Ecohydrology of water-controlled ecosystems: Soil moisture and plant dynamics

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, Amilcare Michele M. Porporato

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Abstract

Addressing the connections between the hydrologic cycle and plant ecosystems, the authors build suitable mathematical models and apply them to studying the ecosystem structure. Response to rainfall and climate forcing is analyzed from different areas of the world, including savannas, grasslands and forests. The book will appeal to advanced students and researchers in environmental science, hydrology, ecology, earth science, civil and environmental engineering, agriculture, and atmospheric science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages458
Volume9780521819435
ISBN (Electronic)9780511535727
ISBN (Print)0521819431, 9780521819435
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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