Table of contents for Forest ecosystems analysis at multiple scales / Richard H. Waring, Steven W. Running.

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CONTENTS
Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgements
XI
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xv
xvii
 
1. Forest Ecosystem Analysis at Multiple Time and Space Scales
1.	Introduction
II.	The Scientific Domain of Forest Ecosystem Analysis
III.	The Space/Time Domain of Ecosystem Analysis
IV.	Time and Space Scaling from the Stand/Seasonal Level
V.	Management Applications of Ecosystem Analysis
V].	Related Textbooks
VII.	Accompanying CD-ROM
2 4 10 14 16 16
 
SECTION I. Introduction to Analysis of Seasonal Cycles of Water, Carbon, and Minerals through Forest Stands
2. Water Cycles
I.	Introduction
II.	Heat and Water Vapor Transfer from Vegetation
HI.	Water Flow through Trees
IV.	Water Storage and Losses from Snow
V.	Water Flow across and through Soil
VI.	Coupled Water Balance Models
VII.	Summary
19 21 34 46
50 52 57
 
3. Carbon Cycle
1.	Introduction
II.	Photosynthesis
III. Autotrophic Respiration
IV. Heterotrophic Respiration
59 62 67 71
 
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V.	Modeling Photosynthesis and Respiration
VI.	Net Primary Production and Allocation
VII.	Comparison of Forest Ecosystem Models
VIH.	Summary
76 82 96 98
 
4. Mineral Cycles
1.	introduction
II.	Plant Processes Affecting Nutrient Cycling
III. Sources of Nutrients
IV. Soil and Litter Processes
V.	Mass Balance and Models of Mineral Cycles
VI.	Summary
99 100 111
119 138 144
 
Section II.	Introduction to Temporal Scaling
5. Temporal Changes in Forest Structure and Function
I.	Introduction
II.	Structural Stages in Stand Development
III. Functional Responses of Stands at Different Stages \n Development
IV. Looking Back in Time
V. Ecosystem Models, Projections Forward in Time VI. Summary
149
151 159 162 168 180
 
6. Susceptibility and Response of Forests to Disturbance
I.	Introduction
II.	Biotic Factors
HI.	Abiotic Factors
IV.	Summary
183 184
203 218
SECTION III. Introduction to Spatial Scaling and Spatial/Temporal Modeling
7. Spatial Scaling Methods for Landscape land Regional Ecosystem Analysis
I. Introduction	225
II. Abiotic Site Variables	231
III.	Providing the Driving Variables, Climatology	236
IV.	Describing the Ecosystem	243
V. Spatially Explicit Landscape Pattern Analysis	257
VI. Data Layer Inconsistencies	259
VII. Summary	259
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8. Regional and Landscape Ecological Analysis
1.	Introduction
II.	Horizontal Connections: Biolic Analysis of Forest Patterns
III. Vertical Connections: Forest-Atmosphere Interactions
IV. Vertical and Horizontal Connections: Regional Biogeochemislry
V.	Summary
261
262 272 274 288
 
9. The	Role of Forests in Global Ecology
1.	Introduction
II.	Global Forest Distribution
III.	Forest-Climate Interactions
IV.	Forests in the Global Carbon Cycle
V.	Forests and Biodiversity
VI.	Sustainability of Global Forests
VII.	Summary
291
292 300 303 310
314 315
 
10. Eddy-Covariance Fluxes
1. Introduction
II. New Remote Sensing of Forests III. Climate Change and Forests
317 328 337
 
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index
345 347 409

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Forest ecology.
Forest management.