Comparative Effect of Douglas-Fir and Red Alder on Ecosystem Carbon Accumulation
Contribution to Book
Carbon Forms and Functions in Forest Soils
J.M Kelly and W.W. McFee
Soil Science Society of America
comparative effect, douglas-fir, red alder, ecosystem, carbon accumulation
Soil carbon, perhaps as no other factor, influences soil. It affects plant relationships through its direct and indirect impacts on mineral solubility, exchange capacity, nutrient availability, moisture supply, aggregate formation, and soil erosion. This book focuses on a single factor that in many ways describes, defines, and delineates the study of forest soils as a unique niche in the broader continuum of soil science.
D.W. Cole, J. Compton, P.S. Homann, R.L. Edmonds, and H. Van Miegroet. 1995. Comparative effect of Douglas-fir and red alder on ecosystem carbon accumulation. pp. 527-546 IN: J.M Kelly and W.W. McFee (eds.) Carbon forms and functions in forest soils. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.