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Soil biological properties and global change

Richard D. Bardgett

in The Biology of Soil: A community and ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525035
eISBN:
9780191728181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525035.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses how particular global change phenomena impact on soil biota and their activities, and how these effects feedback to nutrient dynamics and the productivity and structure of ... More


Protecting National Parks from Air Pollution Effects: Making Sausage from Science and Policy

Jill S. Baron, Tamara Blett, William C. Malm, Ruth M. Alexander, and Holly Doremus

in Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The story of air pollution research, policy development, and management in national parks is a fascinating blend of cultural change, vision, interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration, and ... More


The Impact of Nitrogen Enrichment on Ecosystems and Their Services

Peter Manning

in Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575923
eISBN:
9780191774843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575923.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Nitrogen inputs into terrestrial ecosystems have more than doubled since pre-industrial times, causing significant disruption of aboveground and belowground communities, and the ecosystem services ... More


The sand dune environment

M. Anwar Maun

in The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570356
eISBN:
9780191916731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570356.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The micro-environmental conditions of different soil habitats are influenced by prevailing vegetation, aspect, soil texture, soil colour and other variables that influence the incoming and outgoing ... More


Hydrology and Hydrochemistry

Mark W. Williams and Nel Caine

in Structure and Function of an Alpine Ecosystem: Niwot Ridge, Colorado

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117288
eISBN:
9780197561171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117288.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Seasonally snow-covered areas of Earth’s mountain ranges are important components of the global hydrologic cycle. Although their area is limited, the snowpacks of these areas are a major source of ... More


Snow

Johanna Laybourn-Parry, Tranter Martyn, and Hodson Andrew J.

in The Ecology of Snow and Ice Environments

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199583072
eISBN:
9780191774669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583072.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter explores snow as a biological medium. Snow coloured red and pink has been described since ancient times, and is caused by so called ‘snow algae’, which have been researched since the ... More


The Physical Environment

M.E. Taylor, M.D. Morecroft, and H.R. Oliver

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the physical environment surrounding Wytham Woods by providing illustrations of the area. It analyses information gathered from the Environmental Change Network (ECN), and ... More


The flowers of the forest

K.J. Kirby and M.D. Morecroft

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter studies the patterns and behaviours of flowers thriving in the woodlands. It describes the flora distribution and vegetation patterns in the woodlands, and looks into recent changes in ... More


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