5 edition of Nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems found in the catalog.
Nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Petra Marschner, Zdenko Rengel (eds.)|
|Series||Soil biology -- 10|
|Contributions||Marschner, Petra., Rengel, Zdenko.|
|LC Classifications||QH344 .N86 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 397 p. :|
|Number of Pages||397|
Introduction. In ecology, the use, transformation, movement, and reuse of nutrients in ecosystems is referred to as nutrient cycling. Nutrient cycles are part of the earth’s Biogeochemistry (Refer Oxford Bibliographies article in Environmental Science). This movement of nutrients is a vital environmental function that influences and is influenced by the organisms inhabiting any given ecosystem. Liu et al. () recently presented a description of the effects of N deposition on ecosystem C cycling in China. However, a synthetic analysis of N deposition impacts on C dynamics in Chinese terrestrial ecosystems remains lacking. In the present study, we used a meta-analysis technique to synthesize all the available information in by:
Covering the complexities and interconnected nature of the world, as well as the impact of mankind on the environment, this interdisciplinary book presents a holistic view of ecosystem function and is designed to help students understand and predict the environmental future of the Earth. The authors provide a complete view of the environment--from the Taiga Forests of . Knowledge of soil microbiology, ecology and biochemistry is central to our understanding of organisms and their processes and interactions with their environment. In a time of great global change and increased emphasis on biodiversity and food security, soil microbiology and ecology has become an increasingly important topic.
The products of ecosystem processes are named as ecosystem services, for example, healthy forest ecosystems purify air and water, mitigate droughts and floods, cycle nutrients, generate fertile soils, provide wildlife habitat, maintain biodiversity, pollinate crops, provide storage site for carbon and also provide aesthetic, cultural and. Atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition alters the cycling of nutrients in terrestrial ecosystems. However, there is limited knowledge regarding how N addition affects foliar nutrients beyond N and phosphorus (P) and their : Jinhua Mao, Qinggong Mao, Mianhai Zheng, Jiangming Mo.
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Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems (Soil Biology) (Soil Biology (10)) Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. Edition by Petra Marschner (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right Nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems book or edition of a book.
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Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems presents a comprehensive overview of nutrient cycling processes and their importance for plant growth and ecosystem sustainability. The first part of the book presents the fundamentals of nutrient cycling.
Topics included are cycling of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulphur and micronutrients. Nutrient Cycling Budgets in Terrestrial Ecosystems.- The Role of Crop Residues in Improving Soil Fertility.- Nutrient Cycling Budgets in Managed Pastures.- Natural Grasslands - a Case Study in Greece.- Dryland Ecosystems.- Nutrient Cycling in the Tundra.- Nutrient Cycling in Forests and Heathlands: an Ecosystem Perspective from the Water-Limited South.- Modelling Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling.
The availability or lack of nutrients shapes ecosystems in fundamental ways. From forest productivity to soil fertility, from the diversity of animals to the composition of microbial communities, nutrient cycling and limitation are the basic mechanisms underlying ecosystem ecology.
In this book, Peter Vitousek builds on over twenty years of research in Hawai'i to. Nutrient cycling is one of the most important processes that occur in an ecosystem. The nutrient cycle describes the use, movement, and recycling of nutrients in the environment.
Valuable elements such as carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, phosphorus, and nitrogen are essential to life and must be recycled in order for organisms to : Regina Bailey.
The comprehensive coverage in this textbook examines the central processes at work in terrestrial ecosystems, including their freshwater components. It traces the flow of energy, water, carbon, and nutrients from their abiotic origins to their cycles through plants, animals, and decomposer organisms.
The disruption of Earth’s nutrient cycles remains as urgent as global heating and biodiversity loss. To come up with solutions, we must first understand the natural nutrient cycles of a healthy ecosystem.
The Nitrogen Cycle. Visualisation of the Nitrogen cycle from the US Geological Survey. 1) rivers that carry and deposit nutrients from terrestrial ecosystems; 2) nearshore ocean currents that bring nutrients from the cold, deep water of the oceanic zone. This book brings together my two strongest interests in research: understanding nutrient cycling and limitation in terrestrial ecosystems, and understanding the ecosystems of the Hawaiian Islands.
I have been fascinated by nutrient cycling and limitation since I chose to pursue a research career in ecology in Nutrient Cycling Small watersheds can provide invaluable information about terrestrial ecosystems. Bormann and G. Likens Life on our planet is dependent upon the cycle of elements in the biosphere.
Atmospheric carbon dioxide would be exhausted in a year or so by green plants were not the atmosphere con-File Size: 1MB. THIS BOOK brings together my two strongest interests in research: understanding nutrient cycling and limitation in terrestrial ecosystems, and understanding the ecosystems of the Hawaiian Islands.
I have been fascinated by nutrient cycling and limitation since I chose to pursue a research career in ecology in Price: $ Internal nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems consists of negative feedback loops that, over time, can lead to homeostasis within the system, where nutrient availability and.
Terrestrial Nutrient Cycling • Harpole et al. () compiled data from plant communities and found that: – >½ studies showed synergistic responses to N & P additions – Support for strict co -limitation in 28% of studies – Interactions between N & P regulate primary producers in most ecosystems.
Nitrogen cycling in terrestrial ecosystems is complex and includes microbial processes such as mineralization, nitrification and denitrification, plant physiological processes (e.g.
nitrogen uptake and assimilation) and physicochemical processes (leaching, volatilization).Cited by: Litter is an important component of terrestrial ecosystems and plays a significant role in carbon cycles.
Quantifying regional-scale patterns of litter standing crop distribution will improve our understanding of the mechanisms of the terrestrial carbon cycle, and thus enable accurate predictions of the responses of the terrestrial carbon cycle to future climate change.
From forest productivity to soil fertility, from the diversity of animals to the composition of microbial communities, nutrient cycling and limitation are the basic mechanisms underlying ecosystem ecology. In this book, Peter Vitousek builds on over twenty years.
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It addresses, contrasts, and compares both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Conceptual models of nutrient cycling developed from natural terrestrial ecosystems provide a useful starting point for interpreting the important nutrient cycling processes on green roofs.
However, the engineered nature of green roof ecosystems, often with a high-nutrient substrate coupled to plants adapted to low-nutrient, extreme environments, gives rise Cited by:.
Book: Nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems: field methods, application and interpretation. + pp. Abstract: The 35 papers in this publication are mainly concerned with the development of field methodology, and are grouped under the chapter headings: inputs of nutrients nutrients Subject Category: MiscellaneousCited by: Nutrient cycling has a historical foothold in the writings of Charles Darwin in reference to the decomposition actions of earthworms.
Darwin wrote about "the continued Following the Greeks, the idea of a hydrological cycle (water is considered a nutrient) was validated and quantified by Halley in Variations in terminology.Abstract  Most research on the global Si cycle has focused nearly exclusively on weathering or the oceanic Si cycle and has not explored the complexity of the terrestrial biogeochemical cycle.
The global biogeochemical Si cycle is of great interest because of its impact on global CO 2 concentrations through the combined processes of weathering of silicate minerals and transfer .