By James R. Ehleringer, Thure Cerling, M. Denise Dearing
Established in large study in geology, atmospheric technological know-how, and paleontology, this e-book bargains a close historical past of CO2 within the surroundings, and an figuring out of things that experience motivated adjustments long ago. The textual content illuminates the function of atmospheric CO2 within the smooth carbon cycle and within the evolution of crops and animals, and addresses the long run position of atmospheric CO2 and its most likely results on ecosystems.
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At places, pedogenic modiﬁcation extended up to the coarse-grained abandoned channels and the wings of the main channel 18 Prosenjit Ghosh et al. 6 (A) Calcic paleosol proﬁle of the Bagra Formation; note a horizon of coalesced globules in the upper part of the proﬁle and a zone of well-developed, vertical rhizocretions in the lower part (hammer included for scale). (B) Bedding plane view of a rhizocretion associated with paleosol proﬁle of the Bagra Formation. The outline of the rhizocretion is marked by arrows; note the coaxial zonation within the rhizocretion.
A History of Atmospheric CO2 and Its Effects on Plants, Animals, and Ecosystems (Ecological Studies) by James R. Ehleringer, Thure Cerling, M. Denise Dearing