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Long-term trends in ecological systems : an introduction to cross-site comparisons and relevance to global change studies


Author:
Peters, Debra P. C., Laney, Christine M., Lugo, Ariel E., Collins, Scott L., Driscoll, Charles T., Groffman, Peter M., Grove, J. Morgan, Knapp, Alan K., Kratz, Timothy K., Ohman, Mark D., Waide, Robert B., Yao, Jin, and United States. Agricultural Research Service
Source:
Long-term trends in ecological systems : a basis for understanding responses to global change 2013
Year:
2013
Subject:
Ecology -- Research -- United States, Global environmental change -- Research -- United States, Climatic changes -- Research -- United States, Global change, Climate change, Long term experiments, Experimental forests, and United States
Abstract:
This book chapter is to introduce the intent and organization of the book, illustrating the importance of long-term data in comparing dynamics across sites and in providing the context for understanding ecological dynamics of relevance to society, and presenting long-term ecological data from different sources and a large number of sites in a common format that is easily understood and used by a broad audience.
Format:
1 online book chapter (pages 1-20) : illustrations, color maps.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Collection:
USDA publications