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Title
Old-growth forests Old-growth forests :
Type
Text
Subject
Old growth forests.
Old growth forest ecology.
Urwald--Forstökologie--Aufsatzsammlung.
Urwald.
Forstökologie.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
maps
Classification
LCC: SD387.O43 O538 2009 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 577.322gerDNB full
Identified By
Lccn: 2009926062
Table Of Contents
Part I: Introduction
Old-growth forests: function, fate and value, an overview / Christian Wirth, Gerd Gleixner, and Martin Heimann
Old-growth forest definitions: a pragmatic view / Christian Wirth, Christian Messier, Yves Bergeron, Dorothea Frank, and Anja Fankhänel
Old trees and the meaning of 'old' / Fritz Hans Schweingruber and Christian Wirth
Part II: Aboveground processes
Ecophysiological characteristics of mature trees and stands: consequences for old-growth forest productivity / Werner L. Kutsch, Christian Wirth, Jens Kattge, Stefanie Nöllert, Matthias Herbst, and Ludger Kappen
The imprint of species turnover on old-growth forest carbon balances: insights from a trait-based model of forest dynamics / Christian Wirth and Jeremy W. Lichstein
Functional relationships between old-growth forest canopies, understorey light and vegetation dynamics / Christian Messier, Juan Posada, Isabelle Aubin, and Marilou Beaudet
Biosphere-atmosphere exchange of old-growth forests: processes and pattern / Alexander Knohl, Ernst-Detlef Schulze, and Christian Wirth
Woody detritus mass and its contribution to carbon dynamics of old-growth forests: the temporal context / Mark E. Harmon
Part III, Belowground processes
Aboveground and belowground consequences of long-term forest retrogression in the timeframe of millennia and beyond / David A. Wardle
Rooting patterns of old-growth forests: is aboveground structural and functional diversity mirrored belowground? Jürgen Bauhus
Soil carbon accumulation in old-growth forests / Gerd Gleixner, Cindy Tefs, Albrecht Jordan, Matthias Hammer, Christian Wirth, Angela Nueske, Alexander Telz, Uwe E. Schmidt and Stephan Glatzel
Is there a theoretical limit to soil carbon storage in old-growth forests? A model analysis with contrasting approaches / Markus Reichstein, Göran I. Ågren, and Sebastién Fontaine
Part IV: Biomes
Old-growth forests in the Canadian boreal: the exception rather than the rule? / Yves Bergeron and Karen A. Harper
Biomass chronosequences of United States forests: implications for carbon storage and forest management / Jeremy W. Lichstein, Christian Wirth, Henry S. Horn, and Stephen W. Pacala
Temperate and boreal old-growth forests: how do their growth dynamics and biodiversity differ from young stands and managed forests? / Ernst-Detlef Schulze, Dominik Hessenmoeller, Alexander Knohl, Sebastiaan Luyssaert, Annett Boerner, and John Grace
Old-growth temperate rainforests of South America: conservation, plant-animal interactions, and baseline biogeochemical processes / Juan J. Armesto, Cecilia Smith-Ramírez, Martín R. Carmona, Juan L. Celis-Diez, Iván A. Díaz, Aurora Gaxiola, Alvaro G. Gutiérrez, Mariela C. Núñez-Avila, Cecilia A. Pérez, and Ricardo Rozzi
Tropical rain forests as old-growth forests / John Grace and Patrick Meir
Part V: Human dimensions
Detecting intact forests from space: hot spots of loss, deforestation and the UNFCCC / Frédéric Achard, Hugh Eva, Danilo Mollicone, Peter Popatov, Hans-Jürgen Stibig, Svetlana Turubanova, and Alexey Yaroshenko
Impacts of land use on habitat functions of old-growth forests and their biodiversity / Dorothea Frank, Manfred Finckh, and Christian Wirth
Old-growth forests in the context of international environmental agreements / Annette Freibauer
Part VI: Synthesis
Old-growth forests: function, fate and value, a synthesis / Christian Wirth.
Authorized Access Point
Wirth, Christian. Old-growth forests
Authorized Access Point Variant
Gleixner, Gerd. Old-growth forests
Heimann, Martin, 1949- Old-growth forests