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Title Terrestrial biomes : geographic distribution, biodiversity, and environmental threats / Marlon Nguyen, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2016]

Series Environmental health--physical, chemical and biological factors.
Environmental health (Nova Science Publishers)
Subject Microbial ecology.
Biotic communities.
Environmental Microbiology.
Alt Name Nguyen, Marlon,
Series Environmental health--physical, chemical and biological factors.
Environmental health (Nova Science Publishers)
Subject Microbial ecology.
Biotic communities.
Environmental Microbiology.
Alt Name Nguyen, Marlon,
Description 1 online resource.
Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents TERRESTRIAL BIOMES GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION, BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS ; TERRESTRIAL BIOMES GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION, BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; Chapter 1 GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION AND BIODIVERSITY OF MICROFUNGI IN SOILS OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS (AT TAIMYR PENINSULA AND NEARBY ISLANDS AS A SIMULATION MODEL OF ARCTIC) ; Abstract; Introduction; Result; The Activity of Soil Microfungi; Taxonomical Structure of Microfungi from Polar Desert; Structure of Soil Microfungi Complexes; Conclusion; Acknowledgment; References; Biographical Sketches
Chapter 2 THE ALASKAN TUNDRA: PLANT AND TERRESTRIAL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES IN A CHANGING CLIMATE Abstract; Introduction; Changing Arctic Vegetation; Satellite Data and Aerial Observations; Field-Based, Direct Observations; Field-Based, Experimental Studies; Fire Consequences; Plant and Tundra Soil Microbial Communities; Global Warming Effects on Tundra Soil Microbial Communities; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3 SPONTANEOUS STAND REGENERATION AND HERB LAYER RESTORATION IN POST-FIRE WOODS 16 YEARS AFTER A FOREST FIRE (RUDZINIEC FORESTS, SOUTHERN POLAND CASE)
AbstractIntroduction; Short History of the Site; Field Methods and Data Analyses; Stand Structure and Its Natural Regeneration; Herbaceous Layer Composition; Results; Stand Structure and its Natural Regeneration in Thinned and Unthinned Post-Fire Forests; Herb Layer Composition; Microcommunities in the Thinned Forest; Microcommunities of the Unthinned Forest; Ecological Characteristics of the Herb Layer in the Thinned and Unthinned Forests; Discussion; Stand Structure and Species Composition; Stand Regeneration Dynamics; Herb Layer Composition and its Ecological Characteristics
Species RichnessHerb Layer Horizontal Structure; Ecological Characteristics of the Herb Layer Species; Herb Layer Species with an Affinity to the Thinned and Unthinned Forests; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Appendix 1. Mean, Maximum and Minimum Values of Cover and Constancy of Herbaceous Species in the Thinned Forest; Appendix 2. Mean, Maximum and Minimum Values of Cover and Constancy of Herbaceous Species in the Unthinned Forest; Chapter 4 REGULARITIES AND FEATURES OF DIFFERENTIATION AND ANTHROPOGENIC TRANSFORMATION OF STEPPE VEGETATION ; Abstract; Introduction
Evolution and Formation of Steppe Phytobiota in the South of East European PlainThe Phytocenotic Diversity of Steppe Vegetation in the Systems of Dominant and Floristic Classifications; Syntaxons of Xerothermic Steppe Petrophyte and Psammophyte Vegetation of the Region, Selected by the Method of Braun-Blanquet; Idle Lands and Barrows As Potential Sources of Steppe Vegetation Restoration; Conclusion; References; Biographical Sketch; Chapter 5 USE OF MICROORGANISMS AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL ALTERNATIVE TO TREAT AGRO-INDUSTRIAL WASTE ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION; MATERIALS AND METHODS
ISBN 9781634846431 (ebook)
9781634846257 (hardcover)
1634846257
1634846435 (electronic bk.)
9781634846431 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 944179891
Additional Format Print version: Terrestrial biomes Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2016 9781634846257 (DLC) 2016000071.


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