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Ecological climatology : concepts and applications / Gordon Bonan, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.

By: Bonan, Gordon B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2016.Edition: Third edition.Description: xviii, 692 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107043770; 1107043778; 9781107619050; 110761905X.Subject(s): VEGETATION | CLIMATE | PLANT ECOPHYSIOLOGY | CLIMATIC CHANGES | ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION | CARBON CYCLE | CATCHMENTS | CLIMATE | GEOPHYSICS | HYDROLOGY | HYDROMETEOROLOGY | PLANT ECOLOGY | SEASONAL VARIATIONS | SOIL MOISTURE | SOIL PHYSICSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 551.588 BON
Contents:
Preface -- 1. Ecosystems and Climate -- Part I. The Earth System -- 2. Components of the Earth System -- 3. Global Cycles -- Part II. Global Physical Climatology -- 4. Atmospheric Radiation -- 5. Atmospheric General Circulation and Climate -- 6. Earth's Climates -- 7. Climate Variability -- 8. Climate Change -- Part III. Hydrometeorology -- 9. Soil Physics -- 10. Water Balance -- 11. Watershed Hydrology -- 12. Surface Energy Fluxes -- 13. Turbulent Fluxes -- 14. Soil Moisture and the Atmospheric Boundary Layer -- Part IV. Biometeorology -- 15. Leaf Temperature and Energy Fluxes -- 16. Leaf Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance -- 17. Plant Canopies -- Part V. Terrestrial Plant Ecology -- 18. Plant Strategies -- 19. Populations and Communities -- 20. Ecosystems -- 21. Soil Biogeochemistry.
Summary: This text examines ecological climatology - a framework to understand the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems in the climate system. It examines the physical, chemical & biological processes by which landscapes affect & are affected by climate.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface -- 1. Ecosystems and Climate -- Part I. The Earth System -- 2. Components of the Earth System -- 3. Global Cycles -- Part II. Global Physical Climatology -- 4. Atmospheric Radiation -- 5. Atmospheric General Circulation and Climate -- 6. Earth's Climates -- 7. Climate Variability -- 8. Climate Change -- Part III. Hydrometeorology -- 9. Soil Physics -- 10. Water Balance -- 11. Watershed Hydrology -- 12. Surface Energy Fluxes -- 13. Turbulent Fluxes -- 14. Soil Moisture and the Atmospheric Boundary Layer -- Part IV. Biometeorology -- 15. Leaf Temperature and Energy Fluxes -- 16. Leaf Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance -- 17. Plant Canopies -- Part V. Terrestrial Plant Ecology -- 18. Plant Strategies -- 19. Populations and Communities -- 20. Ecosystems -- 21. Soil Biogeochemistry.

This text examines ecological climatology - a framework to understand the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems in the climate system. It examines the physical, chemical & biological processes by which landscapes affect & are affected by climate.

GRETA POINT: 551.588 BON

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