Book Volume 179 2006

Lamto

Structure, Functioning, and Dynamics of a Savanna Ecosystem

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ISBN: 978-0-387-94844-7 (Print) 978-0-387-33857-6 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIX

  2. History of the Lamto Ecology Station and Ecological Studies at Lamto

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      Pages 1-12

      History of the Lamto Ecology Station and Ecological Studies at Lamto

  3. The Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-24

      Geology, Landform, and Soils

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      Pages 25-44

      Climate

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      Pages 45-61

      Environmental Constraints on Living Organisms

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      Pages 63-74

      Vegetation

  4. Structure and Functioning of Plant Cover

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-113

      Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Exchanges

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      Pages 115-137

      Biomass Cycle and Primary Production

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      Pages 139-161

      Tree/Grass Interactions

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      Pages 163-183

      Modeling the Relationships between Vegetation Structure and Functioning, and Modeling Savanna Functioning from Plot to Region

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      Pages 185-198

      Modification of the Savanna Functioning by Herbivores

  5. Carbon Cycle and Soil Organic Matter Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-218

      Origin, Distribution, and Composition of Soil Organic Matter

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      Pages 219-234

      Soil Carbon and Organic Matter Dynamics

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      Pages 235-251

      Perturbations of Soil Carbon Dynamics by Soil Fauna

  6. The Nitrogen Cycle

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

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      Pages 255-275

      Nitrogen Inputs to and Outputs from the Soil-Plant System

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      Pages 277-297

      Nitrogen Dynamics in the Soil-Plant System

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      Pages 299-311

      Role of Soil Fauna in Nitrogen Cycling

  7. Plant Community Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 313-313

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      Pages 315-334

      Spatial Pattern, Dynamics, and Reproductive Biology of the Grass Community

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      Pages 335-364

      Structure, Long-Term Dynamics, and Demography of the Tree Community

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      Pages 365-378

      Modeling Tree and Grass Dynamics: From Demographic to Spatially Explicit Models

  8. Toward an Integration of Savanna Structure, Functioning, and Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 379-379

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      Pages 381-392

      A Synthetic Overview of Lamto Savanna Ecology: Importance of Structure-Functioning-Dynamics Relationships

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