Objective: Despite the ubiquity of expansion and retraction dynamics of flowing streams, The large majority of biogeochemical
and hydrological studies conceive river networks as static elements of the landscape, And a coherent framework to quantify nature and extent of drainage network dynamics is lacking.
The topics include the potential impacts of climate change on biodiversity in flowing freshwater systems, the ecology of mating and its evolutionary consequences in seed plants, anthropogenic extinction dominates Holocene declines of West Indian mammals, ecosystem process and biogeochemical
cycles in secondary tropical forest succession, and innate receiver bias: its role in the ecology and evolution of plant-animal interaction.
Both observational and modeling studies clearly demonstrate that land-use and land-cover change (LULCC) play an important biogeophysical and biogeochemical
role in the climate system from the landscape to regional and even continental scales.
The students in various groups presented models of models on carbon cycle, sulfur cycle, aquatic ecosystem, global warming, biogeochemical
cycles, savanna ecosystem, nitrogen cycle, human impacts on forest ecosystem and forest ecosystems.
Scientific and media debate regarding future trends, and subsequent ecological, biogeochemical
and societal impacts, of jellyfish and jellyfish blooms in a changing ocean is hampered by a lack of information about jellyfish biomass and distribution from which to compare.
Other topics include benthic exchange and biogeochemical
cycling in permeable sediments, El Nino physics and predictability, turbulence in the upper-ocean mixed layer, sounds in the ocean at 1-100 Hz, resurrecting the ecological underpinnings of ocean plankton blooms, carbon cycling and storage in mangrove forests, the influence of climate change on marine infectious diseases and its implications for management and society, pelagic camouflage and visual countermeasures, and sea ice ecosystems.
changes triggered by human-generated greenhouse gas emissions will not only affect marine habitats and organisms, but will often also occur in areas that are heavily used by humans, concludes the international team of 28 scientists.
The workshop "Brazilian Biomes and Climate Change: an Ecosystem Ecology Approach", occurred between November 8th-13th, 2010 in Maresias, State of Sao Paulo, with forty biogeochemical
specialists from thirteen Brazilian universities and five research institutes aimed summarizing the available information about basic functioning of the main Brazilian biomes, inland and coastal waters, and the ocean, including potential effects of climate change on the structure and functioning of these systems.
Sensorbots are spherical devices equipped with biogeochemical
sensors that promise to open a new chapter in the notoriously challenging exploration of earth's largest ecosystem -- the ocean.
Recent studies showed that bamboos are a significant organic silicon pool and play an important role in biogeochemical
cycles of silicon and other nutrients because of their special growth habit and biogeochemical
Earth and space sciences includes concepts related to objects in the universe, the history of the Earth, properties of Earth materials, tectonics, energy in Earth systems, climate and weather, and biogeochemical
There is also background on biogeochemical
cycles, environmental chemistry, and green chemistry.