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Effects of biodiversity–environment conditions on the interpretation of biodiversity–function relations

Jasmin A. Godbold

in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses biodiversity-ecosystem function studies in aquatic ecosystems in which additional biotic or abiotic drivers have been taken into account as mediators of ecosystem responses. It ... More


Plant traits and ecosystem properties

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the controls that plants exert on ecosystem properties (EP), which refer to both the pools (quantities) and fluxes (flows) of materials and energy in ecological systems. Two ... More


Functional diversity and ecosystem services

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

The identification and quantification of ecosystem services, which are the benefits that human societies derive from ecosystems, have become major challenges in the context of informing the actions ... More


Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Biological diversity, the variety of living things on Earth, is traditionally viewed as a diversity of taxa, species in particular. But other facets of diversity should be considered to address ... More


Trait-based ecology: definitions, methods, and a conceptual framework

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Functional diversity can be studied at different levels of organization of biological systems. Here the chapter considers the individual as a key level to understanding this functional diversity. ... More


Perspectives for functional diversity research

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

What are the perspectives for research in the field of functional diversity? A theoretical framework linking quantitatively organism functioning, functional structure and dynamics of communities, and ... More


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