Scaling Physiological Processes

Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0323139574
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This book focuses on extending concepts from plant physiological ecology as a basis for understanding carbon, energy, and biogeochemical cycles at ecosystem, regional, and global levels.

Scaling Relations In Experimental Ecology

Author: Robert H. Gardner
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023152904X
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Ecological scaling: Mammals and birds. Annual Review of Ecology and
Systematics 14:213–230. Caldwell, M. M., P. A. Matson, C. Wessman, and J.
Gamon. 1993. Prospects for scaling. In J. R. Ehleringer and C. B. Field, eds.,
Scaling Physiological Processes: Leaf to Globe, pp. 223–230. San Diego:
Academic Press. Carpenter, S. R. 1996. Microcosm experiments have limited
relevance for community and ecosystem ecology. Ecology 77:677–680.
Carpenter, S. R., S. W. Chisholm, ...

Scaling In Biology

Author: James H. Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195131428
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Quarter-Power Allometric Scaling in Vascular Plants: Functional Basis and
Ecological Consequences Brian J. Enquist Geoffrey B. West James H. Brown 1
Nevertheless, there are few mechanistic models that attempt to link the
relationships between whole plant architectural geometry, microscopic anatomy
of the vascular system, and the physiological process of fluid flow, either within
the different parts of a ...

Metabolic Ecology

Author: Richard M. Sibly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119968518
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2 Major physiological and ecological processes in phytoplankton scale with cell
size and temperature. The scaling relationships and the corresponding
exponents can often be derived based on first principles, such as surface area to
volume relationships, and MTE considerations, such as fractal scaling of supply
networks. 3 The scaling relationships in phytoplankton are sensitive to
environmental conditions, resource availability in particular, and can deviate from
the predicted ...

Scale Free Dynamics And Critical Phenomena In Cortical Activity

Author: Biyu J. He
Publisher: Frontiers E-books
ISBN: 288919129X
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Such systems are broadly referred to as “scale—free” (Bassingthwaighte et al.,
1994). There is growing evidence that physiological processes can exhibit
fluctuations without characteristic scales and that this scale—free dynamics is
important for their function (Bassingth— waighte et al., 1994; Bak, 1996;
Goldberger et al., 2002; Stam, 2005; Ghosh et al., 2008; He et al., 2010; West,
2010). Detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA; Peng et al., 1994), a method for ana
— lyzing scaling ...

Ecophysiology Of Coniferous Forests

Author: William K. Smith
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080925936
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Coastal Plant Communities of Latin America, 1992 JAMES R. EHLERINGER and
CHRISTOPHER B. FIELD (Eds.). Scaling Physiological Processes: Leaf to Globe,
FARQUHAR (Eds.). Stable Isotopes and Plant Carbon—Water Relations, 1993 E.
-D. SCHULZE (Ed.). Flux Control in Biological Systems, 1993 MARTYN M.
CALDWELL and ROBERT W. PEARCY (Eds.). Exploitation of Environmental
Heterogeneity by ...

Photosynthetic Adaptation

Author: William K Smith
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387272674
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This class of process-oriented models has typically a hierarchical structure,
scaling physical and physiological processes from a single leaf to higher
hierarchical orders such as single crown, vegetation canopies, and landscape
mosaics (e.g., Bal— docchi and Harley 1995). The predictions of SVAT models
are strongly affected by the scaling strategies adopted for the integration of the
leaf—level photosyn— thetic response with the light climate (Law et al. 2001).
There is a plethora of ...

Advances In Chemical Physics Fractals Diffusion And Relaxation In Disordered Complex Systems

Author: Yuri P. Kalmykov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471725084
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Herein we view our efforts midway between the two because fractal physiology is
still a work in progress and much of what we present may prove to be irrelevant,
whereas some of it might be even more significant than we can now appreciate. II
physiological processes with an empirical study of the scaling behavior of time
series obtained from the quantitative measurements of certain physiologic
systems—for ...

Patterns Of Intuition

Author: Gerhard Nierhaus
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401795614
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Ehleringer JR, Field CB et al (1993) Scaling physiological processes: leaf to
globe. Academic Press, San Diego 13. Hadamard J (1949) The psychology of
invention in the field of mathematics. Princeton University Press, Princeton 14.
Halbwachs M (1952) Les Cadres Sociaux de la Mémoire. Presses Universitaires
de France, Paris 15. Lefebvre H (2004) Rhythmanalysis: space, time and
everyday life. Continuum, London 16. Loftus EF, Loftus GR (1980) On the
permanence of stored ...

Human Body Size And The Laws Of Scaling

Author: Thomas T. Samaras
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781600214080
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Physiological, Performance, Growth, Longevity and Ecological Ramifications
Thomas T. Samaras. THE PRINCIPLE OF ... Simply put, how thinly a pie must be
cut, or which process might get less at the expense of those receiving more, is
ultimately dictated by the size of the pie. This can be extended to ... One linkage
of allometry and allocation traces to the predictable decline in mass-specific rates
of processes associated with metabolism as organisms get larger. This means
that ...