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Volume 2 of the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change deals with the fundamental science that underpins the understanding of quantities and processes that control the basic biogeochemical cycles, and the associated changes in ecosystem physiology and structure under current and predicted human-driven global environmental change.
These changes also include the dramatic loss of species, and the world's reorganization of biota towards higher homogenization.
Main themes covered includes:
The new understanding provided in this volume forms the basic building blocks allowing:
The information within this volume will enable scientists to develop the technical capabilities and policy tools to mitigate and adapt to undesirable changes.
Preface to the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change
Preface to Volume Two.
Biological and Ecological Dimensions of Global Environmental Change.
IGBP Core Projects.
Impacts of Global Environmental Change on Animals.
Natural Systems: Impacts of Climate Change.
Plant Dispersal and Migration.
Plants - from Cells to Ecosystems: Impacts of Global Environmental Change.
Sedimentary Records of Long-term Ecological Change.
Terrestrial and Freshwater Ecosystems: Impacts of Global Change.
Alphabetic listing of articles.