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Title The biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin / edited by Michael E. McClain, Reynaldo L. Victoria, Jeffrey E. Richey
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 365 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The relevance of biogeochemistry to Amazon development and conservation / Michael McClain -- General characteristics and variability of climate in the Amazon basin and its links to the global climate system / Jose A. Marengo & Carlos A. Nobre -- The atmospheric component of biogeochemical cycles in the Amazon basin / Paulo Artaxo -- Soil versus biological controls on nutrient cycling in terra firme forests / Elvira Cuevas -- Nutrient cycling as a function of landscape and biotic characteristics in the cerrados of Central Brazil / M. Haridasan -- Linking biogeochemical cycles to cattle pasture management and sustainability in the Amzaon basin / Moacyr B. Dias-Filho, Eric A. Davidson & Claudio J. Reis de Carvalho -- Nutrient considerations in the use of silviculture for land development and rehabilitation in the Amazon / Florencia Montagnini -- Extractive reserves and participatory research as factors in the biogeochemistry of the Amazon basin / Foster Brown, Karen Kainer & Eufran do Amaral -- The recovery of biomass, nutrient stocks, and deep-soil functions in secondary forests / Daniel Nepstad, Paulo R.S. Moutinho & Daniel Markewitz -- The interface between economics and nutrient cycling in Amazon land development / Carl F. Jordan -- Carbon storage in biomass and soils / Martial Bernoux [and others] -- Terrestrial inputs to Amazon streams and internal biogeochemical processing / Michael E. McClain & Helmut Elsenbeer -- Geo-ecological controls on elemental fluxes in communities of higher plants in Amazonian floodplains / Maria Tereza F. Piedade, Martin Worbes & Wolfgang J. Junk -- Biogeochemistry of Amazon floodplain lakes and associated wetlands / John M. Melack & Bruce R. Forsberg -- Organic matter and nutrients in the mainstem Amazon River / Allan H. Devol & John I. Hedges -- Trace elements in the mainstem Amazon River / Patrick T. Seyler & Gerald R. Boaventura -- Biogeochemical processes on the Amazon shelf: changes in dissolved and particulate fluxes during river/ocean mixing / David J. DeMaster & Robert C. Aller
Summary 1. The Relevance of Biogeochemistry to Amazon Development and Conservation, Michael McClain. 2. General Characteristic and Variability of Climate in the Amazon Basin and its Links to the Global Climate System, Jose A. Marengo and Carlos A. Nobre. 3. The Atmospheric Component of Biogeochemical Cycles in the Amazon Basin, Paulo Artaxo. 4. Soil Versus Biological Controls on Nutrient Cycling in Terra Firme Forests, Elvira Cuevas. 5. Nutrient Cycling as a Function of Landscape and Biotic Characteristics in the Cerrados of Central Brazil, M. Haridasan. 6. Linking Biogeochemical Cycles to Cattle Past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Biogeochemistry -- Amazon River Watershed.
Form Electronic book
Author McClain, Michael E.
Richey, Jeffrey Edward, 1946-
Victoria, Reynaldo L.
LC no. 00041642
ISBN 0195354230 (electronic bk.)
9780195354232 (electronic bk.)