Table of contents for Permafrost ecosystems : Siberian larch forests / Akira Osawa ... [et al.], editors.

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Part 1: Introduction. 1. Introduction - Background and objectives of the field study in Siberia; A. Osawa.- Part 2: Ecological setting. 2. Floristic diversity and its geographical background in Siberia ; O.A. Zyryanova et al.- 3. Geographic distribution and genetics of Siberian larch; A.P. Abaimov.- 4. Wildfire ecology in continuous permafrost zone; M. Sofronov, A. Volokitina.- 5. Recovery of forest vegetation after fire disturbance; A.P. Abaimov et al.- Part 3: Ecosystem dynamics and function. 6. Biomass and productivity of Siberian larch forest ecosystems; T. Kajimoto et al.- 7. Development of stand structure in larch forests; A. Osawa, T. Kajimoto.- 8. Soil carbon and nitrogen storage in Siberian permafrost region; Y. Matsuura.- 9. Soil respiration in larch forests; T. Morishita et al.- 10. Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 (NEE) in a permafrost larch ecosystem; Y. Nakai.- 11. Behavior of dissolved organic carbon in larch ecosystems; A.S. Prokushkin, S. Hobara.- 12. Nitrogen cycling in larch ecosystem; N. Tokuchi et al.- Part 4: Tree physiology and the environment. 13. Photosynthesis of larch trees; T. Koike et al.- 14. Respiration of larch trees; S. Mori.- 15. Root system development of Siberian larch trees; T. Kajimoto.- 16. Seasonal changes in radial growth of Larix gmelinii in central Siberia in relation to its climatic responses; K. Yasue et al.- 17. Dendrochronology of larch trees growing on Siberian permafrost; E.A. Vaganov et al.- Part 5: Ecosystem comparisons. 18. The permafrost larch forests of North America; R.W. Wein.- 19. Characteristics of larch forests in Daxingan Mountains, northeast China; F. Shi et al.- 20. Carbon dynamics of larch plantations in northeast China and Japan; M. Jomura et al.- 21. The role of ectomycorrhizae in boreal forest ecosystems: a forestry perspective; L. Qu et al.- Part 6: Responses to climate change: synthesis. 22. From vegetation zones to climatypes: effects of climate warming on Siberian ecosystems; N.M. Tchebakova et al.- 23. The modeling of forest floors in boreal forests: implications for forest dynamics and climate change; I.A. Nalder, R.W. Wein.- 24. Effects of global warming on ecophysiological responses of larch trees; T. Koike et al.- 25. Climate change and larch forest ecosystems of Siberia: implications for ecosystem structure and function; A. Osawa.-

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Permafrost forest ecology -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Larches -- Ecology -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.