Ecological Bulletins, Plant Ecology in the Sub-Artic Swedish Lapland / Edition 1

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Overview

After 23 formative and producive years as Director of the Abisko Scientific Research Station, Mats Sonesson will retire from his duties. To honour Mats, to celebrate his career, and to thank him for all that he has done to enhance our research, we have asked those scientists who have worked at Abisko within the subject areas closest to Mats' interests, to contribute to this Festschrift which overviews the ecology and environment of the Tornetrask region. Twenty-three chapters written by 41 scientists from 10 countries have been contributed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788716152015
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/19/1996
  • Series: Ecological Bulletins Series
  • Edition description: 45
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 7.78 (w) x 10.62 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface P. S. Karlsson and T. V. Callaghan.

Introduction The Abisko Scientific Research Station.

N. Andersson, T. V. Callaghan and P. S. Karlsson.

Subarctic plant communities and their environment.

Holocene forest dynamics and climate changes in the Abisko area,northern Sweden - the Sonesson model of vegetation historyreconsidered and confirmed B. E. Berglund, L. Barnekow, D.Hammarlund, P. Sandgren and I. F. Snowball.

Modelling and measuring evapotranspiration in a mountain birchforest M. Ovhed and B. Holmgren.

The resource economy of subarctic plants and ecosystems.

Nutrient cycling in subarctic and arctic ecosystems, withspecial reference to the Abisko and Tornetrask region S. Jonassonand A. Michelsen.

Resource dynamics within arctic clonal plants I. S. Jonsdottir,T. V. Callaghan and A. D. Headley.

Treeline ecology of mountain birch in the Tornetrask area B.Sveinbjornsson, H. Kauhanen and O. Nordell.

Relationships between nitrogen economy and performance in themountain birch Betula pubescens ssp. Tortuosa P. S. Karlsson and M.Weih.

Peat formation and mass balance in subarctic ombrotrophicpeatlands around Abisko, northern Scandinavia N. Malmer and B.Wallen.

A cross-continental comparison of phenology, leaf dynamics anddry matter allocation in arctic and temperate zone herbaceousplants from contrasting altitudes S. Prock and C. Korner.

Hazards to a mountain birch forest - Abisko in perspective O.Tenow.

The significance of carnivory for three Pinguicula species in asubarctic environment.

P. S. Karlsson, B. M. Svensson and B. Carlsson.

Photosynthetic characteristics of subarctic mosses and lichensB. Schipperges and C. Gehrke.

Population processes in subarctic plants.

Resource investment in reproduction and its consequences forsubarctic plants L. M. Thoren, A. M. Hemborg and P. S.Karlsson.

Some apparently paradoxical aspects of the life cycles,demography and population dynamics of plants from the subarcticAbisko area T. V. Callaghan, B. Carlsson and B. M. Svensson.

A comparison of photosynthetic performance and leaf carbon gainof temperate and subarctic genotypes of Geum rivale and Ranunculusacris in northern Sweden M. Diemer.

Interactions between hemiparasitic angiosperms and their hostsin the subarctic M. C. Press and W. E. Seel.

Global change.

Summer air temperatures and tree line dynamics at Abisko B.Holmgren and M. Tjus.

Photo documentation of landscape change in northern Swedishmountains A. Rapp.

Direct and indirect effects of increasing temperatures onsubarctic ecosystems S. Jonasson, J. A. Lee, T. V. Callaghan, M.Havstrom and A. N. Parsons.

Effects of enhanced ultraviolet-B radiation on terrestrialsubarctic ecosystems and implications for interactions withincreased atmospheric CO2 C. Gehrke, U. Johansson, D. Gwynn-Jones,L. O. Bjorn, T. V. Callaghan and J. A Lee.

Monitoring and modelling of the radiation climate at Abisko L.O. Bjorn and B. Holmgren.

Climatic impacts on flowering, growth, and vigour in anarctic-alpine cushion plant, Diapensia lapponica, under differentsnow cover regimes U. Molau.

Conclusion.

Plant ecology in subarctic Swedish Lapland: summary andconclusions T. V. Callaghan and P. S. Karlsson

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