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Discusses the relationship between ecosystem structure and function and the biological energy productivity of plants, with respect to global climate change.
..the editors have done a commendable job in bringing together the collective wisdom of 50 prominent ecologists. -Shibu Jose for FOREST SCIENCE (2002) ...a veritable 'Who's who' in plant, ecosystem, and earth-system ecology, provide concise reviews of a variety of topics related to production. ...For anyone studying global change, earth systems, or ecosystem ecology, for graduate seminars on the topic, or for those who might wish to begin an integrative, global synthesis, Terrestrial Global Productivity is an indispensable reference. -Shahid Naeem, Dept of Zoology, University of Washington, in ECOLOGY (February 2002) This volume assembles researchers from all over the world and achieves the goal of updating and synthesizing current knowledge on global productivity. Appropriate for upper-division undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in the field of ecosystem studies. -CHOICE (November 2001)
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