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Physical and physiological forest ecology

Author: Pertti Hari; Kari Heliövaara; Liisa Kulmala
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Science + Business Media, ©2013.
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This important contribution is the result of decades of theoretical thinking and high-value data collection by the University of Helsinki examining forest ecosystems in great detail. The ecology is dominated by a qualitative approach, e.g. species and vegetation zones, but in contrast quantitative thinking is characteristic in the exact sciences of physics and physiology. The editors have bridged the gap between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Physical and physiological forest ecology
(NL-LeOCL)345845692
(OCoLC)827501170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pertti Hari; Kari Heliövaara; Liisa Kulmala
ISBN: 9789400756038 9400756038 940075602X 9789400756021
OCLC Number: 823507854
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction to Physical, Physiological and Causal Forest Ecology / Pertti Hari, Liisa Kulmala, Mikko Havimo --
The Approach to Construct and Test the Theory of Forest Ecology / Pertti Hari --
Environmental Factors / Üllar Rannik, Samuli Launiainen --
Processes in Living Structures / Jaana Bäck, Eero Nikinmaa, Liisa Kulmala --
Fluxes of Carbon, Water and Nutrients / Teemu Hölttä, Pertti Hari, Kari Heliövaara --
Structural Regularities in Trees / Pertti Hari, Mikko Havimo, Juho Aalto --
Dynamics of Carbon and Nitrogen Fluxes and Pools in Forest Ecosystem / Pertti Hari, Mikko Havimo --
How to Utilise the Knowledge of Causal Responses? / Pertti Hari, Mikko Havimo --
Station for Measuring Ecosystem-Atmosphere Relations: SMEAR / Pertti Hari, Eero Nikinmaa, Toivo Pohja --
The Physical and Physiological Theory of Forest Ecology and Its Evaluation / Pertti Hari.
Responsibility: Pertti Hari, Kari Heliövaara, Liisa Kulmala, editors.

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