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IAI-Data-CRN_012_Austin_POSIT-DEC: The importance of position of senescent material on decomposition and nutrient release
Entry ID: IAIDIS760

Abstract: The importance of standing dead material, including coarse woody
debris in forests, has been shown to be important in the regeneration
of forests, and critical for maintaining a variety of ecosystem
processes. At the same time, the importance of standing dead material,
and the dynamic of recycling of this senescent material in arid and
semiarid ecoystems is much less well understood. In addition, ... View entire text
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Dataset Originator/Creator: Austin, A.T.
Dataset Title: IAI-Data-CRN_012_Austin_POSIT-DEC
Dataset Series Name: The Role of Biodiversity and Climate in the Functioning of Ecosystems: A Comparative Study or Grasslands, Savannas, and Forests
Dataset Publisher: IAI
Issue Identification: IAI-Data-CRN_012_Austin_POSIT-DEC
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Province or State: Sao Paulo
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Country: BRAZIL
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23