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Effects of the Flooding Gradient on Tree Community Diversity in Varzea Forests of the Purus River, Central Amazon, Brazil

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Author(s):
Luize, Bruno G. [1, 2] ; Silva, Thiago S. F. [3] ; Wittmann, Florian [4] ; Assis, Rafael L. [5] ; Venticinque, Eduardo M. [6]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] INPA, Natl Inst Amazonian Res, Grad Program Ecol, Manaus, Amazonas - Brazil
[2] Piagacu Inst, BR-69060095 Manaus, Amazonas - Brazil
[3] UNESP Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Geociencias & Ciencias Exatas, Dept Geog, BR-13506900 Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[4] Max Planck Inst Chem, D-55128 Mainz - Germany
[5] Norwegian Univ Life Sci NMBU, Dept Ecol & Nat Resource Management, N-1432 As - Norway
[6] Fed Univ Rio Grande Norte UFRN, Dept Bot Ecol & Zool, Ctr Biosci, BR-59072970 Natal, RN - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: Biotropica; v. 47, n. 2, p. 137-142, MAR 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 7
Abstract

Amazonian floodplain forests have remarkable variation in tree diversity and structure related to flood duration. We assessed how floodplain forests respond to the continuum flooding gradient and found that Fisher's values vary up to seven times across the landscape. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/11269-2 - Modeling of the spatial dynamics of macrophyte communities in the Amazon floodplain
Grantee:Thiago Sanna Freire Silva
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate