Increased rainfall ameliorates the negative effect of trampling on the growth of High Arctic forage lichens
2001 (English)In: SYMBIOSIS, ISSN 0334-5114, Vol. 31, no 1-3, 153-171 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Recolonisation of trampled lichen pastures in the High Arctic is dependent on the regrowth from small fragments of lichen thalli. Intact lichens have been shown to grow most rapidly during periods of sustained moisture caused by rainfall or cloudy days. C
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INT SCIENCE SERVICES/BALABAN PUBLISHERS , 2001. Vol. 31, no 1-3, 153-171 p.
Cetraria; lichens; relative growth rates; climate change; Arctic; trampling; reindeer; Rangifer spp; PHOTOSYNTHESIS; PHYSIOLOGY
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-37814OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-37814DiVA: diva2:65713
Addresses: Cooper EJ, Norwegian Polar Inst, Polarmiljosenteret, N-9296 Tromso, Norway. Norwegian Polar Inst, N-9296 Tromso, Norway. Uppsala Univ, Dept Earth Sci, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden.2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14