This book is devoted to the assessment of terrestrial net primary productivity. This is defined as the total amount of energy acquired by green plants during photosynthesis, minus the energy lost through respiration. As the global climate changes, it is important that scientists understand the related changes in global biological productivity. This book should be of interest to anyone interested by the relationship between productivity and ecosystem structure and function. Those interested in climate change, the impact of ...

Terrestrial Global Productivity 2001, Academic Press, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780125052900