This volume focuses on interaction between vegetation, relief, climate, soil and fauna in the treeline ecotone, and the effects of climate change and land use in North America and Europe.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 354
Weight: 575 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 19 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
From the reviews:
"This book gives an excellent overview of the current state of the art regarding interactions between climate, vegetation, soil and fauna within high mountain ecosystems. ... it is the compilation of information and insights that make this textbook a significant contribution to literature on high mountain ecosystems." (Gerhard Wieser, Mountain Research and Development, Vol. 26 (4), 2006)