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About this book
Reprinted from Climatic Change, 39:2-3.
Potential impacts of climate change on tropical forest ecosystems, A. Markham; a climate change scenario for the tropics, M. Hulme, D. Viner; tropical forests under the climates of the last 30,000 years, J.R. Flenley; potential changes in tropical storms, hurricanes, and extreme rainfall events as a result of climate change, K. Walsh, A.B. Pittock; possible impacts of climate variability and change on tropical forest hydrology, M. Bonell; potential impacts of climate change on fire regimes in the tropics based on MAGICC and a GISS GCM-derived lightning model, J.G. Goldammer, C. Price; tropical forests in a CO2-rich world, C. Korner; tropical forests in a future climate - changes in biological diversity and impact on the global carbon cycle, F.A. Bazzaz; the potential effects of elevated CO2 and climate change on tropical forest soils and biogeochemical cycling, W.L. Silver; relating tree physiology to past and future changes in tropical rainforest tree communities, T.A. Kursar; responses of tropical trees to rainfall seasonality and its long-term changes, R. Borchert; deep soil moisture storage and transpiration in forests and pastures of seasonally-dry amazonia, P.H. Jipp, et al; ecological implications of changes in drought patterns: shifts in forest composition in panama, R. Condit; potential impact of climatic change on tropical rain forest seedlings and forest regeneration, T.C. Whitmore; potential impacts of climate change on tropical Asian forests through an influence on phenology, R.T. Corlett, J.V. Lafrankie, Jr; possible effects of climate change on plant/herbivore interactions in moist tropical forests, P.D. Coley; global climate change and tropical forest genetic resources, K.S. Bawa, S. Dayanandan; a model of conductive heat flow in forest edges and fragmented landscapes, J.R. Malcolm; vulnerability of island tropical montane cloud forests to climate change, with special reference to East Maui, Hawaii, L.L. Loope, T.W. Giambelluca; vulnerabilities of tropical forests to climate change - the significance of resident epiphytes, D.H. Benzing; potential effects of climate change on two neutropical amphibian assemblages, M.A. Donnelly, M.L. Crump; climate change and tropical forests in India, N.H. Ravindranath, R. Sukumar; sustainable development, climate change and tropical rain forest landscape, P.S. Ramakrishnan; drought in the rain forest, Part II: an update based on the 1994 ENSO event, N. Salafsky. (Part contents).
463 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, maps
'... it will be of interest to many working on the ecology and management of these forests ...' Progress in Environmental Science, 1:4 (1999)