Essays about: "mosaic vegetation patterns"

Found 4 essays containing the words mosaic vegetation patterns.

  1. 1. Phytomass and Soil Organic Carbon Inventories Related to Land Cover Classification and Periglacial Features at Ari-Mas and Logata, Taimyr Peninsula

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi (INK)

    Author : Justine Ramage; [2012]
    Keywords : Permafrost; Soil Organic Carbon; Arctic; Arctic Phytomass; Land Cover Classification;

    Abstract :  The predicted increase in atmospheric temperatures is expected to affect the turnover of soil organic carbon in permafrost soils through modifications of the soil thermal regime. However, the tundra biome is formed of a mosaic of diverse landscape types with differing patterns of soil organic carbon storage and partitioning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mauritania and Senegal coastal area urbanization, ground water flood risk in Nouakchott and Land use/land cover change in Mbour area

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Adama Ouattara; [2011]
    Keywords : geography; physical geography; urban area expansion; coastal area; population; ground water flood; land cover land use; normalized difference vegetation index; geographical information system; remote sensing.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urbanization has increased significantly in Mauritania and Senegal during the last decades since the countries gained independence. In both countries most of the important cities are located in their coastal area. Cities inherited from the colonial period expand both in size and inhabitants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Degrading palsa mires in northern Europe : changing vegetation in an altering climate and its potential impact on greenhouse gas fluxes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Julia Karlgård; [2008]
    Keywords : geography; physical geography; palsa mires; northern Europe; greenhouse gas fluxes; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The on-going global warming is projected to have large impacts on the arctic and subarctic environment. Especially vulnerable are ecosystems with narrow climatic envelopes and with small possibilities of adaptation. An example of this is the palsa mires, subarctic mire complexes with patches of permafrost. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rule-based land cover classification and erosion risk assessment of the Krkonose National Park, Czech Republic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Annika H Hyltén; Eva Uggla; [2000]
    Keywords : geomorphology; physical geography; pollution; Czech Republic; mosaic vegetation patterns; soil acidification; mapping; pedology; cartography; climatology; naturgeografi; geomorfologi; marklära; kartografi; klimatologi; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Populärvetenskaplig sammanfattning: Krkonoše national park är beläget i Sudeterna vid gränsen mellan Tjeckien och Polen. Parken karakteriseras av stora variationer i altitud och ett mosaikliknande vegetationsmönster. READ MORE