Item description for Plant Litter: Decomposition, Humus Formation, Carbon Sequestration by Björn Berg...
This fully revised and updated 2nd edition of Plant Litter focuses on decomposition processes in natural terrestrial systems such as boreal and temperate forests. The availability of several long-term studies from these forest types allows a more in-depth approach to the later stages of decomposition as well as to humus formation. It further briefly explores how processes are modified due to anthropogenic influences. Earlier findings are re-evaluated in light of recent research and with relevance to current areas of investigation. New concepts that modify or go beyond those already presented are covered and a new chapter on patterns of decomposition and accumulation on a regional scale was introduced.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 18, 2007
ISBN 3540749225 ISBN13 9783540749226