How to measure plant species composition?

In the Three-D project we measure how plant species composition responds to global change. Plant species composition is a common response variable in community ecology. But how is it measured? Basically, we lie on the grass the whole summer and stare at the vegetation. My husband once said when asked…

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Soil and ecosystem respiration

A short video by Kamal Zurba from the Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Centre, Technische Universit├Ąt Bergakademie Freiberg in Germany, showing the use of manual chamber techniques to determine soil and ecosystem respiration, in addition to quantify GHG emissions from soils under different land use, mainly for CO2, CH4 and N2O. For…

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Published

The handbook for standardized field and laboratory measurements in terrestrial climate change experiments and observational studies (ClimEx) is now published in an issue! And we have updated the “how to cite” section on the webpage.

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