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Mountain Ecosystems: Studies in Treeline Ecology

Edited By: Gabriele Broll and Beate Keplin

354 pages, 96 illus


Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152716 | ISBN: 3540243259
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NHBS Price: £138.00 $184/€157 approx

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This volume focuses on interaction between vegetation, relief, climate, soil and fauna in the treeline ecotone, and the effects of climate change and land use in North America and Europe.

From the reviews: "This book gives an excellent overview of the current state of the art regarding interactions between climate, vegetation, soil and fauna within high mountain ecosystems. ... it is the compilation of information and insights that make this textbook a significant contribution to literature on high mountain ecosystems." (Gerhard Wieser, Mountain Research and Development, Vol. 26 (4), 2006)


From the contents: General Aspects of Vegetation and Soils in Cold Environments.- Regional Treeline Studies in America.- Regional Treeline Studies in America.- Regional Treeline Studies in Asia.

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