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Tundras: Vegetation, Wildlife and Climate Trends
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Editors: Beltran Gutierrez and Cristos Pena
Book Description:
Tundra ecosystems are seriously affected by global climate change. Understanding tundra history and postglacial development may enhance the ability of biologists to anticipate biotic responses to current environmental changes. In this book, the authors analyze changes which have occurred in a vegetative cover and aboveground fauna of vertebrates at Yamal peninsula, one of the greatest plains on the globe. The authors also evaluate pedogenetic processes, soil nutrient status and plant distribution along an elevation gradient in the alpine tundra in the western Italian Alps. In addition, treeline ecotone is a belt of transition from forest vegetation to a nonforest one, which allow the monitoring of climate change. In this book, carbon deposition on the forests of two treeline ecotones is studied. Some of the current emerging theories, models and recent empirical evidence for the dynamics of these reciprocal interactions between climate and terrestrial microbial communities are also reviewed, with particular attention to biogeochemical and ecological perspectives.

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Chapter 1 - THE CHANGE OF TUNDRA BIOTA AT YAMAL PENINSULA (THE NORTH OF THE WESTERN SIBERIA, RUSSIA) IN CONNECTION WITH ANTHROPOGENIC AND CLIMATIC SHIFTS
Authors / Editors: M.G. Golovatin, L.M. Morozova, S.N. Ektova and S.P. Paskhalny

Chapter 2 - THE RECIPROCAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN HIGH LATITUDE CLIMATE CHANGES AND THE ECOLOGY OF TERRESTRIAL MICROBIOTA: EMERGING THEORIES, MODELS, AND EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE, ESPECIALLY RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING
Authors / Editors: O. Roger Anderson
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 3 - SOIL AND PLANT CHARACTERISTICS IN THE ALPINE TUNDRA (NW ITALY)
Authors / Editors: Michele Freppaz, Gianluca Filippa, Angelo Caimi, Giorgio Buffa and Ermanno Zanini

Chapter 4 - MODERN CLIMATE TRENDS AND POSSIBLE CHANGING OF ARCTIC COASTAL ZONE (RUSSIAN SECTOR)
Authors / Editors: Sergey Nikiforov, Vladimir Byshev, Ogorodov Stanislav and Putans Victoria

Chapter 5 - ALPINE MEADOW ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU WAS A CO2 SINK IN PEAK GROWING SEASON REVEALED BY KEELING PLOT METHOD
Authors / Editors: Xiaoyong Cui, Hongchao Tan, Yibo Wu, Jing Wu, Yangong Du, Yongcui Deng and Yanhong Tang

Chapter 6 - TUNDRAS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: A MAMMALIAN PERSPECTIVE
Authors / Editors: Věra Řičánková, Jan Robovský and Petr Pokorný

Chapter 7 - CARBON DEPOSITION ON THE FORESTS OF SOME TREELINE ECOTONES OF THE URAL FEDERAL DISTRICT
Authors / Editors: A. Usoltsev Vladimir

Chapter 8 - GENETIC DIVERSITY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE OF ALPINE PLANTS ENDEMIC TO QINGHAI-TIBETAN PLATEAU, WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSERVATION UNDER GLOBAL WARMING
Authors / Editors: Yupeng Geng, John Cram and Yang Zhong

   Series:
      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 205 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-588-1
   Status: AV
  
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