canopy Gap Characteristics in the Regeneration of Shrub and Tree Species in a Semideciduous Mesophytic Forest in south-eastern Brazil; Aspects of Tree Allometry; Understory Species Dynamics Following Herbicidal Release Treatment on a Longleaf Pine Site in Southern U.S.A.; Height Growth Onset and Cessation in Norway Spruce -- Picea Abies, Scots Pine -- Pinus Sylvestris and Silver Birch -- Betula Pendula; Index.

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