boreal forest

Boreal black spruce forests typically have relatively open canopies that allow a significant portion of incoming radiation to reach the ground vegetation. Forest floor GPP (Gross Primary Productivity) is thus a potentially important process that can represent a significant portion of C assimilation in such ecosystems and can be as high as 50% on certain days.

Environmental Studies in the Boreal Forest Zone: IPY Institute

Thu, 12/06/2007 - 01:00

The Summer IPY Institute provided a unique opportunity for participants to learn about the climate and environment of Northern Eurasia from leading scientists and educators in a wide spectrum of polar and Earth-system science disciplines including meteorology, biology, chemistry, and Earth-system modeling. Read More

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