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Published: 30 June 2005

280 Pages | 8 pp colour plates, numerous halftones and line figures


ISBN: 9780198567059

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Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Edited by Yadvinder Malhi and Oliver Phillips

  • First synthesis of the potential sensitivity of tropical forests to global climate change
  • Authors for every chapter have been carefully chosen from the world's leading scientists in the field, giving readers access to the very latest thinking and findings in this important area, and every chapter has been rigorously peer-reviewed
  • Figures and photographs, in colour and black-and-white, assist the reader in comprehending key global patterns and trends in tropical forest climate and ecology
  • Chapters are pitched to convey the latest scientific findings to as wide an audience as possible, bringing important and cutting-edge science to students as well as to practising scientists
  • A broad range of topics is covered, from paleoecology to plant physiology and from field ecology to atmospheric science, giving the reader a broad perspective on tropical forests in the past, present and future

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