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Cover for Nutrient and material cycles.

This chapter contains questions about the role of nutrients in organisms, their cycling between the biological and physical components of the environment, and the hydrological cycle.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Salt marsh plants: biological overview and vulnerability to climate change.

Salt marshes are vegetative ecosystems that occupy intertidal zones in estuaries or behind coastal barrier islands where there is some degree of protection from strong wave energy. Physiochemical properties of these marshes are stressful for most angiosperms, as only a few species can tolerate the...

Author(s)
Touchette, B. W.; Kneppers, M. K.; Eggert, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical rainforest ecosystem, land cover, habitat, resource.

This chapter describes tropical rain forests, providing details on its macro- and mesoclimate, soils, soil types and vegetation types, mosaics and catenas. The chapter also discusses the large- and medium-scale dynamic changes of mixed dipterocarp forest at large and medium spatial scales; rooting...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest hydrology of mountainous and snow-dominated watersheds.

This chapter focuses mainly on the hydrological processes observed in the mountainous and subalpine temperate coniferous forests in the Western part of North America, in which it broadly include the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, northern California, Montana- west of the Continental Divide,...

Author(s)
Elliot, W. J.; Dobre, M.; Srivastava, A.; Elder, K. J.; Link, T. E.; Brooks, E. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for European perspectives on forest hydrology.

This chapter summarizes different European forest hydrology hypotheses concerning floods and droughts, impacts of land-use change, effects of important European policies and national regulations, water-sensitive forest management geared towards improving water quantity and quality, as well as...

Author(s)
Jong, C. de
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical forest hydrology.

This chapter provides the state of knowledge on the characteristics of the hydrological components of precipitation, evapotranspiration and stream flow generation in tropical forest regions by a review of cornerstone tropical literature and a pan-tropical perspective partly via the use of...

Author(s)
Kumagai, T.; Kanamori, H.; Chappell, N. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydrology of flooded and wetland forests.

This chapter examines the hydrology of forested areas that are subject to soil saturation by precipitation, groundwater or surface flooding. They include mangroves and other tidal forests, the forested portions of peatlands and tree-dominated wetlands defined by the Ramsar Convention. They also...

Author(s)
Williams, T. M.; Krauss, K. W.; Okruszko, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest drainage.

This chapter reviews the impacts of drainage on forest production and the hydrology of forested lands. It is established that drainage is used to improve access and yields on a small percentage of the world's forested lands. However, it has had a big impact on the millions of hectares on which it...

Author(s)
Skaggs, R. W.; Tian, S.; Chescheir, G. M.; Amatya, D. M.; Youssef, M. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydrological modelling in forested systems.

This chapter provides a brief overview of forest hydrology modelling approaches for answering important global research and management questions. Many hundreds of hydrological models have been applied globally across multiple decades to represent and predict forest hydrological processes. The focus ...

Author(s)
Golden, H. E.; Evenson, G. R.; Tian, S.; Amatya, D. M.; Sun, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Geospatial technology applications in forest hydrology.

This chapter provides a detailed discussion on the geospatial technology (GT) applications in forest hydrological processes management that includes: (i) forest cover mapping and change analysis; (ii) forest soil water/moisture estimation and forested wetlands analysis; (iii) forest vegetation and...

Author(s)
Panda, S. S.; Masson, E.; Sen, S.; Kim, H. W.; Amatya, D. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter

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