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Advances in Ecological Research, Volume 40: High-Arctic Ecosystem Dynamics in a Changing Climate

Series: Advances in Ecological Research Volume: 40

By: H Meltofte, T Christensen, B Elberling, M Forchhammer and M Rasch

563 pages, Col figs, tabs

Academic Press

Hardback | May 2008 | #175014 | ISBN-13: 9780123736659
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NHBS Price: £170.00 $225/€191 approx

About this book

The book is based on data collected during the past ten years by Zackenberg Ecological Research Operations (ZERO) at Zackenberg Research Station in Northeast Greenland. This volume covers the function of Arctic ecosystems based on the most comprehensive long-term data set in the world from a well-defined Arctic ecosystem.

The editors offer a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of how climate variability is influencing an Arctic ecosystem and how the Arctic ecosystems have inherent feedback mechanisms interacting with climate variability or change. It provides the latest research on the functioning of Arctic ecosystems. It is a supplement current books on arctic climate impact assessment as a case study for ecological specialists. It discusses the complex perpetuating effects on Earth. It provides vital information on modelling ecosystem responses to understand future climates.

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