Lamto Structure, Functioning, and Dynamics of a Savanna Ecosystem

Known as "a dream place for scientists," the Lamto savannas, located on the edge of the Cote d'Ivoire rain forests, are one of the only savannas in the world where ongoing ecological research has endured for more than forty years. Drawing from and synthesizing this abundance of resear...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Abbadie, Luc (Editor), Gignoux, Jaques (Editor), Roux, Xavier (Editor), Lepage, Michel (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2006, 2006
Edition:1st ed. 2006
Series:Ecological Studies, Analysis and Synthesis
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Known as "a dream place for scientists," the Lamto savannas, located on the edge of the Cote d'Ivoire rain forests, are one of the only savannas in the world where ongoing ecological research has endured for more than forty years. Drawing from and synthesizing this abundance of research, the book examines the structure, functioning, and dynamics of the Lamto humid savanna. Beginning with the history of the Lamto ecology station and an overview of the major environmental conditions of the site, this exacting work specifically examines the integrative view of energy and nutrient fluxes relative to the dynamics of the savanna's vegetation
Physical Description:XX, 415 p. 158 illus online resource
ISBN:9780387338576