The Mcmurdo Dry Valley Ecosystem: Organization, Controls, and Linkages

  1. John C. Priscu
  1. Daryl L. Moorhead1 and
  2. John C. Priscu2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR072p0351

Ecosystem Dynamics in a Polar Desert: the Mcmurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

Ecosystem Dynamics in a Polar Desert: the Mcmurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

How to Cite

Moorhead, D. L. and Priscu, J. C. (1998) The Mcmurdo Dry Valley Ecosystem: Organization, Controls, and Linkages, in Ecosystem Dynamics in a Polar Desert: the Mcmurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica (ed J. C. Priscu), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR072p0351

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

  2. 2

    Department of Biological Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908991

Online ISBN: 9781118668313

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Keywords:

  • Desert ecology—Antarctica—McMurdo Dry Valleys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conceptual Model of the Dry Valley System

  • Generic Biomass Model

  • Linkages

  • Conclusions