Table of contents for Bryophyte ecology and climate change / [edited by] Zoltan Tuba, Nancy G. Slack, Lloyd R. Stark.

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List of contributors; Preface; Part I. Introductory Chapters: 1. The ecological value of bryophytes as indicators of climate change Nancy G. Slack; 2. Bryophyte physiological processes in a changing climate: an overview Zoltán Tuba; Part II. Ecophysiology: 3. Climatic responses and limits of bryophytes: comparisons and contrasts with vascular plants Michael C. F. Proctor; 4. Effects of elevated air CO2 on bryophytes: a review Zoltán Tuba, Edit Ötvös and Ildikó Jócsák; 5. Seasonal and interannual variability of light and UV acclimation in mosses Niina M. Lappalainen, Anna Hyyryla;inen and Satu Huttunen; Part III. Aquatic Bryophytes: 6. Ecological and physiological effects of changing climate on aquatic bryophytes Janice Glime; 7. Aquatic bryophytes under ultraviolet radiation Javier Martinez-Abaigar and Encarnación Núñez-Oliver; Part IV. Desert and Tropical Ecosystems: 8. Responses of a biological crust moss to increased monsoon precipitation and nitrogen deposition in the Mojave desert Lloyd R. Stark, D. Nicholas McLetchie, Stanley D. Smith and Melvin J. Oliver; 9. Ecology of bryophytes in Mojave desert biological soil crusts: effects of elevated CO2 on sex expression, stress tolerance, and productivity in the moss Syntrichia caninervis Mitt. John C. Brinda, Catherine Fernando and Lloyd R. Stark; 10. Responses of epiphytic bryophyte communities to simulated climate change in the tropics Jorge Jácome, S. Robbert Gradstein and Michael Kessler; Part V. Alpine, Arctic, and Antarctic Ecosystems: 11. Effects of climate change on tundra bryophytes Annika K. Ja;gerbrand, Robert G. Björk, Terry Callaghan and Rod Seppelt; 12. Alpine bryophytes as indicators for climate change: a case study from the Austrian Alps Daniela Hohenwallner, Harold G. Zechmeister, Dietmar Moserm, Harald Pauli, Michael Gottfried, Karl Reiter and Georg Grabherr; 13. Bryophytes and lichens in a changing climate: an Antarctic perspective Rod D. Seppelt; Part VI. Sphagnum and Peatlands: 14. Living on the edge: the effects of drought on Canada's western boreal peatlands Melanie Vile, Kimberli D. Scott, Erin Brault, R. Kellman Wieder and Dale H. Vitt; 15. The structure and functional features of sphagnum cover of the northern west Siberian mires in connection with forecasting global environmental and climatic changes Aleksei V. Naumov and Natalia P. Kosykh; 16. The southernmost sphagnum-dominated mires on the plains of Europe: formation, secondary succession, degradation and protection Janos Nagy; Part VII. Changes in Bryophyte Distribution with Climate Change: Data and Models: 17. The role of bryophyte paleoecology in quaternary climate reconstructions Gusztáv Jakab and Pál Sümegi; 18. Signs of climate change in the bryoflora of Hungary Tamás Pócs; 19. Can the effects of climate change on British bryophytes be distinguished from those resulting from other environmental changes? Jeffrey W. Bates and Christopher D. Preston; 20. Climate change and protected areas: how well do our rare bryophytes fare? Barbara J. Anderson and Ralf Ohlemuller; 21. Modeling the distribution of Sematophyllum substrumulosum (Hampe) E. Britton as a signal of climatic changes in Europe Ceci;lia Se;rgio, Rui Figueira and Rui Menezes; 22. Modelling bryophyte productivity across gradients of water availability using canopy form-function relationships Steven Rice, Nathali Neal, Jesse Mango and Kelly Black; Part VIII. Conclusions: 23. Bryophytes as predictors of greenhouse gas enrichment and current climate change L. Dennis Gignac; 24. Conclusions Nancy G. Slack and Lloyd R. Stark; Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bryophytes -- Climatic factors.
Bryophytes -- Ecology.