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Structure and function of an alpine ecosystem [electronic resource] : Niwot Ridge, Colorado / edited by William D. Bowman, Timothy R. Seastedt.

Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (352 p.)
Series:
Long-Term Ecological Research Network series.
Long-Term Ecological Research Network series
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Subjects:
Mountain ecology -- Colorado -- Niwot Ridge.
Environmental sciences.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The alpine ecosystem features conditions near the limits of biological existence, and is a useful laboratory for asking more general ecological questions. This book provides an overview of an alpine ecosystem, based on research at Niwot Ridge, Colorado.
Contents:
Contents; Contributors; Foreword; 1 Introduction: Historical Perspective and Significance of Alpine Ecosystem Studies; I: Physical Environment; II: Ecosystem Structure; III: Ecosystem Function; IV: Past and Future; Index
Notes:
"LTER."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bowman, William D.
Seastedt, Timothy R.
Long-Term Ecological Research Program.
ISBN:
0-19-756117-9
1-280-76153-9
9786610761531
0-19-534429-4
OCLC:
666995159