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


Author:
Debra P. C. Peters, Christine M. Laney, Ariel E. Lugo, Scott L. Collins, Charles T. Driscoll, Peter M. Groffman, J. Morgan Grove, Alan K. Knapp, Timothy K. Kratz, Mark D. Ohman, Robert B. Waide, Jin Yao, and United States. Agricultural Research Service
Source:
USDA
Year:
2013
Subject:
Ecology, Research, Global environmental change, Climatic changes, Global change, Climate change, Long term experiments, and Experimental forests
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
Series:
Technical bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) ; no. 1931
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/46691