Special feature: global climate change and the dynamics of biological communities

Kagata, Hideki; Yamamura, Kohji
January 2006
Population Ecology;Jan2006, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The article focuses climate change and the dynamics of biological communities. The results and findings of several studies related to the effects of climatic changes on population biology are explained. And our current understanding of global warming, according to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is discussed. Global warming provides a huge test field where the validity of research can be judged after several decades. The author is hoping that this article will encourage readers to apply their knowledge to the issues of global warming.


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