Ecophysiology of Forest and Savanna Vegetation

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. John Lloyd1,
  2. M. L. Goulden2,
  3. J. P. Ometto3,
  4. S. Patiño4,
  5. N. M. Fyllas1 and
  6. C. A. Quesada5

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000741

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Lloyd, J., Goulden, M. L., Ometto, J. P., Patiño, S., Fyllas, N. M. and Quesada, C. A. (2009) Ecophysiology of Forest and Savanna Vegetation, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000741

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Geography, University of LeedsLeeds, UK

  2. 2

    Earth System Science, University of California Irvine, California, USA

  3. 3

    Centro de Ciências do Sistema Terrestre, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais São José Dos Campos, Brazil

  4. 4

    Grupo de Ecología de Ecosistemas Terrestres Tropicales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Amazonia, Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones-ImaniLeticia, Colombia

  5. 5

    Institito Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia Manaus, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904764

Online ISBN: 9781118670347



  • Rain forest ecology—Amazon River Region;
  • Biosphere—Research—Amazon River Region;
  • Climatic changes—Amazon River Region;
  • Amazon River Region—Climate


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Contrast of Amazonian Vegetation Types

  • Physiology of Forest and Savanna Vegetation

  • Physiology at the Stand Level Scale

  • Concluding Comments and Synthesis