Nutrient Cycling

  • F. Stuart ChapinIII
  • Pamela A. Matson
  • Peter M. Vitousek


Nutrient cycling involves nutrient inputs to and outputs from ecosystems and the internal transfers of nutrients within ecosystems. This chapter describes these nutrient dynamics.


Nitric Oxide Microbial Biomass Nitrogen Fixation Gross Primary Production Organic Nitrogen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Stuart ChapinIII
    • 1
  • Pamela A. Matson
    • 2
  • Peter M. Vitousek
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Arctic Biology Department of Biology & WildlifeUniversity of Alaska FairbanksFairbanksUSA
  2. 2.School of Earth SciencesStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biological SciencesStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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