Korrespondierender Autor

Ecology

Research report (imported) 2007 - Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology

Diversity and sustainable management of Amazonian floodplain forests

Authors

Schöngart, Jochen; Wittmann, Florian; Junk, Wolfgang J.

Departments

Tropenökologie (W. Junk) (Dr. Wolfgang Junk)
MPI für Evolutionsbiologie, Plön

Amazonian floodplain forests are endangered due to their easy accessibility, nutrient-rich soils and richness in natural resources. Information on diversity, dynamics and tree growth in relation to environmental factors is the basis for the development of sustainable management concepts to guarantee their multiple ecological functions and at the same time the supply of natural resources for the local populations.
 
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