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Vegetation-Climate Interaction

How Vegetation Makes the Global Environment (Springer Praxis Books / Environmental Sciences)

by Jonathan Adams

  • 338 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology,
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Earth system science,
  • Environmental change,
  • Greenhouse gases,
  • Science / Geology,
  • Vegetation-climate feedbacks,
  • World plant life,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12773934M
    ISBN 103540324917
    ISBN 109783540324911


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"Vegetation-Climate Interaction is a wonderfully simple yet elegant treatise on how vegetation patterns are closely linked to the global environment. The book is liberally laced with useful figures and photos that contribute greatly to making the complex topics understandable.3/5(2). "Vegetation-Climate Interaction is a wonderfully simple yet elegant treatise on how vegetation patterns are closely linked to the global environment.

The book is liberally laced with useful figures and photos that contribute greatly to making the complex topics by:   "Vegetation-Climate Interaction is a wonderfully simple yet elegant treatise on how vegetation patterns are closely linked to the global environment.

The book is liberally laced with useful figures and photos that contribute greatly to making the complex topics understandable.3/5(2). "Vegetation-Climate Interaction is a wonderfully simple yet elegant treatise on how vegetation patterns are closely linked to the global environment.

The book is liberally laced with useful figures and photos that contribute greatly to making the complex topics understandable. Book Condition: Ex-university library book with withdrawn stamp; text clean and pages pretty crisp with a little wear on edges; binding sturdy; cover has a little Format: Hardcover.

Vegetation-Climate Interaction: How Vegetation Makes the Global Environment (Springer Praxis Books Environmental Sciences) Jonathan Adams (Author) This book offers a readable and accessible account of the way in which the world's plant life partly controls its own environment.

Vegetation-Climate Interaction How Vegetation Makes the Global Environment. very grateful to everyone who has generously given me permission to use their Vegetation-Climate Interaction book photographs as illustrations in this book, and I have named each one in the photo caption.

Keywords. Cloud Earth system science Greenhouse gas Greenhouse gases Scale Seen. A textbook aimed at graduate and upper level undergraduate students, which deals with the many ways in which plants both respond to and alter the climate.

The climate exerts the dominant control on the spatial distribution of the major vegetation types on a global scale. In turn, vegetation cover affects climate via alteration of the physical Author: Victor Brovkin. Even though this book is strongly focused on the semi-arid lands of Australia, agronomists, ecologists, and climatologists from all over the world will find it of great interest.

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Vegetation-climate interaction: how vegetation makes the global environment. [J M Adams] -- "This book addresses the important - but often neglected - issue of vegetation interactions with climate.

Although the subject of vegetation-climate interaction is a relatively young area of study. Get this from a library. Vegetation-climate interaction: how plants make the global environment. [J M Adams] -- An account of the ways in which the world's plant life affects the climate. It covers topics ranging from tiny local microclimates created by plants to their effect on a global scale.

It is suitable. Starting from the broad patterns in vegetation which have classically been seen as a passive response to climate, the book builds up from the local scale - microclimates produced by plants.

The chapters in this section place the problems of vegetation and climate interactions in semi-arid regions into the context which recur throughout the book. First, Verstraete and Schwartz review desertification as a process of global change evaluating both the human and climatic factors.

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Cite this chapter as: () Microclimates and vegetation. In: Vegetation-Climate Interaction. Springer Praxis Books. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Vegetation-climate Interaction by Jonathan Adams,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. From eight selected local near‐surface climate factors, we found that the diurnal temperature range, precipitation, and relative humidity were the dominant climate factors influencing the variability of vegetation on the plateau, Granger causing changes in vegetation over 26%, 49%, and 23% of the plateau, by: 4.

Interaction between models and data has another power. Interpretation of the data is necessarily based on the knowledge that we have of the modern world.

The changes observed in the vegetation data are interpreted as first-order changes in dominant factors (climate or anthropogenic).Cited by: 6. "Vegetation-Climate Interaction is a wonderfully simple yet elegant treatise on how vegetation patterns are closely linked to the global environment. The book is liberally laced with useful figures and photos that contribute greatly to making the complex topics : Jonathan Adams.

From the reviews:"Vegetation-Climate Interaction is a wonderfully simple yet elegant treatise on how vegetation patterns are closely linked to the global environment. â Š The book is liberally laced with useful figures and photos that contribute greatly to making the complex topics understandable.

In this study, we used a multiyear normalized difference vegetation index data set (–), and corresponding data sets for observed climatic factors, to investigate vegetation‐climate interactions on the Loess Plateau using an innovative nonlinear Granger causality by: 4.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Results of the International Conference on Climatic, Biotic, and Human Interactions in the Humid Tropics with Emphasis on the Vegetation and Climatic Interactions in Amazonia, convened by the United Nations University at the Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais in São José dos Campos, Brazil, Feb.

Mar. 1, The chapters in this section place the problems of vegetation and climate interactions in semi-arid regions into the context which recur throughout the book.

First, Verstraete and Schwartz review desertification as a process of global change evaluating both the human and climatic factors. Vegetation and climate interactions in semi-arid regions by Ann Henderson-Sellers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

As such, we investigated the interactions of vegetation, climate and topography and their corresponding effects on ET modelling at different time scales by employing vegetation coverage (M), an improved climate seasonality and asynchrony index (SAI), the fraction of precipitation falling as snow (f s) and relative basin relief (BR/ B R ¯), in Cited by: 3.

The paper (DOI /ngeo), published May 29 in Nature Geoscience, is the first to look at biosphere-atmosphere interactions using purely observational data and could greatly improve weather and climate predictions critical to crop management, food.

A global and seasonal assessment of regions of the earth with strong climate–vegetation biophysical process (VBP) interactions is provided. The presence of VBP and degree of VBP effects on climate were assessed based on the skill of simulations of observed global precipitation by two general circulation models of the atmosphere coupled to three land models with varying degrees of complexity Cited by: Enhancement of Interdecadal Climate Variability in the Sahel by Vegetation Interaction Article (PDF Available) in Science () December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Vegetation-Climate Interaction How Vegetation Makes the Global Environment This book offers a readable and accessible account of the way in which the world's plant life partly controls its own environment.

Starting from the broad pat-terns in vegetation which have classically been seen as a passive response to climate, the authors build up.

The chapters in this section place the problems of vegetation and climate interactions in semi-arid regions into the context which recur throughout the book.

These regions are very sensitive to a variety of physical, chemical and biological degradation processes collectively called desertification. The response of assimilation to temperature reflects the climate–vegetation interactions as shown in the water and high-temperature stress factors.

In fact, during the growing season the water stress resulting from the radiative forcing alone is about the same in the Tropics and the northern latitudes (Figs.

16a,b), whereas the high Cited by:   where V ′ and P′ represent anomalies of vegetation and precipitation, respectively; As and Bs are constant regression coefficients; and εs are subscript t stands for the month of interest and t − 1, for instance, denotes the preceding month.

Note that Equations and do not include a constant on the right-hand side of the equations. This is because all the variables here are Cited by: 9. Characterising fire spatial pattern interactions with climate and vegetation in Colombia Article (PDF Available) in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (3) March with Reads.

This interaction can be so strong that abrupt regime shifts in ecosystem and climate may occur, as exemplified by the vegetation and desert in northern Africa. the "vegetation-climate" system.

Understanding the factors controlling the expression of longevity in trees is still an outstanding challenge for tree biologists and forest ecologists. We gathered tree-ring data and literature for broadleaf deciduous (BD) temperate trees growing in closed-canopy old-growth (OG) forests in the Northern Hemisphere to explore the role of geographic patterns, climate variability, and growth rates Cited by: Dear Colleagues, Earth monitoring, particularly from polar orbiting (LEO) satellites, has improved dramatically over the past four decades.

Advances in sensor technologies coupled with sophisticated algorithms now allow routine retrievals of important bio-geophysical/chemical variables used in long-term climate monitoring as well as operational resources management. The link between climate and vegetation is the vegetation that grows in the rainforest is that which is best suited to the climate.

Vegetation-Climate Interaction: How Vegetation Makes the Global Environment (Springer Praxis Books Environmental Sciences) Jonathan Adams (Author) Category: Биология, Экология. explaining vegetation climate interactions for a specific spatio-temporal extent may look like Y = log(eX8(e4X6+X8+2X9((X 5 +X6) 2 X 2 X3) 2 +eX10)) where X i,8i and Y represent the independent climate variables and greenness respectively.

Symbolic regression is instantiated using population-based stochas.