Forest Ecosystems

Second edition

David A. Perry and Others
    • $39.99
    • $39.99

Publisher Description

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

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2013
June 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
632
Pages
PUBLISHER
The Johns Hopkins University Press
SELLER
Johns Hopkins University
SIZE
50
MB

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