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Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management [electronic resource]

  • Belnap, Jayne. editor. , Lange, Otto L. editor.
  • 2003
Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management [electronic resource]
  • 자료유형
    단행본
  • 서명/저자사항
    Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management[electronic resource] / edited by Jayne Belnap, Otto L. Lange.
  • 개인저자
    Belnap, Jayne., editor., Lange, Otto L., editor.
  • 단체저자
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • 형태사항
    XVIII, 506 p. 15 illus. : online resource.
  • 총서명
    Ecological Studies, Analysis and Synthesis,0070-8356 ; 150
  • 내용주기
    I Taxonomic Composition, Ecology, and Biogeography of Soil-Crust Communities -- 1 Biological Soil Crusts: Characteristics and Distribution -- 2 Biological Soil Crusts of North America -- 3 Biological Soil Crusts of South America -- 4 Lichen-Rich Soil Crusts of Arctic Greenland -- 5 Biological Soil Crusts of the Subalpine, Alpine, and Nival Areas in the Alps -- 6 Biological Soil Crusts of European Temperate and Mediterranean Regions -- 7 Biological Soil Crusts of Asia Including the Don and Volga Region -- 8 Biological Soil Crusts of the Middle East -- 9 Biological Soil Crusts of Africa -- 10 Biological Soil Crusts of Australia -- 11 Biological Soil Crusts of Antarctica -- 12 Synopsis: Comparative Biogeography and Ecology of Soil-Crust Biota -- II Heterotrophic Components of Biological Soil Crusts -- 13 Soil Fungi as Components of Biological Soil Crusts -- 14 Microbes and Microfauna Associated with Biological Soil Crusts -- III Structure of Biological Soil Crusts: Microscale to Landscape -- 15 Comparative Structure of Physical and Biological Soil Crusts -- 16 Small Scale Environments and Distribution of Biological Soil Crusts -- 17 Ecological Determinants of Species Composition of Biological Soil Crusts on a Landscape Scale -- IV Biological Soil Crusts as an Ecosystem Component: Carbon and Nitrogen Acquisition and Interaction with Vascular Plants -- 18 Photosynthesis of Soil-Crust Biota as Dependent on Environmental Factors -- 19 Factors Influencing Nitrogen Fixation and Nitrogen Release in Biological Soil Crusts -- 20 Biological Soil Crusts and Ecosystem Nitrogen and Carbon Dynamics -- 21 Influence of Biological Soil Crusts on Soil Environments and Vascular Plants -- V Soil Stability and Hydrology as Influenced by Soil Crusts -- 22 Effects of Biological Soil Crusts on Water Redistribution in the Negev Desert, Israel: Case Study in Longitudinal Dunes -- 23 Biological Soil Crusts and Water Relations in Australian Deserts -- 24 Biological Soil Crusts and Hydrology in North American Deserts -- 25 Biological Soil Crusts and Wind Erosion -- 26 Synopsis: Influence of Biological Soil Crusts on Arid Land Hydrology and Soil Stability -- VI Disturbance to Biological Soil Crusts: Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration -- 27 Disturbance and Recovery of Biological Soil Crusts -- 28 Impacts of Fire on Biological Soil Crusts -- VII Monitoring and Management of Biological Soil Crusts -- 29 Biological Soil Crusts and Livestock in Arid Ecosystems: Are they Compatible? -- 30 Global Change and the Future of Biological Soil Crusts -- 31 Remote Sensing of Biological Soil Crusts -- 32 Monitoring and Management of Biological Soil Crusts -- VIII Conclusion -- 33 Structure and Functioning of Biological Soil Crusts: Synthesis -- Taxonomic Index.
  • 일반주제명
    Life sciences.
    Ecology.
    Plant science.
    Botany.
    Environmental management.
    Geoecology.
    Environmental geology.
    Nature conservation.
    Soil science.
    Soil conservation.
    Life Sciences.
    Ecology.
    Plant Sciences.
    Soil Science & Conservation.
    Environmental Management.
    Geoecology/Natural Processes.
    Nature Conservation.
  • 기본자료 저록
    Springer eBooks
  • 기타형태 저록
    Printed edition: 9783540437574
  • ISBN
    9783642564758
  • 언어
    영어