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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066000
Description: This study set out to test three hypotheses explaining the existence of closed canopied versus open ecosystems in the same landscape and on the same parent rocks. Our data lent no support to the first ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/327561
Description: Ecologists have long sought to understand the factors controlling the structure of savanna vegetation. Using data from 2154 sites in savannas across Africa, Australia, and South America, we found that ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Biome shift | CDM | Forest | Grassland | Savanna
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/309675
Description: Tropical grassy biomes (TGBs) are globally extensive, provide critical ecosystem services, and influence the earth-atmosphere system. Yet, globally applied biome definitions ignore vegetation characte ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163610
Description: We aimed to identify the limits of savanna across Africa, Australia and South America. We based our investigation on the rich history of hypotheses previously examined: that the limits of savanna are ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/138762
Description: Savannas are defined based on vegetation structure, the central concept being a discontinuous tree cover in a continuous grass understorey. However, at the high-rainfall end of the tropical savanna bi ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106062
Description: Fire is a worldwide phenomenon that appears in the geological record soon after the appearance of terrestrial plants. Fire influences global ecosystem patterns and processes, including vegetation dist ... More
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