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Pignatti, Erika

Plant Life of the Dolomites

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Table of contents

1. The Environment of the Dolomites: A General Outline
Erika Pignatti, Sandro Pignatti

Part I. The Human Habitat

2. Stable Meadows and Vegetation of Fields and Human Settlements
Erika Pignatti, Sandro Pignatti

Part II. Natural Forests and Meadows on the Valley Floor and in the Montane Habitat

3. Forests of Broadleaved Trees and Shrubs at Low Elevations
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4. Arid and Steppe Grasslands
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Part III. The Subalpine Habitat: The Coniferous Forest Belt

5. The Alpine Taiga (Coniferous Forests and Heaths with Rhododendrons)
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6. Subalpine Broadleaved Shrub Communities
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7. Wet Habitats
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Part IV. Alpine Vegetation on Granite, Porphyry, and Volcanic Rock

8. Alpine Grasslands with Acidocline Species
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Part V. The Ascent Toward the Cliffs: The Screes

9. Plant Life on Dolomitic and Calcareous Scree
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Part VI. Alpine Vegetation on Dolomite and Limestones

10. Alpine Grasslands on Limestones and Dolomites
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11. Pioneer Patches and Discontinuous Vegetation of Ridges and Peak Habitats
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12. Snowbeds
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13. Rupestrian Habitats
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Part VII. Synthesis, Data Interpretation and Statistical Calculations

14. Energy Flow and Vegetation
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15. Soil and Vegetation: Bioindicators
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16. Biomass and Biodiversity: The Classical Approach
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17. Vegetation in a Diachronic View
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18. Phytogeographical and Ecological Indicators
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19. The Landscape of the Dolomites
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Part VIII. Conclusions

20. A New Paradigm: The Approach to Complexity
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21. Conclusions
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22. The Dolomites: The Heritage of All Humanity
Erika Pignatti, Sandro Pignatti

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Ecology, Plant Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography, Plant Physiology, Terrestial Ecology, Biogeosciences

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Page amount
37 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642310430

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