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Forest Ecosystems / Edition 2
     

Forest Ecosystems / Edition 2

by David A. Perry, Ram Oren, Stephen C. Hart
 

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ISBN-10: 0801888409

ISBN-13: 9780801888403

Pub. Date: 06/19/2008

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

This acclaimed textbook is the most comprehensive available in the field of forest ecology. Designed for advanced students of forest science, ecology, and environmental studies, it is also an essential reference for forest ecologists, foresters, and land managers.

The authors provide an inclusive survey of boreal, temperate, and tropical forests with an emphasis

Overview

This acclaimed textbook is the most comprehensive available in the field of forest ecology. Designed for advanced students of forest science, ecology, and environmental studies, it is also an essential reference for forest ecologists, foresters, and land managers.

The authors provide an inclusive survey of boreal, temperate, and tropical forests with an emphasis on ecological concepts across scales that range from global to landscape to microscopic. Situating forests in the context of larger landscapes, they reveal the complex patterns and processes observed in tree-dominated habitats.

The updated and expanded second edition covers

• Conservation• Ecosystem services • Climate change• Vegetation classification• Disturbance• Species interactions• Self-thinning• Genetics• Soil influences• Productivity• Biogeochemical cycling• Mineralization• Effects of herbivory• Ecosystem stability

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801888403
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
06/19/2008
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
632
Sales rank:
555,279
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.80(d)

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