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Alpine Treelines

Functional Ecology of the Global High Elevation Tree Limits

by Christian Körner

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Published by Springer Basel in Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life sciences,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Forests and forestry,
  • Plant physiology,
  • Trees,
  • Tree Biology,
  • Ecology,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Geoecology/Natural Processes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christian Körner
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27016201M
    ISBN 109783034803960

    A Review of the Theories to Explain Arctic and Alpine Treelines Around the World Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Sustainable Forestry 28(1) February .   Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide. Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Koerner provides a global synthesis of the treeline phenomenon from sub-arctic to equatorial latitudes and a functional explanation based on the biology of comprehensive text approaches the Book Edition: Ed.

    Purchase The Changing Alpine Treeline, Volume 12 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,   A network of alpine treeline plots were set up to retrieve spatiotemporal variations of alpine treelines on the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas. As showed by recent publications, the onset of cell division has a very low threshold minimum temperature ( ± °C) that determines the length of the growing season, and drives treeline.

    prediction of future treelines. The global biogeographic approach is what sets this book apart, signifi-cantly advancing understanding of the subject of alpine treelines and presenting new approaches and theories. Alpine Treelines will surely stand the test of time as a definitive work on the subject and is a critical reference for the approach Cited by: 1. A seminal book chapter, published as part of a unique treatise of North American plant communities from the heydays of physiological ecology. Bowman, W. D., and T. R. Seastedt, eds. Structure and function of an alpine ecosystem, Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press. E-mail Citation».


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Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide. Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Körner provides a global synthesis of the treeline phenomenon from sub-arctic to equatorial latitudes and a functional explanation based on the biology of comprehensive text approaches the subject in a Brand: Springer Basel.

Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide. Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Körner provides a global synthesis of the treeline phenomenon from sub-arctic to equatorial latitudes and a functional explanation based on the biology of comprehensive text approaches the subject in a Cited by: Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide.

Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Körner provides a global synthesis of the treeline phenomenon from sub-arctic to equatorial latitudes and a functional explanation based on the biology of comprehensive text approaches the subject in a Format: Hardcover.

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Add this book to My Library. Get this from a library. Alpine treelines: functional ecology of the global high elevation tree limits. [Christian Körner; Susanna Riedl] -- Annotation Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide.

Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Körner provides a. This book examines the treeline phenomenon from sub-arctic to equatorial latitudes, exploring tree morphology, anatomy, climatology, stress physiology, treeline modeling, paleo-ecology and more.

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Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide. Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Korner provides a global synthesis of the treeline phenomenon from sub-arctic to equatorial latitudes and a functional explanation based on the biology of trees.

The comprehensive text. Alpine Treelines will surely stand the test of time as a definitive work on the subject and is a critical reference for the approach to analysis and interpretation of treeline data.

If only this book had been available 20 years ago when, as an undergraduate, I was exploring the subject through a study of alpine juniper in the Highlands of by: 1. Alpine treelines mark the low-temperature limit of tree growth and occur in mountains world-wide. Presenting a companion to his book Alpine Plant Life, Christian Körner provides a global Author: Christian Körner.

Alpine Treelines Functional Ecology of the Global High Elevation Tree Limits Bearbeitet von Christian Körner, Susanna Riedl 1. Auflage Buch. xi, S. Hardcover ISBN 3 3 Format (B x L): 19,3 x 24,2 cm Gewicht: g Weitere Fachgebiete > Chemie, Biowissenschaften, Agrarwissenschaften > Biowissenschaften allgemein > Ökologie.

Tree line above St. Moritz, Switzerland. In this view of an alpine tree line, the distant line looks particularly sharp. The foreground shows the transition from trees to no trees.

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The alpine treeline ecotone (ATE) is an area of transition high on mountains where closed canopy forests from lower elevations give way to the open alpine tundra and rocky expanses above.

Alpine tundra is an island biome and its ecotone with forest is subject to change, and like oceanic islands, Pages: However, we still do not fully understand patterns of plant and soil δ 15 N at alpine treelines and shrublines in different climate zones.

We measured δ 15 N and N concentration in leaves of trees and shrubs and also in soils along elevational gradients from lower altitudes to the upper limits of treelines and shrublines in subtropical, dry.

Climate warming alters age-dependent growth sensitivity to temperature in Eurasian alpine treelines. Forests 9: PDF www; Barbeta, A., Camarero, J.J., Sangüesa-Barreda, G., Muffler, L. and Peñuelas, J.

Contrasting effects of fog frequency on the radial growth of two tree species in a Mediterranean-temperate ecotone. Alpine Treelines: Functional Ecology of the Global High Elevation Tree Limits eBook: Christian Körner, Susanna Riedl: : Kindle Store. The alpine treeline ecotone (ATE) is an area of transition high on mountains where closed canopy forests from lower elevations give way to the open alpine tundra and rocky expanses above.

Alpine tundra is an island biome and its ecotone with forest is subject to change, and like oceanic islands, alpine tundra is subject to invasion – or the upward advance of treeline.

Alpine Treelines: Functional Ecology of the Global High Elevation Tree Limits: : Korner, Christian, Riedl, Susanna: Libri in altre lingueFormat: Copertina rigida.the alpine-nival ecotone is shown high on the peaks.

Between these two ecotones is the alpine zone. source: modiied from Körner alpine ecosystems have excursions upward and downward for reasons including geology, geomorphology, and microcli­ mate, to classify california alpine ecosystems at the regionalFile Size: 2MB.Abstract.

Treelines, wherever they occur, at thermal, drought, nutritional or salt stress gradients represent an abrupt transition in life-form dominance; lines beyond which massive single stems and tall crowns either can not be developed, become un .