Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems

 
 
CRC Press Inc
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 20. Dezember 1999
 
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  • Hardcover
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  • 456 Seiten
978-1-56670-485-4 (ISBN)
 
Tropical ecosystems - the regions between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn - play an important role in global processes, economic issues, and political concerns. In their natural state, tropical ecosystems support a large quantity of above- and below-ground biomass, and constitute a major part of the terrestrial carbon pool. Conversion of the natural ecosystem to agriculture and forestry ecosystems disturbs this ecological balance.
Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems presents data on carbon pool fluxes from case studies in 12 countries in tropical regions. The chapters cover:

- Characteristics of tropical ecosystems

- Soil and biotic carbon pools

- Impacts of land use and soil management

- Slash-and-burn practices

- Crop residue and fertility management
This volume adds to the understanding of pedospheric processes in tropical ecosystems and how to better use soils as a sink for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. With Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems you will understand the link between soil productivity, environmental quality and the global carbon cycle, not only in these ecologically sensitive regions but worldwide.
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Carbon Pool in Tropical Ecosystems
Tropical Ecosystems and the Global Carbon C Cycle, R. Lal and J. Kimble
Carbon Stocks in the Brazilian Amazon, C. Cerri, M. Bernoux, D. Arrouays, B.J. Feigl, and M.C. Piccolo
Carbon Pools in Forest Ecosystems of Australia and Oceania, P.K. Khanna, P. Snowden, and J. Bauhus
Organic Carbon Stock in Soils of India, M. Velayutham, D.K. Pal, and T. Bhattscharya
Land Use and Carbon Pool in Soils of Africa
Slash and Burn Effects on Carbon Stocks in the Humid Tropics, P.L. Woomer, C.A. Palm, J. Alegre, C. Castilla, D.G. Cordeiro, K. Hairiah, J. Kotto-Same, A. Moukam, A. Reise, V. Rodrigues, and M. van Noordwijk
Crop Residue and Fertilizer Management to Improve Soil Organic Carbon Content, Soil Quality and Productivity in the Desert Margins of West Africa, A. Bationo, S.P. Wani, C.L. Bielders, P.L.G. Vlek, and A.U. Mokwunye
Restorative Effects of Mucuna Utilis on Soil Organic C Pool of a Severely Eroded Alfisol in Western Nigeria, R. Lal
Land Use and Cropping Systems Effects on Restoring Soil Carbon Pool of Degraded Alfisols in Western Nigeria, R. Lal
Land Use and Carbon Pool in Soils of Tropical America
Impact of Conversion of Brazilian Cerrados to Cropland and Pastureland on Soil Carbon Pool and Dynamics, D.V.S. Resck, C.A. Vasconcelloos, L. Vilela, and C.M. Macedo
Soil Carbon Accumulation or Loss Following Deforestation for Pasture in the Brazilian Amazon, C. Neill and E.A. Davidson
The Potential and Dynamics of Carbon Sequestration in Traditional and Modified Fallow Systems of the Eastern Amazon Region, Brazil, M. Denich, M. Kanashiro, and P.L.G. Vlek
Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Land-Use Change in Brazil's Amazon Region, P.M. Fearnside
Land Use Impact on Carbon Dynamics in Soils of the Arid and Semi-Arid Tropics, B.A. Stewart and C.A. Robinson
Land Use and Carbon Pool in Soils of Asia and the Pacific
Impact of Land Use and Management Practices on Organic Carbon Dynamics in Soils of India, A. Swarup, M.C. Manna, and G.B. Singh
Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Carbon Sequestration in Australian Tropical Soils, R.C. Dalal and J.O. Carter
Basic Soil Processes and Carbon Dynamics
Soil Aggregation and C Sequestration, R. Lal
Monitoring and Prediction
Methods of Analysis for Soil Carbon: An Overview, H.H. Cheng and J. Kimble
Modeling Soil Carbon Dynamics in Tropical Ecosystems, P. Smith, P. Falloon, K. Coleman, J. Smith, M. Piccolo, C. Cerri, M. Bernoux, D. Jenkinson, J.Ingram, J. Szabó, and L. Pásztor
Evaluating Tropical Soil Properties with Pedon Data, Satellite Imagery, and Neural Networks, E. Levine, D. Kimes, S. Fifer, and R. Nelson
Geographic Assessment of Carbon Stored in Amazonian Terrestrial Ecosystems and Their Soils in Particular, W.G. Sombroek, P.M. Fearnside, and M. Cravo
Carbon Dioxide Measurements in the Nocturnal Boundary Layer over Amazonian Tropical Forest, G. Fisch, A.D. Culf, Y. Malhi, C.A. Nobre, and A.D. Nobre
Atmospheric CO2 Fluxes and Soil Respiration Measurements over Sugarcane in Southeast Brazil, H.R. DaRocha, O.M.R. Cabral, M.A.F. Da Silva Dias, M.A. Ligo, J.A. Elbers, H.C. Freitas, C.V. Randow, and O. Brunini
Research and Development Priorities
What Do We Know and What Needs to be Known and Implemented for C Sequestration in Tropical Ecosystems, R. Lal and J.M. Kimble
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