This book focuses on how climate affects or affected the biosphere and vice versa both in the present and in the past. The chapters describe how ecosystems from the Antarctic and Arctic, and from other latitudes, respond to global climate change. The papers highlight plant responses to atmospheric CO2 increase, to global warming and to increased ultraviolet-B radiation as a result of stratospheric ozone depletion.Table 3. Vegetation cover of tundra plant species S. polaris, P. hyperboreum, S. uncinata and Cassiope tetragona exposed to enhanced UV-B for 1 (2002) and 2 (2003) years (small UV lamp plots), for the other species cover estimates of 2002, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Plants and Climate Change|
|Author||:||Jelte Rozema, Rien Aerts, Hans Cornelissen|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-01-19|