High-Arctic Ecosystem Dynamics in a Changing Climate by Hans Meltofte, Torben R. Christensen, Bo Elberling, Mads C.

By Hans Meltofte, Torben R. Christensen, Bo Elberling, Mads C. Forchhammer, Morten Rasch

The e-book relies on facts accumulated prior to now ten years by way of Zackenberg Ecological learn Operations (ZERO) at Zackenberg learn Station in Northeast Greenland. This quantity covers the functionality of Arctic ecosystems according to the main entire long term information set on the planet from a well-defined Arctic atmosphere. Editors supply a entire and authoritative research of the way weather variability is influencing an Arctic environment and the way the Arctic ecosystems have inherent suggestions mechanisms interacting with weather variability or swap. * the most recent examine at the functioning of Arctic ecosystems* complement present books on arctic weather influence review as a case research for ecological experts * Discusses the advanced perpetuating results in the world* very important details on modelling environment responses to appreciate destiny climates

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Harwood Academic Publishers, Newark, New Jersey. Arctic Climate and Climate Change with a Focus on Greenland MARTIN STENDEL, JENS HESSELBJERG CHRISTENSEN AND DORTHE PETERSEN Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Arctic as Part of the Global Climate System . . . . . . . . . A. Dynamical Links Between the Arctic and Lower Latitudes . . . III. Description of Models and Scenarios .

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III. The Concept: The Development and Running of ZERO . . . . . . IV. The Book: Idea and Organisation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I. II. 1 2 4 8 9 11 SUMMARY Our continuously changing global environment requires continuous and detailed monitoring for us to understand how ecosystems are structured and function in response to climatic changes. , 1997). Indeed, rather than in boreal and temperate regions, the forecasted climatic changes will be first and most pronounced in the Arctic.

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