publication . Article . Book . 2016

Climate Change Impacts on High-Altitude Ecosystems

Öztürk M.; Hakeem K.R.; Faridah-Hanum I.; Efe R.;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2016 Journal: Mountain Research and Development (issn: 0276-4741, eissn: 1994-7151, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: International Mountain Society
  • Country: Turkey
Abstract
This book covers studies on the systematics of plant taxa andwill include general vegetational aspects and ecological characteristicsof plant life at altitudes above 1000 m. from different parts of the world. Thisvolumealso addresseshow upcoming climate change scenarios will impact high altitude plant life. It presents case studies from the most important mountainous areas like the Himalayas, Caucasus and South America covering the countries like Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Kirghizia, Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Americas. The book will serve as an invaluable resourcesource undergraduates, graduate students, and researche...
Subjects
free text keywords: book review, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Environmental protection, Ecological forecasting, Effects of high altitude on humans, Effects of global warming, Agroforestry, Ecosystem, Climate change, Geology
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