Classic Papers

Edited by

  • Luo Yiqi, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Massachusetts, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma, Norman, U.S.A.

Advances in Ecological Research was first published in 1962 and has become one of Academic Press' most prestigious and successful series. In 1999 the Institute for Scientific Information released figures indicating this serial has an impact factor of 9.6 and a half-life of 10.0 years, ranking it first in the highly competitive category of Ecology. This volume continues to publish topical and important reviews, and interprets ecology to include all material that contributes to our understanding of the field. Advances in Ecological Research presents a wide range of papers on all aspects of ecology. Topics include the physiology, populations, and communities of plants and animals, as well as landscape and ecosystem ecology
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Audience

Scientists and academicians studying ecology, evolution, plant biology, physiology, the environment, population biology, and entomology.

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2004
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-013934-7

Reviews

"Without exception the papers are well and attractively written and together constitute an important and stimulating contribution to the modern science of ecology." —NATURE "This series should certainly serve as an effective means of keeping abreast of the major advances in this challenging and growing field." —PHYTOLOGIA



Table of Contents

Includes a theory of gradient analysis, ecology of coarse woody debris in temperate ecosystems, stomatal control of transpiration, direct effects of increase in the global atmospheric CO2 concentration on natural and commercial temperate trees and forests, and production, turnover and nutrient dynamics of above and below ground deterius of world forests.