Tropical Forest Diversity and Dynamism
Findings from a Large-Scale Plot Network
Written by experts in the field of tropical ecology, Tropical Forest Diversity and Dynamism will appeal to students and professionals with an interest in community ecology and patterns of diversity.
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of the Plots
Part 3: Habitat Specialization and Species Rarity in Forest Dynamics Plots
Part 4: Local Variation in Canopy Disturbance and Soil Structure
Part 5: The Diversity of Tropical Trees: Background
Part 6: The Diversity of Tropical Trees: The Role of Pest Pressure
Part 7: Forest Dynamics Plots
List of Contributors
"The book's main strength is that it summarizes a truly impressive amount of data about tropical forest structure, diversity, and turnover."