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The World of Northern Evergreens

E. C. Pielou

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Global warming and human-driven impacts from logging, natural gas drilling, mining of oil sands, and the development of hydropower increasingly threaten North America's northern forests. These ... More


The Big Picture

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter maps the geographic extent of the ecosystems created by conifers, and coincidentally the areas of dominance of one or more identifying conifer species. The result is a mosaic of ... More


Life on the Forest Floor

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter looks at the ecosystem of the forest floor. The forest floor consists chiefly of soil. One of the most distinctive soils is podsol, the typical soil in conifer forests. This soil is ... More


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