Temporal and spatial patterns of vegetation dynamics by J. MilesTemporal and spatial patterns of vegetation dynamics by J. Miles

Temporal and spatial patterns of vegetation dynamics

EditorJ. Miles, W. Schmidt, E. van der Maarel

Paperback | October 1, 2011

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Title:Temporal and spatial patterns of vegetation dynamicsFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401075204

ISBN - 13:9789401075206


Table of Contents

Vegetation dynamics: patterns in time and space.- On the ecology and evolution of annual plants in disturbed environments.- Background processes at the population level during succession in grasslands on sand.- Influence of climate and community composition on the population demography of pasture species in semi-arid Australia.- Linear trend in multi-species time series.- Gaps in the canopy: the missing dimension in vegetation dynamics.- A reappraisal of cyclical processes in Calluna heath.- Forest decline: endogenous dynamics, tree defenses, and the elimination of spurious correlation.- Factors in Pinus ponderosa and Calocedrus decurrens mortality in Yosemite Valley, USA.- Stand-level dieback and regeneration of forests in the Galápagos Islands.- Mechanisms of succession on fallow lands.- An experimental study of old-field succession in relation to different environmental factors.- Succession, regeneration and fluctuation in the Bialowicza Forest (NE Poland).- Plant population dynamics and species turnover on small islands near Karpathos (South Aegean, Greece).- Vascular plant colonization and vegetation development on sea-born volcanic islands in the Aegean (Greece).- Vegetation development on the outer islands of the Bothnian Bay.- Primary succession over sixty years on hundred-year old islets in Lake Hjälmaren, Sweden.- The dynamics of the dune vegetation on the Polish Baltic coast.- Vegetation dynamics of the savannization process on Cuba.- Successional pathways of Mediterranean evergreen vegetation on Sicily.- Species diversity of mainland- and island forests in the Pacific area.