All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Botany  Plants & Botany: Biology & Ecology

Alpine Plant Life Functional Plant Ecology of High Mountain Ecosystems

By: Christian Korner
338 pages, 4 col plates, b/w photos, 243 figs, 47 tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Alpine Plant Life
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Alpine Plant Life ISBN: 9783540003472 Edition: 2 Hardback Dec 2003 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
Selected version: £79.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Provides a unique and comprehensive treatment of plant ecology in high mountain regions of all parts of the world.


Plant ecology at high elevations.- The alpine life zone.- Alpine climate.- The climate plants experience.- Life under snow: protection and limitation.- Alpine soils.- Alpine treelines.- Climatic stress.- Water relations.- Mineral nutrition.- Uptake and loss of carbon.- Carbon investments.- Growth dynamics and phenology.- Cell division and tissue formation.- Plant biomass production.- Plant reproduction.- Global change at high elevation.- References (with chapter annotation).- Index.- Color Plates.

Customer Reviews

By: Christian Korner
338 pages, 4 col plates, b/w photos, 243 figs, 47 tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Media reviews

Aus den Rezensionen zur 2. Auflage: "... Eine Vielzahl aussagekraftiger Graphiken veranschaulicht die besprochenen Phanomene, Prozesse und Faktoren. Zahlreiche Tabellen fassen die Ergebnisse umfangreicher Recherchen zusammen. ! Das Werk ist zwar ausserst informationsreich, dabei aber ubersichtlich und didaktisch geschickt und logisch aufgebaut. ... In der ... vorliegenden Neuauflage wurden uber 100 neue Literaturzitate aufgenommen ... Neue Graphiken ... stellen interessante Erganzungen dar. Hilfreich fur den ... Leser ist der neue Geographie-Index ..." (in: Biologie in unserer Zeit, September/2004, Vol. 34, Issue 5, S. 334)

Current promotions
Spring PromotionsPelagic PublishingNest Box Price List 2019British Wildlife