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Physiological ecology of the Alpine timberline

Walter Tranquillini

Physiological ecology of the Alpine timberline

tree existence in high altitudes with special reference to the European Alps

by Walter Tranquillini

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Timberline.,
  • Trees -- Physiology.,
  • Forest ecology.,
  • Alpine flora.,
  • Timberline -- Alps.,
  • Trees -- Alps -- Physiology.,
  • Forestecology -- Alps.,
  • Alpine flora -- Alps.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Tranquillini ; [translated by Udo Benecke].
    SeriesEcological studies -- v.31
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK938.F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,137p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21339031M
    ISBN 100387090657

    Unlike alpine timberlines, the northern timberline occurs at low elevations. The arctic forest–tundra transition zone in northwestern Canada varies in width, perhaps averaging kilometres (90 mi) and widening markedly from west to east, in contrast with the telescoped alpine timberlines. President of the Alpine Research Station ALPFOR on the Furkapass. Teaching. Diversity and structure of plants, plant physiological ecology and systems ecology, geobotany and vegetation of the earth. Academic memberships. Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna), German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina (Halle), National Academy of India (Foreign Fellow).

    Rexford Daubenmire’s seminal review of alpine timberline in North America remains a valuable classic for timberline scholars. His article was published at a formative time for timberline studi. pline of physiological plant ecology. In the preface of a recent book en titled Arctic Ecosystems in a Chang ing Climate (Chapin et al. ), his colleagues, led by Terry Chapin, wrote: William Dwight Billings has provided inspiration, advice, ex ample, argument, and encourage ment to generations of students of ecology. He has played a leading.

    Physiological ecology of plants of the wet tropics: proceedings of an international symposium held in O Physiological ecology of the Alpine timberline: tree existence at high altitudes with special reference Tropical topics: a compilation / by Stella Martin; Tropical rain-forest: the Leeds Symposium / edited by A.C. Chadwick and S.L.   Alpine flowers bloom in waves, with the first flowers occurring as early as May; look then for blooms of diapensia, alpine azalea, and Lapland rosebay. June brings – among others – the rare dwarf cinquefoil, the white blooms of moss plant, alpine bluets, and Labrador tea, the flowers of small cranberry, and the purple alpine marsh violet.


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The importance of the anatomy of the needles of coniferous trees in determining alpine timberline was studied in the Austrian Alps. Samples of 1- and 2-year-old needles of Picea abies (L.) Karst.

and Pinus cembra L. were made from wind-exposed and wind-protected timberline ( m above sea level (a.s.l.)), and from the kampfzone ( m a.s.l.), forestline ( m a.s.l.), and valley bottom.Limitations to photosynthetic carbon gain in timberline Abies lasiocarpa seedlings during prolonged drought.

Daniel M. Johnson, a William K. Smith a. a Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NCUSA.Tranquillini, W. (). Physiological Ecology of the Alpine Timberline: Tree Existence at High Altitudes with Special Reference to the European Alps (Ecological Studies, 31).

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