2012

Alpine Treelines

Functional Ecology of the Global High Elevation Tree Limits

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ISBN: 978-3-0348-0395-3 (Print) 978-3-0348-0396-0 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    High elevation treelines

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    Pages 11-19

    Definitions and conventions

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    Pages 21-31

    Treeline patterns

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    Pages 33-56

    Treeline climate

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    Pages 57-62

    Global mountain statistics based on treeline elevation

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    Pages 63-84

    Structure and stature of treeline trees

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    Pages 85-104

    Growth and development

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    Pages 105-112

    Evolutionary adjustments to life at the treeline

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    Pages 113-130

    Reproduction, early life stages and tree demography

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    Pages 131-149

    Freezing and other forms of stress

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    Pages 151-168

    Water, nutrient and carbon relations

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    Pages 169-190

    Treeline formation - currently, in the past and in the future

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 191-220