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Ecological Core Concepts -- Landscapes and larger scales

Discipline Specific Core Concepts Classifications
Biodiversity patterns at larger scales (15)
Biomes (2)
Global biogeochemical cycles (3)
Paleoecology (1)
Spatial heterogeneity and connectivity (14)

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View Resource Issues in Ecology, Issue 01: Human Alteration of the Global Nitrogen Cycle: Causes and Consequences

This report presents an overview of how humans have altered the global nitrogen cycle. An introduction to the nitrogen cycle is provided; as well as human induced nitrogen fixation and its impact on the atmosphere, carbon cycle, aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem function, and biodiversity. The importance of nitrogen as a primary building block of life and its role in biological processes is also...

 

Publisher: EcoEd Digital Library

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View Resource Obtaining sediment core from Windy Lake in British Columbia

This photograph shows scientists obtaining sediment core, which is useful in studying changes in forest composition, the frequency of forest fires, and climate change over the past 10,000 years. Pollen charcoal, and chemistry of lake sediments are used for this work.

 

Publisher: EcoEd Digital Library

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