Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

by Timothy J. Fahey, Alan K. Knapp

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ISBN-13: 9780198037729
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/14/2007
Series: Long-Term Ecological Research Network Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword v

Contributors xi

1 Primary Production: Guiding Principles and Standards for Measurement Timothy J. Fahey Alan K. Knapp 3

2 Information Management Standards and Strategies for Net Primary Production Data Kristin L. Vanderbilt William K. Michener 12

3 Estimating Aboveground Net Primary Production in Grassland- and Herbaceous-Dominated Ecosystems Alan K. Knapp John M. Briggs Daniel L. Childres Osvaldo E. Sala 27

4 Estimating Aboveground Net Primary Production in Shrub-Dominated Ecosystems Donald R. Young 49

5 Estimating Aboveground Net Primary Productivity in Forest-Dominated Ecosystems Brian D. Kloeppel Mark E. Harmon Timothy J. Fahey 63

6 Estimating Moss and Lichen Ground Layer Net Primary Production in Tundra, Peatlands, and Forests Dale H. Vitt 82

7 Estimating Net Primary Production of Salt-Marsh Macrophytes James T. Morris 106

8 Estimating Belowground Primary Productivity Geraldine L. Tierney Timothy J. Fahey 120

9 Measuring and Modeling Primary Production in Marine Pelagic Ecosystems Maria Vernet Raymond C. Smith 142

10 Measuring Freshwater Primary Production and Respiration Robert O. Hall Serge Thomas Evelyn E. Gaiser 175

11 The Role of Remote Sensing in the Study of Terrestrial Net Primary Production Scott V. Ollinger Robert N. Treuhaft Bobby H. Braswell Jeanne E. Anderson Mary E. Martin Marie-Louise Smith 204

12 Quantifying Uncertainty in Net Primary Production Measurements Mark E. Harmon Donald L. Phillips John J. Battles Andrew Rassweiler Robert O. Hall William K. Lauenroth 238

Index 263

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