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Author Chapin, F. Stuart, III (Francis Stuart)

Title Principles of terrestrial ecosystem ecology / F. Stuart Chapin, III Pamela A. Matson, Harold A. Mooney
Published New York : Springer, 2002


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  577.14 Cha/Pot  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 436 pages 4 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Series Springer Nature Book Archives Millennium (2000-2004)
Contents Ch. 1. The Ecosystem Concept -- Ch. 2. Earth's Climate System -- Ch. 3. Geology and Soils -- Ch. 4. Terrestrial Water and Energy Balance -- Ch. 5. Carbon Input to Terrestrial Ecosystems -- Ch. 6. Terrestrial Production Processes -- Ch. 7. Terrestrial Decomposition -- Ch. 8. Terrestrial Plant Nutrient Use -- Ch. 9. Terrestrial Nutrient Cycling -- Ch. 10. Aquatic Carbon and Nutrient Cycling -- Ch. 11. Trophic Dynamics -- Ch. 12. Community Effects on Ecosystem Processes -- Ch. 13. Temporal Dynamics -- Ch. 14. Landscape Heterogeneity and Ecosystem Dynamics -- Ch. 15. Global Biogeochemical Cycles -- Ch. 16. Managing and Sustaining Ecosystems
Summary "Featuring review questions at the end of each chapter, suggestions for recommended reading, and a glossary of ecological terms, Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology will be an important text suitable for use in all courses on ecosystem ecology. Resource managers, land use managers, and researchers will also welcome its thorough presentation of ecosystem essentials."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Ecology
Overseas item
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-422) and index
Subject Ecology.
Biogeochemical cycles.
Biological systems.
Author Mooney, Harold A.
Matson, P. A. (Pamela A.)
LC no. 2002017654
ISBN 0387954392 hardback
0387954430 paperback