Baldwin, I.T.

A History of Atmospheric CO2 and Its Effects on Plants, Animals, and Ecosystems

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Part 1.. The Atmospheric CO2 Record

1. The Rise of Trees and How They Changed Paleozoic Atmospheric CO2, Climate, and Geology
Robert A. Berner

2. Atmospheric CO2 During the Late Paleozoic and Mesozoic: Estimates from Indian Soils
Prosenjit Ghosh, S.K. Bhattacharya, Parthasarathi Ghosh

3. Alkenone-Based Estimates of Past CO2 Levels: A Consideration of Their Utility Based on an Analysis of Uncertainties
Katherine H. Freeman, Mark Pagani

4. Atmospheric CO2 Data from Ice Cores: Four Climatic Cycles
Thomas Blunier, Eric Monnin, Jean-Marc Barnola

5. Atmospheric CO2 and 13CO2 Exchange with the Terrestrial Biosphere and Oceans from 1978 to 2000: Observations and Carbon Cycle Implications
Charles D. Keeling, Stephen C. Piper, Robert B. Bacastow, Martin Wahlen, Timothy P. Whorf, Martin Heimann, Harro A. Meijer

Part 2.. Biotic Responses to Long-Term Changes in Atmospheric CO2

6. Evolutionary Responses of Land Plants to Atmospheric CO2
David J. Beerling

7. Cretaceous CO2 Decline and the Radiation and Diversification of Angiosperms
Jennifer C. McElwain, K.J. Willis, R. Lupia

8. Influence of Uplift, Weathering, and Base Cation Supply on Past and Future CO2 Levels
Jacob R. Waldbauer, C. Page Chamberlain

9. Atmospheric CO2, Environmental Stress, and the Evolution of C4 Photosynthesis
Rowan F. Sage

10. The Influence of Atmospheric CO2, Temperature, and Water on the Abundance of C3/C4 Taxa
James R. Ehleringer

11. Evolution and Growth of Plants in a Low CO2 World
Joy K. Ward

12. Environmentally Driven Dietary Adaptations in African Mammals
Thure E. Cerling, John M. Harris, Meave G. Leakey

13. Terrestrial Mammalian Herbivore Response to Declining Levels of Atmospheric CO2 During the Cenozoic: Evidence from North American Fossil Horses (Family Equidae)
Bruce J. MacFadden

14. CO2, Grasses, and Human Evolution
Nicholaas J. Merwe

Part 3.. Atmospheric CO2 and Modern Ecosystems

15. The Carbon Cycle over the Past 1000 Years Inferred from the Inversion of Ice Core Data
Cathy Trudinger, Ian Enting, David Etheridge, Roger Francey, Peter Rayner

16. Remembrance of Weather Past: Ecosystem Responses to Climate Variability
David Schimel, Galina Churkina, Bobby H. Braswell, James Trenbath

17. Effects of Elevated CO2 on Keystone Herbivores in Modern Arctic Ecosystems
Scott R. McWilliams, James O. Leafloor

Part 4.. Ecosystem Responses to a Future Atmospheric CO2

18. Modern and Future Forests in a Changing Atmosphere
Richard J. Norby, Linda A. Joyce, Stan D. Wullschleger

19. Modern and Future Semi-Arid and Arid Ecosystems
M. Rebecca Shaw, Travis E. Huxman, Christopher P. Lund

20. Effects of CO2 on Plants at Different Timescales
Belinda E. Medlyn, Ross E. McMurtrie

21. Herbivory in a World of Elevated CO2
Richard L. Lindroth, M. Denise Dearing

22. Borehole Temperatures and Climate Change: A Global Perspective
Robert N. Harris, David S. Chapman


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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