Junk, Wolfgang J.

Amazonian Floodplain Forests

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Table of contents

1. An Introduction to South American Wetland Forests: Distribution, Definitions and General Characterization
Wolfgang J. Junk, Maria T. F. Piedade

2. Development of the Amazon Valley During the Middle to Late Quaternary: Sedimentological and Climatological Observations
Georg Irion, José A. S. N. Mello, Jáder Morais, Maria T. F. Piedade, Wolfgang J. Junk, Linda Garming

3. Remote Sensing of the Distribution and Extent of Wetlands in the Amazon Basin
John M. Melack, Laura L. Hess

4. Phytogeography, Species Diversity, Community Structure and Dynamics of Central Amazonian Floodplain Forests
Florian Wittmann, Jochen Schöngart, Wolfgang J. Junk

5. Tree Phenology in Amazonian Floodplain Forests
Pia Parolin, Florian Wittmann, Jochen Schöngart

Maria T. F. Piedade, Cristiane S. Ferreira, Astrid de Oliveira Wittmann, Marcos Buckeridge, Pia Parolin

7. The Morphology and Anatomy of Tree Roots and Their Aeration Strategies
Karen Haase, Gudrun Rätsch

8. Fine Root Systems and Mycorrhizal Associations in Two Central Amazonian Inundation Forests: Igapó and Várzea
Ulrike Meyer, Wolfgang J. Junk, Christine Linck

9. Morphology and Anatomy of Leaves
Danielle Waldhoff, Pia Parolin

10. Gas Exchange and Photosynthesis
Pia Parolin, Danielle Waldhoff, Maria T. F. Piedade

11. Sap Flow and Stem Respiration
Viviana Horna, Reiner Zimmermann, Ewald Müller, Pia Parolin

12. Fruit and Seed Chemistry, Biomass and Dispersal
Pia Parolin, Danielle Waldhoff, Maria T. F. Piedade

13. Seed Germination and Seedling Establishment of Amazonian Floodplain Trees
Astrid de Oliveira Wittmann, Aline Lopes, Auristela Dos Santos Conserva, Florian Wittmann, Maria T. F. Piedade

14. Nitrogen Balance of a Floodplain Forest of the Amazon River: The Role of Nitrogen Fixation
Jürgen Kern, Heidi Kreibich, Matthias Koschorreck, Assad Darwich

15. Genetic Variability, Divergence and Speciation in Trees of Periodically Flooded Forests of the Amazon: A Case Study of Himatanthus sucuuba (Spruce) Woodson
Cristiane S. Ferreira, Antonio V. O. Figueira, Rogério Gribel, Florian Wittmann, Maria T. F. Piedade

16. The Importance of Amazonian Floodplain Forests for Animal Biodiversity: Beetles in Canopies of Floodplain and Upland Forests
Joachim Adis†, Terry L. Erwin, Leandro D. Battirola, Suzana M. Ketelhut

17. Wood Anatomy and Tree-Ring Structure and Their Importance for Tropical Dendrochronology
Martin Worbes, Esther Fichtler

18. Biomass and Net Primary Production of Central Amazonian Floodplain Forests
Jochen Schöngart, Florian Wittmann, Martin Worbes

19. Use of Amazonian Floodplain Trees
Florian Wittmann, Astrid de Oliveira Wittmann

20. Traditional Timber Harvesting in the Central Amazonian Floodplains
Jochen Schöngart, Helder Lima Queiroz

21. Growth-Oriented Logging (GOL): The Use of Species-Specific Growth Information for Forest Management in Central Amazonian Floodplains
Jochen Schöngart

22. Protected Areas in the Amazonian Várzea and their Role in its Conservation: The Case of Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve (MSDR)
Helder Lima Queiroz, Nelissa Peralta

23. The Role of Floodplain Forests in an Integrated Sustainable Management Concept of the Natural Resources of the Central Amazonian Várzea
Wolfgang J. Junk, Maria T. F. Piedade, Florian Wittmann, Jochen Schöngart

24. Ecophysiology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management of Central Amazonian Floodplain Forests: A Synthesis
Wolfgang J. Junk, Maria T. F. Piedade, Pia Parolin, Florian Wittmann, Jochen Schöngart

Keywords: Life Sciences, Applied Ecology, Tree Biology, Biodiversity, Forestry Management, Freshwater & Marine Ecology

Publication year
Ecological Studies
Natural Sciences

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