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Tropical rain forests

Tropical rain forests rain forests Tropical Proctor John by I Introduction The interest in the world’s rain forests is reflected in the numbers increasing being of Dickinson Nielsen and Balslev books, Holm-Nielsen, e.g., (1987), (1989), Lieth and and Proctor and issues Kitching (1988), Werger (1989) (1989), special of and the of on the The journals myriad papers being produced subject. review covers seven areas of following study. II climate and Microclimate, vegetation change Kira Molion and and Yoda have summaries of (1989) (1987) provided on forest microclimate. links between information microclimate and Important have been made in Australia Turton and Yates et al. (1989) physiology by (1988), al. have studied crown and whilst Chazdon et structure its contribution to (1988) variation in leaf environment for five has light Piper species. Kapos (1989) the effects of isolation on the water status of forest reserves of a quantified range of areas created the ’Minimum critical size of in Brazil. during ecosystems’ project Air and active radiation were elevated and temperature photosynthetically in within 40 m reduced the of reserve and air humidity understorey margins, and deficits were in the interiors of 1 ha higher temperature vapour pressure reserves than in 100 ha reserves. Soil http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Progress in Physical Geography: An International Review of Geographical Work in the Natural and Environmental Sciences SAGE

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rain forests Tropical Proctor John by I Introduction The interest in the world’s rain forests is reflected in the numbers increasing being of Dickinson Nielsen and Balslev books, Holm-Nielsen, e.g., (1987), (1989), Lieth and and Proctor and issues Kitching (1988), Werger (1989) (1989), special of and the of on the The journals myriad papers being produced subject. review covers seven areas of following study. II climate and Microclimate, vegetation change Kira Molion and and Yoda have summaries of (1989) (1987) provided on forest microclimate. links between information microclimate and Important have been made in Australia Turton and Yates et al. (1989) physiology by (1988), al. have studied crown and whilst Chazdon et structure its contribution to (1988) variation in leaf environment for five has light Piper species. Kapos (1989) the effects of isolation on the water status of forest reserves of a quantified range of areas created the ’Minimum critical size of in Brazil. during ecosystems’ project Air and active radiation were elevated and temperature photosynthetically in within 40 m reduced the of reserve and air humidity understorey margins, and deficits were in the interiors of 1 ha higher temperature vapour pressure reserves than in 100 ha reserves. Soil

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Progress in Physical Geography: An International Review of Geographical Work in the Natural and Environmental SciencesSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 1990

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