Home

About

Advanced Search

Browse by Discipline

Scientific Societies

E-print Alerts

Add E-prints

E-print Network
FAQHELPSITE MAPCONTACT US


  Advanced Search  

 
Scaling metabolism from organisms to ecosystems
 

Summary: ..............................................................
Scaling metabolism from organisms
to ecosystems
Brian J. Enquist*, Evan P. Economo*, Travis E. Huxman*,
Andrew P. Allen, Danielle D. Ignace* & James F. Gillooly
* Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson,
Arizona 85721, USA
Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, 1919 M. Street, NW, Suite 600,
Washington DC 20036, USA
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
87131, USA
.............................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding energy and material fluxes through ecosystems is
central to many questions in global change biology and ecology111
.
Ecosystem respiration is a critical component of the carbon
cycle1,57
and might be important in regulating biosphere
response to global climate change13
. Here we derive a general

  

Source: Allen, Andrew P. - National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California at Santa Barbara
Economo, Evan P. - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Gillooly, Jamie - Department of Biology, University of Florida

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology