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[ix] illustrations I.1. Seaside alders 4 1.1. General Sherman Tree 12 1.2. Chaco Canyon 19 3.1. Temperatures during the past century 44 3.2. Bristlecone pine growth rings 47 3.3. Temperatures during the past two millennia 48 3.4. Ice core layers 50 3.5. Vostok ice core temperature and carbon dioxide measurements 51 3.6. Carbon dioxide measurements at Mauna Loa 67 4.1. Tsalagi, a reconstructed Cherokee village 82 5.1. Deforestation and the water cycle 95 5.2. Deforestation in Haiti and the Dominican Republic 97 5.3. Hubbard Brook watershed 99 5.4. Root pressure 107 6.1. Kansas roadside sign 111 6.2. Lindeman trophic pyramid 114 6.3. Ecosystem cycles 124 7.1. Components of soil 129 7.2. Perennial vs. annual roots 135 8.1. Productivity of plant habitats 140 8.2. Conditions of plant habitats 140 8.3. Timberline whitebark pine 143 8.4. Bristlecone pine 148 8.5. Post oak 151 8.6. Sonoran Desert cacti and shrubs 158 8.7. Sonoran Desert wildflower 159 8.8. Contrasting mountain slopes 162 8.9. Rain shadow 163 8.10. Oaks and boulders 168 Prelims.qxd 11/12/08 4:54 PM Page ix 9.1. Bishop pine saplings 178 9.2. Primary succession 183 9.3. Colonial stone fence 184 9.4. Secondary succession 185 9.5. Ice age vegetation 189 9.6. Kudzu 195 11.1. Sunflower breeding 222 11.2. Cherokee polyculture 225 illustrations [x] Prelims.qxd 11/12/08 4:54 PM Page x ...

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ISBN
9780813546537
Related ISBN
9780813544533
MARC Record
OCLC
318675740
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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