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Cover for Managing movements of water, solutes and soil: from plot to landscape scale.

This paper focuses on the biophysical aspects of lateral water movement and its consequences for the movement of solutes and soil. Different types and arrangements of land use affecting these types of lateral flow are considered. The effects of spatial variation, belts of trees, short rotations,...

Author(s)
Ranieri, S. B. L.; Stirzaker, R.; Suprayogo, D.; Purwanto, E.; Willigen, P. de; Noordwijk, M. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996736)
Type
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Cover for Keystone arthropods as webmasters in desert ecosystems.

Despite the paucity of literature on patch generation in desert landscapes, there are several studies that provide evidence for the keystone role of ants and termites as agents which affect landscape heterogeneity at the different spatial and temporal scales reviewed here. How termites and ants...

Author(s)
Whitford, W. G.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 085199394X)
Type
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Cover for Potential effects of environmental change on landslide hazards in forest environments.

The interactive roles of the natural factors that contribute to landslide initiation and potential climate changes are complex. Additional complexity is added when changing forest land uses are considered. Thus, while it is impossible to ascertain specific patterns of landslide response to possible ...

Author(s)
Sidle, R. C.; Dhakal, A. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995985)
Type
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Cover for Natural hazards in forests: glacier and permafrost effects as related to climate change.

Atmospheric warming is predicted to be greater in polar regions than at lower latitudes and more pronounced at high altitudes than in lowlands. In polar regions, air and ground warming may lead to a more northerly extension of the boreal forest, as growing seasons lengthen and become warmer....

Author(s)
Haeberli, W.; Burn, C. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995985)
Type
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