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Author Adams, J. M. (Jonathan M.)

Title Vegetation-climate interaction : how plants make the global environment / Jonathan Adams
Edition 2nd ed
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : in association with Praxis, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 266 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Springer-Praxis books in environmental sciences
Springer-Praxis books in environmental sciences.
Contents Preliminary; The climate system; From climate to vegetation; Plants on the move; Microclimates and vegetation; The desert makes the desert: Climate feedbacks from the vegetation of arid zones; Forests; Plants and the carbon cycle; The direct carbon dioxide effect on plants; Back matter
Summary An account of the ways in which the world's plant life affects the climate. It covers topics ranging from tiny local microclimates created by plants to their effect on a global scale. It is suitable for those who have wondered how vegetation can create clouds, haze and rain, or how plants have an impact on the composition of greenhouse gases
Notes Previous edition: Berlin: Springer, 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-263 and index
Notes English
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Subject Plant-atmosphere relationships.
Vegetation and climate.
Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)
Sciences de la terre.
Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)
Plant-atmosphere relationships.
Vegetation and climate.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783642008818