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Global climate change and tropical ecosystems

Global climate change and tropical ecosystems

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil ecology -- Tropics,
  • Climatic changes -- Tropics,
  • Carbon sequestration -- Tropics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by R. Lal, J.M. Kimble, B.A. Stewart
    SeriesAdvances in soil science, Advances in soil science (Boca Raton, Fla.)
    ContributionsLal, R, Kimble, J. M., Stewart, B. A. 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH101 .G58 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination438 p. :
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16966602M
    ISBN 101566704855
    LC Control Number99047136


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Tropical ecosystems - the regions between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn - play an important role in global processes, economic issues, and political concerns.

In their natural state, tropical ecosystems support a large quantity of above- and below-ground biomass, and constitute a major part of the terrestrial carbon by: Tropical ecosystems - the regions between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn - play an important role in global processes, economic issues, and political concerns.

In their natural state, tropical ecosystems support a large quantity of above- and below-ground biomass, and constitute a major part of the terrestrial carbon pool.

Book Description. Tropical ecosystems - the regions between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn - play an important role in global processes, economic issues, and political concerns. In their natural state, tropical ecosystems support a large quantity of above- and below-ground biomass, and constitute a major part of the terrestrial carbon pool.

Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Tropical ecosystems - the regions between th Pages: With Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems you will understand the link between soil productivity, environmental quality and the global carbon cycle, not only in these ecologically sensitive regions but worldwide.

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