2012

Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology

ISBN: 978-1-4419-9503-2 (Print) 978-1-4419-9504-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      The Ecosystem Concept

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      Pages 23-62

      Earth’s Climate System

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      Pages 63-90

      Geology, Soils, and Sediments

  3. Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-122

      Water and Energy Balance

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      Pages 123-156

      Carbon Inputs to Ecosystems

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      Pages 157-181

      Plant Carbon Budgets

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      Pages 183-228

      Decomposition and Ecosystem Carbon Budgets

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      Pages 229-258

      Plant Nutrient Use

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      Pages 259-296

      Nutrient Cycling

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      Pages 297-320

      Trophic Dynamics

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      Pages 321-336

      Species Effects on Ecosystem Processes

  4. Patterns

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 337-337

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      Pages 339-367

      Temporal Dynamics

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      Pages 369-397

      Landscape Heterogeneity and Ecosystem Dynamics

  5. Integration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 399-399

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      Pages 401-422

      Changes in the Earth System

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      Pages 423-447

      Managing and Sustaining Ecosystems

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 449-529